The RTC meeting scheduled for this Wed., October 1 has been CANCELLED
POSTPONED TO October 15 due to the passing of an Elder
Harmony Together Community Fest rescheduled to Oct. 15.
The Mino Wiijiidiwin "Harmony Together" Community Fest scheduled for October 2 has been postponed until October 15 out of respect to the Morrison family on the passing of Priscilla on 9.29.14..
Fortune Bay Resort Casino will host Mino Wiijiidiwin "Harmony Together" Community Fest on October 15. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a drum openng, and will go until 7:00. Dinner will be served. For a complete itinerary of the evening's events click here. The Fest is sponsored by Bois Forte Health & Human Services Chemical Dependency Program.
No rice buying this season
The Bois Forte Conservation Committee has decided not to buy rice this season.
The Conservation Committee came to a consensus by carefully evaluating data and listening to the suggestions of Elders and community members. The following contributed to the decision:
Voices of Elders and Community Members
Respect and Honor of the Spiritual Value of Wild Rice
Re-evaluating the Wild Rice Buying Program
Increased time for Lake Restoration
Bois Forte Conservation Code Section 5.02: GREEN RICE: It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or to possess with the intent to sell, green rice for the purpose of reseeding without the expressed approval of the Tribal Council.
Ricing on Nett Lake OPEN - Poles allowed
The Rice harvest on Nett Lake began Thursday, September 18. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poles allowed begriming Monday, September 22.
Permits are $5 for Band members, $5 for resident tribal, $1 for Elders and students. Permits will be sold at the Nett Lake Store beginning at 8 a.m. Please bring correct amount of cash.
Please do not break the heads of the rice when knocking and stay out of areas where rice is still green.
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).
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union's Per Cap Challenge!
Have you ever had an out of money experience, take the per cap challenge! Keep $100 from your Per Cap in your Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union and be eligible for the BIG Challenge. If you don't have an account, sign up by stopping in and you will automatically receive a free T-shirt. Keep the $100 in your account for at least a month and you will receive a draw string back pack with NEFC logo. Click here for complete details.
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.