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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 $1,000.00 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 last 12 months of household income of deceased member or declaration of no income
  • Itemized fee statement from the funeral home handling the arrangements, and if the funeral was paid by an individual
  • A receipt of payment made to funeral home prior to Funeral Fund application You will also need to complete a W-9.


Funeral Assistance Application and W-9

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