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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting beginning 5 p.m. on June 18 at the Sault Kewadin Casino Whitefish Point Room, in person or via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/83640619761.

“Membership Participation” will be held at 5 p.m. in person or by virtual attendance. The link is available Sault Tribe website under membership assistance for the meeting link and Membership Form that must be completed. The deadline to submit a form is 1 p.m. on meeting day. The link is https://zoom.us/j/83640619761. Those who have already registered for Zoom meetings need not register again unless they have a matter for the board.

To attend the scheduled workshop, except for closed session or items, go to https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84149623333. Those who have already registered to Zoom Board of Directors meetings need not register for workshops.

On the agenda under Resolutions is: Buildings - Escanaba Community Center FY24/25 Budget Mod.; Cultural - After School Native Language Est. of FY24 Budget; Natural Resources - GLRI Lake Whitefish Est. of FY24 Budget; Education - TED Grant Est. of FY25 Budget; ACFS - Binogii Placement Agency FY24 Budget Mod.; ACFS Division - Transitional Housing FY24 Budget Mod.; Funds - BIA FY 2024 Budget Mod.; Enterprises - Sawyer Village Maintenance FY24 Budget Mod.; Trust Status 5/6 Mark Circle, Kincheloe; Trust Status 37/39 Evergreen Drive, Kincheloe; Trust Status 2318 Shunk, Sault Ste. Marie; Trust Status 2496 Shunk, Sault Ste. Marie; Trust Status 6303 W. Faketty, Manistique; Amending Tribal Code Chapter 21; Revising Tribal Code Chapter 11: Membership Ordinance; Title IV-B Subpart I Child Welfare Services & Title IV-B Subpart II Promoting Safe and Stable Families; LATCF Fund Appropriation Sault Tribe EDC; Amend Res. 2024-22 LATCF Fund Appropriation Sault Tribe Utility Authority; Unit 2 - Award Contract - TriMedia - Environmental Services; Unit 3 - Award Contract - TriMedia - Environmental Services; and Award Contract to UBS Financial Services, Inc. for 401K Retirement Plans Financial and Consulting Services.

Under NEW BUSINESS, the board will consider Key Employee; Committee Resignation and Appointments; and Board Concerns.

Resolutions

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You are cordially invited to the Sault Tribe’s expansion of Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT) services Naandwejgegamig Open House:

DATE: Monday, June 24, 2024
TIME: 10 - 11 a.m.
LOCATION: 2861 Ashmun St., Suite 5 and 6, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. There is limited on-site parking available. Additional parking can be found directly across the street at the Sault Tribe Health Center. 

Feeding America West Michigan drive-thru mobile pantry, Thursday, June 13, at Big Bear Arena, 2 Ice Circle Drive in Sault Ste. Marie. Distribution will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. 

The Mobile Food Pantry distributions provide supplemental groceries, at no charge, to anyone in need. There are no income requirements that must be met in order to attend the distribution.

When coming to the distribution, turn onto Bahweting Drive (off of Shunk Road). Do not block driveways. See attached map.

In order to pick up food for a household other than your own, you must have written permission with signature that includes: household name and address, how many people live in the household, how many are children, how many are senior citizens/elders and how many are veterans. Limit of two proxy pickups per vehicle for distribution.

Contact Kristen Corbiere with questions or to volunteer at 231‑622‑5286 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To find food resources near you visit https://www.feedwm.org/findfood/.

Mobile Food Pantry Flyer

Sault Tribe Health Division Medical Mobile Unit visits July 16‑19 at 36181 Sibley Rd., New Boston, Mich. Appointments with Dr. Hamilton.

See flyer for further details. For more information, call 906‑379‑7384.

Medical Mobile Unit in New Boston Flyer

The Sault Tribe Election Commission will be conducting the General Election on Thursday, June 27, 2024, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at Kewadin Casinos in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. There will be no Zoom option for attendance; however, Communications’ Videographer Joseph Street will be on site to livestream the event to Facebook. As always, tribal members are welcome to attend to watch the process in person.

Tribal members and tribal employees who would like to volunteer to assist the commission on General Election night with the opening of the ballots should contact Lona Stewart or Ashlee Mielke either via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by phone at 906‑635‑6050. Questions can be referred to them as well. Dinner will be provided for volunteers.

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Photo by Ken Bosma / CC BY