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2018 Powwow Apparel DesignDue to the high volume of people interested in purchasing powwow apparel over the weekend, the Sault Tribe powwow committee will be placing another order for powwow apparel. Anyone interested in ordering a shirt or sweatshirt must submit their order forms by this Friday, July 20. Payroll deductions are available for Sault Tribe employees. Checks and money orders made out to the Sault Tribe Powwow will also be accepted. 

Please call Cody Jodoin at 906‑635‑6050 with any questions.

Powwow apparel order form

The Mackinac County Child Protection ROUNDTABLEi s partnering with the St. Ignace Public Library to bring breakfast and afternoon snacks to the library’s summer programs. Breakfast and snacks are available to all children and youth age 0-18.

July 16: 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m.
July 17: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
July 18: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
July 20: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
July 27: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Aug. 3: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 11: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Aug. 10: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 17: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 20: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 21: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 24: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Aug. 31: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

The Meet Up and Eat Up, is operated at the local level by Feeding America West Michigan and is administered in Michigan by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Office of Health and Nutrition Services.

See the attached flyer and the 2018 Summer Programs for Kids Schedule at the St. Ignace Public Library.

MEET up and EAT up 2018-SI Library

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Tribe Board of Directors will be held at the Quality Inn in Escanaba (2603 N. Lincoln), starting at 5 p.m. on July 17. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are: under Budget Modifications: Employee Recognition, Education – Higher Education, Tribal Opioid Treatment and Recovery Initiative Grant, Health Center Manistique Clinic and Health Center Munising Clinic; Acceptance of 2017 Governmental Audit; Letter of Credit No. 1 Sault Tribe Construction; Letter of Credit No. 2 Grand Marais; Letter of Credit No. 3 Epoufette; Lease for Escanaba Tribal Community Health Center; MOU with Fannie Mae and Other Lending Institutions; Amending Chapter 83: Evictions or Foreclosures; Audit Committee; and 2018 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program.

Under New Business the board will consider Relinquishment, Committee Request and Board Concerns.

July 17 Meeting Resolutions

Keith Smith, traditional healer, availability for August

Sault Ste. Marie—Aug. 1, 6, 7, 27, 28 and 29. Call Peggy Holappa at 906‑632‑0220 or Lori Gambardella at 906‑632‑0236 for program information.

St. Ignace—Aug. 8. Call 906‑643‑8689.

Feeding America of West Michigan brings fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy and baked goods to distribute to people in need on July 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the JKL Bahweting School, 1301 Marquette Avenue in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Please bring boxes and bags to receive food.

Registration begins at 4 p.m. No early distribution.

Please contact Kristen Corbiere at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 906‑635‑5055, extension 122 for any questions.

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