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BOIS FORTE URBAN OFFICE

The Bois Forte Urban Office is located at 1308 East Franklin Ave. Suite 112, in Minneapolis. Jacque Wilson is the Urban Office Coordinator. You can reach the office at 612-871-6618 or Urbanoffice@boisforte-nsn.gov or click here to be connected to the urban office web page.

Bois Forte Emergency Fund

 

The Emergency Assistance Fund (EAF) was established by the Bois Forte Tribal Council to help Band members deal with emergencies. The 2014 EAF has money available for qualified applicants. To learn more about the EAF or to download the Guidelines & Application, visit the Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) page by clicking on this link.

Please note, applicants need to provide all three of the following: a signed application, proof of denial from another funding source, a quote or bill for the item you are requesting assistance with. Applications that do not include all three of the above items are considered incomplete.


Special Meeting of the RTC - November 12

 

A special meeting of the RTC will be held on Wednesday, November 12 at 9:00 a.m. at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in the Woodlands Ballroom.

 

Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, November 7, 2014.


Time to renew Purchased/Referred Care - formerly ‘Contract Health’

 

The Health and Human Services Department is reminding all Band members it’s time to renew your Purchased/Referred Care application, which was formerly known as Contract Health.

 

You need to complete one of two forms to renew your coverage. Click here for the initial application if you have not been on Contract Health since last year. 

If you were part of the Contract Health program (now called Purchased/Referred Care) last year, you need to  complete this renewal form.

 

If you need more information, please contact Cathy Chavers, Patient Benefits Case Manager or Ericka Cote, Patient Benefits/CHS Assistant at 218-757-3295 or 1-800-223-1041 (in MN only).


Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation Offering Assistance for Business Development - Nov 12

 

Are you planning to start a business, purchase an exisiting business or expand your current business?  The MCT BDC is able to provide free assistance.  On November 12 the MCT BDC will be at the Bois Forte Government Center from noon - 3 p.m.  Click here for more information about the event.


List of UNKNOWN Whereabouts from Enrollment Office

 

The Tribal Enrollment Office Needs Your Help. If you know of the whereabouts of any of the individuals on this list.

Please have them call the enrollment office at 218-757-3261 Ext. 162.

If you know that someone on this list is deceased, please send documentation of death to the Bois Forte Enrollment Office, 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772.

 


Ferrellgas Awarded the Propane Bid

 

Click here to view a copy of the agreement.


No Cost Telephone Equipment Distribution for MN Residents

 

The Minnesota Department of Human Services have joined with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Wisdom Steps to provide no cost telephone equipment for Minnesota residents who have difficulty using a regular telephone due to hearing loss, speech or physical disability.

For more information or to see if you qualify for these services email ted.program@state.mn.us, visit www.tedprogram.org or click here.


 


  

Last update: 10.23.14

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  Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Vermilion and on the grounds of Fortune Bay Resort, Casino & Golf Course. We are dedicated to telling the Bois Forte Ojibwe story-as our name-Atisokanigamig or LEGEND HOUSE tells.


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