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

Untitled 1Due to the continuing presence of COVID-19 cases across the tribe’s seven-county service area, Sault Tribe continues to ask staff and the public to practice social distancing and wash their hands often. Masks are required in tribal health clinics. Plans will be updated as needed. Miigwech.

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Newberry Powwow FlyerNewberry Powwow Sept. 17, 2022, Newberry Powwow Grounds.
Grand Entry 1 p.m.
Feast at 5 p.m. Please bring a dish to pass, if able.

Head Veteran: Nick Van Alstine
Arena Director: Josh Homminga/Bud Biron
Youth Male Dancer: Tyler Homminga
Youth Female Dancer: Nonah Homminga
Drum: Mukkwa Giizhk

Open to public!
Vendor information please call 906‑293‑8181.
Alcohol and drug free event.

Newberry Powwow Flyer

Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Program Fall Ceremonies will be held on Sugar Island Oct. 5‑9, 2022, at the Mary Murray Culture Camp, 266 Homestead Rd., Sugar Island, Mich. Please call Lori, Bree, or Katrina at (906) 632-0236, 632-0220, or 632-5268. Please remember moon time teachings.

Fall Releasing Ceremony—Wednesday, Oct. 5 - Sunday, Oct. 9.

Fall Fasting Ceremony —Thursday, Oct. 6 - Sunday, Oct. 9.

Women's Fast for Mother Earth—Saturday, Oct. 8, fasting begins at sunrise and ends at sunset, followed by a sweat lodge and feast.

2022 Fall Releasing Ceremony

2022 Fall Fasting Ceremony

Fall 2022 Women's Fast For Mother Earth

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 Aug. 9 at the Sault Kewadin Casino, in person or via Zoom, https://zoom.us/j/96906911516.

Those who have already registered for Zoom meetings need not register again unless they have a matter for the board.

“Matters Raised by the Membership” will be held at 4 p.m. in person or by virtual attendance. The link is available at saulttribe.com under Membership Assistance for the Zoom meeting and Membership Form that must be completed. The deadline to submit a form is 3 p.m. on meeting day. The link is https://zoom.us/j/96906911516.

On the agenda under Resolutions is: ACFS-OVC Tribal Victim Services Set Aside; ACFS-USDA; Self-Insurance Property and Liability; Community Health Nursing/Public Health Workforce; Manistique Medical Nursing; Escanaba Gladstone Clinic/Third Party Revenue; DeMawating Development-Golf Courses; Continuing Funding Authority; Construction Bid Acceptance; Authorization to Negotiate/Purchase-SSM; Authorization to Bid on Parcels-Public Land Auction; Trust Land Lease-JKL Way; Support for Sanderson Field; Transportation-Our Town Creative Placemaking Grant; Weaponizing Legislation; Authorization to Establish Environmental Community Gardens; Appointment Transparency: Indigenous Food Sovereignty; Amending Ch. 10 Subchapter 11 Special Advisory Elections; Video Footage; and Investigating Accusations Against Elected Officials.

Under New Business, the board will consider Relinquishment; Committee Appointments; Key Employee; Rescinding Sept. 30, 2005, Motion; and Notice of Violation.

August 9 Meeting Resolutions

Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Program’s Women’s Full Moon Ceremony
Thursday, Aug. 11
Ceremony starts at 8 p.m.
Located at the Niigaanagiizhik Ceremonial Building (11 Ice Circle Drive)
Please bring a copper cup or drinking vessel and skirt if available to ceremony.
Women on their moon time may attend (offerings can be made on your behalf).

Please contact Lori, Bree, or Katrina with any questions.
906‑632‑0236 or 906‑632‑5268
Masks are recommended.

Full Moon Ceremony Flyer

Kewadin AdvertisementBe a part of our team. We are hiring! For all positions.
Tribal members, community members, everyone welcome to join our team.

Competitive wages and benefits
Flexible shifts
Shift differential pay
Paid holidays
On-site training
401K Retirement plans with company match
Health benefits including: medical, dental, vision prescriptions
Paid time off including: vacation, sick, personal days, bereavement, cultural leave

Apply online today at www.kewadin.com/careers or at www.saulttribe.com

Kewadin Jobs Flyer

Sault Tribe Traditional Medicine Program
Gerard Sagassige
Sept. 7, 12, 14, 19, 21 and 26, Sault Ste. Marie Health Center, 906‑632‑0236 Lori Gambardella
Sept. 6, St. Ignace Health Center, 906‑643‑8689 or 877‑256‑0135
Sept. 13, Manistique Health Center, 906‑341‑8469 or 866‑401‑0043
Sept. 20, Munising Health Center, 906‑387‑4721 or 800‑236‑4705

Any questions, please call the Traditional Medicine Program at 906‑632‑0236 or 906‑632‑5268.

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