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A second ad ordered by Unit III Director Bridgett Sorenson was not included in the May 29 tribal newspaper. It is provided as an addendum in the online newspaper folder (https://www.saulttribe.com/newsroom/sault-tribe-newspaper/newspaper-download-files/download-file?path=2024%252FSpecial%2BAddendum%2Bto%2BV45%2BN5.pdf)

The Sault Tribe Election Commission has called a special meeting for Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11 a.m. in the Whitefish Point Room at Kewadin Casinos in the Sault. The purpose of this special meeting is for the Commission to review Election contests and complaint(s) before heading into closed session for a legal update. Members may attend via Zoom using the link below, or in person at the Whitefish Point Room.


Election Commission Meeting Agenda

Sault Tribe Pow-Wow Committee Invites You to Father’s Day Lunch Fundraiser Sunday, June 16, Niigaanagiizhik Building, 11 Ice Circle in Sault Ste. Marie.

Meal: $10
Fry bread singles: $2
Strawberry shortcake: $4
Each meal includes: Pulled pork on fry bread and a side salad.

Stop by from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or call 906‑203‑6382 for delivery.

Father’s Day Lunch Fundraiser Flyer

POW WOW FLYER 2024The 27th Annual Sugar Island Powwow is Saturday and Sunday, July 20‑21, at the Sugar Island Powwow grounds.

Friday, July 19
10 a.m. Spiritual Gathering

Saturday, July 20
1 p.m. Grand Entry
5 p.m. Feast
7 p.m. Grand Entry

Sunday, July 21
1 p.m. Grand Entry

Emcees: Shannon Martin and Josh Homminga
Area Director: Jefferson Ballew
Head Veteran: Henry Boulley Jr.
Head Dancers: Melissa Causley and Michael Hatch
Jr. Head Dancers: Isis Causley and Arrow Hatch
Host Drum: Medicine Bear
Co-Host Drum: Bahweting Singers

No vendor fees: First come, first served.
Rustic camping available.
3 Mile Road, Sugar Island, Mich.
Follow the signs from the ferry.
No drugs, alcohol, politics or dogs.

For more information follow Sugar Island Traditional Powwow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sugarislandpowwow2/ or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sugar Island Powwow Flyer

The unofficial results of the Sault Tribe Primary Election are as follows:

DJ Hoffman-1875
Austin Lowes (incumbent)-3811

Lorrie Jump-1555

Unit I
Betty Freiheit (incumbent)-1239
Kim Gravelle-937
Mike Lumsden-759
Mike McKerchie (incumbent)-1043
Joanne Pavlat-Carr-802
Aaron Payment-1326

Frederick Carr III-346
Lorrie Jump-585
Chloe Kannan-690
Mary McLean-403

Unit II
Lana Causley Smith (incumbent)-532
Dean Hyslop Sr.-105

Monica Cady-81

John Rickley-442
Bridgett Sorenson (incumbent)-845

Todd Preseau II-139

Uncertified List of Candidates

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