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Chicken and wild rice soup with bannock will be served at the Native American Center Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy Native Amerian cuisine! Please join us at the Native American Cneter (Eskoonwid Endaad), the corner rowhouse with a cedar tree in front. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds go toward Spring powwow.

Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser for DeaconFacilities Administrative Assistant and Sault Tribe member Jennifer Bouschor's son Deacon has been sick with RSV and pneumonia. His condition has worsened and he has been airlifted to DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids.

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Buffalo Wild Wings in Sault Ste. Marie will donate 10 percent of all day sales to Deacon's family. Let's come together and help Deacon's family with the Buffalo Wild Wings fundraiser.

Fundraiser for Deacon Flyer

The first I-500 corn hole tournament is set for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 8:30 p.m., at the Dream Makers Theater of the Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie. Registration begins at 7 p.m. on the day of the tournament in the theater. $25 per team with 100 percent payback.

Tournament prize pool: first place – 50 percent, second place – 30 percent, third place – 20 percent; plus additional prizes donated by Kewadin Casinos and Woody's Racing.

For more information, contact Russell Post at 856‑364‑1019, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Corn hole tournament Flyer

Instructor Lisa Burnside will lead a workshop for high-school students and adults on the art of making Native American dream catchers Friday, Jan. 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Avery Arts & Nature Learning Center. The class is free of charge. Donations are appreciated and will be used to support Hessel School House operations. To register, visit www.hesselschoolhouse.org or call 906‑484‑1333. The class is limited to 10 students. This Avery Afternoon Arts program is funded by Les Cheneaux Arts Council and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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 – six vacancies –three males (4-year term), three female (4-year term)

Child Welfare Committee – three vacancies (4-year term)

Election Committee – five vacancies (4-year term)

Higher Education Committee – Two vacancies (4-year term)

Health Board – five vacancies (4-year term)

Housing Commission – three vacancies - Unit 1 (4-year term), Unit –3 (4-year term) Unit 5- (4-year term)

Special Needs/Enrollment Committee – five vacancies (2-year term)

Conservation Committee – four vacancies – Inland (4-year terms), four vacancies-fisheries (4-year terms)


Elder Advisory Committee

Unit I – Sault (4-year term), one regular vacancy and one alternate vacancy

Unit II – Hessel (4-year term), one alternate vacancy

Unit II – Newberry (4-year term), one alternate vacancy

Unit III – St. Ignace (4-year term), one alternate vacancy

Unit IV – Escanaba (4-year term) one regular vacancy

Unit V – Munising (4-year term), one alternate vacancy

 Unit V – Marquette (4-year term), one alternate vacancy


Elder Subcommittees

Unit I – Sault (4-year terms), two regular seat vacancy, two alternate seat vacancies

Unit ll – Hessel (4-year terms), two regular seat vacancies, one alternate vacancy

Unit III – St. Ignace (4-year term), one alternate seat vacancy

Unit IV – Escanaba (4-year term), three regular seat vacancies

Unit V – Munising (4-year term), three regular seat vacancies

Unit V – Marquette (4-year term), one regular seat vacancy, one alternate seat vacancy

Snowshoe Moonwalk
Jan. 30, 4-6 p.m.
Join us for a stroll on the Big Bear Nature Trail with refreshments to follow.
Free Event and Equipment Rentals!
Register by calling Community Health at 632-5210.
Hosted by the Sault Tribe Wellness Collaborative.

See attached flyer for more information.

Snowshoe Moonwalk Flyer

The March 17, 2020, Board of Directors meeting has been changed to March 24, 2020.  The meeting location will still be in Manistique, Mich.

Job opportunities with the U.S. Census Bureau
$21 per hour, up to six months of work
Extra Income
Flexible Hours
Weekly Pay
Paid Training
Please see the attached flyer for sign up times and locations.

Census Job Opportunities Flyer - Updated Jan. 8, 2020

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. —A regular meeting of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will be held at the held at the Kewadin Casino, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7. The meeting will be preceded by “Matters Raised by the Membership” from 4 to 5 p.m.

Resolutions on the agenda are, under Bud Modifications: Sawyer Village, DeMawating Development, ACFS Family Violence, Canada Lynx, Facilities-Escanaba, Facilities-Vacant Lots, Facilities-Wequayoc Cemetery; BIE Part B and C Funding FY 2020; Family Violence Prevention and Services Program; Limited Waiver-White Pine Lodge; Trust Land-Methodist Mission; Ogitchida Qwe and Associates Contract; Special Counsel Contract-Greene; Special Counsel Contract-Lambros; Special Counsel Contract-Morissett; Contract-Frost, Brown, Todd; and Contract-Butzel Long.

Under New Business, the board will consider Relinquishment, Meeting Change-March, Committee Request, Key Employee and Board Concerns.

January 7 Meeting Resolutions

The 2020 tribal newspaper deadline schedule and print dates are now available. Please download and save.

2020 WAN Newspaper Schedule

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