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Attached is the **OFFICIAL** list of candidates for the 2024 Election. The Election Commission verified valid signatures and certified the 2024 Candidate list on April 19, 2024 per Tribal Code Chapter 10: Election Ordinance, 10.112 Nomination of Candidates.

Per Tribal Code Chapter 10, Section 10.119 (2), any contest or complaint related to nominating petitions and/or rolls of registered voters must be submitted within three (3) days, or by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2024. Contests may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note: Units’ 1 and 3 and Chairperson will have a primary election.

Official List of Candidates for the 2024 Election

The Election Commission and staff volunteers are nearing conclusion of certifying signatures. The Election Commission will be going back into open session within the next 45 minutes (approximately 5:45 p.m.) to announce all candidates who had the appropriate number of signatures to proceed to the Primary Election. Below is the Zoom link for any member who would like to join. Please note: you can stay in the waiting room until the Commission is ready to open the meeting back up to the membership.


Six-week Fall Prevention class meeting Wednesdays, May 15 to June 19, from 10 to 11 a.m., Big Bear Hospitality Room (upstairs) 2 Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie. Open to Sault Tribe members 55 years and older. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and athletic style shoes. Class size: 10 individuals maximum. To sign up, please call Sault Tribe Community Health at 906‑632‑5210. Deadline to sign up is Monday, May 13. Brought to you by Sault Tribe Community Health Medical Fitness Program.

Fall Prevention Class Flyer

Sault Tribe’s Language and Culture invites all to 2024 Spring Ceremony Saturday, May 18, Niigaanagiizhik Building, 11 Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie. Sunrise Ceremony 6 a.m. Spring Ceremony 10 a.m. Lunch provided. For more information, please contact Tyler Bouschor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 906‑203‑6382.

2024 Spring Ceremony

Sault Tribe Behavioral Health proudly welcomes Officer Jermaine Galloway, aka “The Tall Cop.”

Save the Date! Join us Monday, July 1, 2024, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., DreamMakers Theater, 2186 Shunk Rd. in Sault Ste. Marie for an educational training to identify the drug trends in our community to prevent substance misuse. Adults-only, free event open to the public. Continental breakfast included. Please arrive at 7:30 for registration and breakfast.

For more information call 906‑635‑6075.

This event is sponsored by SAMHSA grant #3H79TI085653-02S1.

For questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Tall Cop Flyer

2354 E. Hwy M-134, Hessel, MI 49745
May 18, 2024, at 11 a.m.
Potluck at 12 p.m.

Needed: Rakes, trash bags, work gloves, and any other items for cleaning the graves and tidying up the general cemetery area. Please label items with your name to reduce chances of getting mixed up with others’ items.

Any questions or for more information, contact Russ Rickley, 906‑440‑5696, or Dell Powers, 906‑984‑2055.

Wequayoc Cemetery Spring Clean-up Flyer

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