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Sault Tribe’s services, facilities and postponed events during COVID-19 closure

Due to the extensive number of events on Sault Tribe’s schedule, a list has been developed to help tribal members navigate the many postponements. It will be updated at least twice a day as time goes on. Thank you.

New entries will be added to the top of list.

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors meets at 5 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Sault Kewadin Casino. Due to the COVID-19 state of emergency, meetings are not open to the public.

Resolutions on the agenda are Elder Outreach Worker Program, Tribal Buildings – Nazarene Church, Natural Resources – Nunn’s Creek, Health Center – Sault Dental, Health Center – Sault Medical Nursing Gov’t – Economic Director; FY 2020 Gov’t Cap Ex, Continuing Funding Authority, Amending Vacation Policy and Program for Allocation of CARES Act.

Under new business the board will consider a fishing request and board concerns.

August 18 Meeting Resolutions

The Sault Tribe WIOA Department is currently accepting applications for the Work Experience Program.  Eligibility Requirements: Must be Native American between the ages of 16 and 21, reside within the seven-county service area (Marquette, Alger, Chippewa, Luce, Mackinaw, Delta and Schoolcraft counties), and either unemployed or low income. If you are interested in applying for after school employment, please contact Brenda Cadreau at 906‑635‑4767 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application. Deadline to apply is Sept. 18, 2020.

The Sault Tribe Enrollment Dept. now has a drop box in front of its offices at 2428 Shunk Rd. in Sault Ste. Marie. The drop box will be checked hourly during the day and, until it is permanently installed, the drop box will be moved inside after hours. Any member that has information in a sealed envelope is encouraged to use it.

Anishinaabemowin Word of the Week Debwewin

Deb/we/win- Truth

Truth is represented by the turtle he was here during the creation of Earth and carries the teachings of life on his back. The turtle lives his life at a slow pace because he understands the importance of both the journey and the destination. To live with truth and to walk with truth, is to speak the truth. Be true to yourself and all of creation.

Anishinaabemowin Word of the Week Debwewin

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A special meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at the Sault Kewadin Casino starting at 10 a.m. on Aug. 11. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting will not be open to the public.

Resolutions on the agenda are: Expungement and Loan to Lume.

Under new business, the board will consider Letter to the City and Board Concerns.

August 11 Meeting Resolutions

Join us online to learn safe home preserving techniques and valuable resources to ensure the safety of your home preserved food. Preserving your Harvest classes will be held every Thursday from Aug. 13 through Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. EDT.  No matter what your home food preservation experience is—beginner or seasoned—these FREE classes will allow you to learn the most current recommendations for safe home preserving and to ask any questions you may have. 

Join us for all sessions or choose the topics that interest you.  

Aug. 13 – Safe Home Food Preservation – Traditions and Trends
Aug. 20 – Preserving what’s left in your Garden
Aug. 27 – Peaches – Can or Freeze?
Sept. 3 – Too Many Tomatoes
Sept. 10 – Salsa 101 
Sept. 17 – Know your Canners
Sept. 24 – Basics of Sauerkraut
Oct. 8 – Preparing Soups for Winter
Oct. 15 – Making Applesauce
Oct. 22 – Preserving Food for Gifts
Oct. 29 – Preserving Venison 

To register please visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/PreserveHarvest/. To listen by phone, please call to register: 877‑643‑9882

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