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All enrolled members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are eligible for funeral assistance from the Sault Tribe Funeral Fund.

Each applicant shall be eligible for up to $1,000 for funeral expenses only. The funeral fund will process requests for burial, cremation, burial plot and head stone.

All applications will require the following:
• A certified death certificate
• Itemized fee statement from the funeral home handling the arrangements
• Completed Application
• W-9 for funeral home if receiving payment
• W-9 for family member if funeral was paid

Funeral Assistance Application and W-9

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