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2019 Tribal Newspaper Schedule

Breakfast with Santa is on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Kewadin Casino Grand Ballroom in Sault Ste. Marie. Arts and crafts, Christmas movies, Christmas music and cookie decorating. Ages newborn to 2 free, 3-11 $7 and 12 and over $13. For more information, call 1-800-KEWADIN or visit www.kewadin.com.

Breakfast with Santa Flyer

The Sault Tribe Environmental Department will be hosting its annual open house on Friday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fred Hatch building at 206 Greenough St. in Sault Ste. Marie.

You are invited to come meet the staff, explore the building’s and the seed and soil and water labs, find out about the department’s activities and projects and enjoy hot and cold beverages and snacks.

This event is free and open to all ages. The Environmental Department staff looks forward to seeing you. If you have any questions, please call Mike at 906‑632‑5575 ext. 73062.

The following committees have vacant seats. Sault Tribe members interested in filling these vacancies should submit one letter of intent and three letters of recommendation from other members to Joanne Carr or Linda Grossett, 523 Ashmun St., Sault Ste. Marie MI 49783. Call 906‑635‑6050 with any questions.

Anishinaabe Cultural Committee - five vacancies - three males (4-year term), two female (4-year term)
Child Welfare Committee - four vacancies (4-year term)
Election Committee - six vacancies (4-year term)
Higher Education Committee - two vacancies (4-year term)
Health Board - six vacancies (4-year term)
Conservation Committee - one vacancy (fisher) (1-year term)
Special Needs/Enrollment Committee - six vacancies (2-year term)

Elder Advisory Committee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), one regular vacancy
Unit II - Hessel (4-year term), one alternate vacancy
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one regular vacancy, one alternate vacancy
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), one regular vacancy, one alternate vacancy
Unit V - Marquette (4-year term), one alternate vacancy 

Elder Subcommittee
Unit I - Sault (4-year term), one regular vacancy
Unit ll - Hessel (4-year term), two regular seat vacancies, two alternate seat vacancies
Unit II - Naubinway (4-year term), two alternate seat vacancies
Unit III - St. Ignace (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, one alternate vacancy
Unit IV- Manistique (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy
Unit IV - Escanaba (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy
Unit V - Munising (4-year term), two regular vacancies, one alternate vacancy
Unit V - Marquette (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, one alternate vacancy

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at Kewadin Casino starting at 5 p.m. on Dec. 11. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are establishing Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, American marten budget; Tribal Opioid Treatment and Recovery grant budget; Tribal Opioid Prevention grant budget; Perinatal Opioid Use Disorder grant budget; Big Bear – Pro Shop budget; Continuing Funding – Governmental Schedule C;  Northern White Cedar/MTU-ITC; Tribal Transportation Improvement Plan; USDA Rural Development Agency Grant/Loan; Depart of Commerce – Economic Development Agency; Srinergy Solar Project – Kewadin Sault, Chi Mukwa, Shores; Child Protection Background Investigations; Auth. Full Settlement – Tribal Ct. Case WC-17-01; Litigation Support Funds –CORA and Open Deposit Acct – Flagstar Bank.

Under new business, the board will consider disenrollments, committee request, 2019 board calendar and board concerns.

December 11 Meeting Resolutions

The Conservation Committee meeting set for Dec. 17 is canceled.

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