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

Untitled 1Due to the continuing rise in COVID-19 cases across the tribe’s seven-county service area, Sault Tribe is implementing operational plans for tribal programs and service area counties that are posted in the information bar below. These plans will help safeguard the health of tribal members and team members while still providing services to the membership. Please take care, wear masks in public spaces, practice social distancing and wash your hands often. Miigwech.

Approved COVID-19 related Sault Tribe policies and procedures

New entries will be added to the top of list.

The All-In-One Fitness Club is closed until further notice. Updated Dec. 1, 2020.

Niibishaaboo & Kinoomagewin
Tea & Teachings

The Traditional Medicine Program and the Language & Cultural Department present Tea & Teachings throughout the month of December. All events will be on Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Gerard Sagassige: Dec. 2, 16 and 30
Joe Syrette: Dec. 9 and 23

All events will be virtual, free and open to the public. Access by https://bluejeans.com/334349251 or call 408‑419‑1715, room code: 334349251.

For more information call 906‑635‑6050 or 906‑632‑5200.

Tea & Teachings Flyer

Below are 2020 Christmas events scheduled so far. The list will be updated as more events are received.

Hessel and DeTour Children’s Christmas drive-thru Dec. 5 & 19
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Children’s Christmas drive-thru in Hessel and DeTour. Hessel, Dec. 5, Kewadin Casino Hessel parking lot, 3-5 p.m. DeTour, Dec. 19, DeTour Township Hall parking lot, 3-5 p.m. Sponsored by Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, Kewadin Casino and Youth Education and Activities Program. For More information contact the YEA office at 906‑484‑2298 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Unit II tribal families can choose location closest to choose from. Due to Covid-19 all activities are subject to change.

Newberry Children’s Christmas drive-thru Dec. 11
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Children’s Christmas drive-thru at the Newberry Tribal Health Center, Dec. 11, 4-7 p.m. For ages 14 and under. Sponsored by Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, Kewadin Casino and Youth Education and Activities Program. For more information or to sign up please call 906‑293‑8181. All activities are subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Naubinway/Engadine Children’s Christmas drive-thru Dec. 12
Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Children’s Christmas drive-thru Naubinway/Engadine, Dec. 12, 1-4, p.m. Top of the Lake Snowmobile in Naubinway. For ages 14 and under. Sponsored by Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors, Kewadin Casino and Youth Education and Activities Program. For more information or to sign up please call 906‑293‑8181. All activities are subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Thank you to all the Sault Tribe Member Owned Businesses who have reached out and contacted us so far. Another month of continued GROWTH!

If your business is not listed please contact us so we can get you/your business setup with our office and into the directory going forward.

The Sault Tribe Thrive office is here to help any and all Sault Tribe Member Owned Businesses.

E nad maa ge jik
Those People Who Help

Wii shki maa’aat
To Do Good Work

Wii mi na kii’aat
To Be In Good Relationship With

For more information, contact: Justin Emery, Business Support Coordinator for Sault Tribe Thrive at 906‑635‑6050 ext. 26121, 906‑203‑2914 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sault Tribe Thrive Directory List

Testing centers in the seven-county Sault Tribe service area vary by cost, hours, type of testing and eligibility for testing. Below is a list of the testing centers and their criteria.

Seven-County Service Area COVID Testing Centers

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