5/28 The Fond du Lac Veterans' Powwow will be
held on July 10 - 12, 2015, at the Mash Ka Wisen Powwow Grounds in
Sawyer, MN. Click here for full
5/27 Two Diabetes Workshops featuring guest
speaker Barbara Mora will be held on June 9th. Healing Through the
Circle of the Basket Workshop, at MNAW, 9 AM, and My Long, Hard,
Not-So-Hard, Joyful Journey With Diabetes, at Cloquet Forestry
Center, 5 PM. Both workshops are space limited, register by June
5th. Call Jenn at 878-2146 or Amanda at 878-3769 to register. Click
on the fliers below.
Healing Circle Basket
Joyful Journey with Diabetes
5/26 The Minnesota Indian Estate Planning
Project (MIEPP) will be available to meet with Band members to
prepare wills or other estate planning documents until September,
2015. Call today: 651-739-9615 for appointment or visit the
MIEPP Facebook page. Also visit
more information. See their flier below.
MN Indian Estate Planning Project
5/26 A Cooking with
Commodities Class will be held at Food Distribution on June 3rd & 24th, from 1 - 4 PM. The monthly Cooking Class
will be held on Tuesday, June 9th at the Cloquet Community Center. Click below for details.
Cooking Class - June 9
Commodities - June 3 & 24
5/20 The Fond du Lac Tribal Historic
Preservation Office is searching once again for applicants for the
Fond du Lac Cultural Resources Advisory Review Board. Applicants
would be willing to meet at least quarterly, and have a knowledge of
the history and cultural resources relative to the Band. Please fill
out and return applications to the Fond du Lac Tribal Historic
Preservation Office by E-Mailing
email@example.com, or in person at the Fond du Lac
Resource Management building.
Board Member Application
5/19 A free workshop, Planning for the Future of
Your Land, will be held for Native American Land Owners at the
Cloquet Community Center on Wednesday, June 3rd.
Click here for workshop
details and RSVP contacts. Please RSVP by May 27th.
5/15 The 2015 Gitigaan Program will be held
Tuesday evenings through June 2nd, at the Cloquet Community
Center. Classes will run from 6:00 to 8:00 PM will a meal at 5:30
PM. Click here for a
schedule of classes.
5/11 The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has
once again ruled in the Bandís favor in the dispute over
Fond-du-Luth rent payments. The federal district court in Minnesota
had previously ruled that the Band must pay back rent from 2009 to
2011, but the Eighth Circuit reversed and the district court must
now reconsider its decision. A copy of the opinion is
4/30 Save the Date! The Women's Wellness
Gathering will be held June 1 & 2 at the Cloquet Forestry Center.
Click here for the
4/24 Save The Date! The Kiwenz
Ojibwe Language Camp will be held June 17 - 21 at the Kiwenz
Campground. Learn Ojibwe language, culture, history and art!
See details below. If registering or volunteering, please fill out
the appropriate form and save it. Then email the saved version to
the email address on the form.
Language Camp Flier
Tentative Camp Agenda
Camp Registration Form
Camp Volunteer Form
Artist Registration Form
4/21 The 37th Annual FDL Health Fair will be
held on Thursday, June 11th, at the Ojibwe School Gym. 65+
Exhibitors, activities, drawings and more!
Click here for full details.
4/17 An updated memorandum about 2016 election
dates and residency requirements for candidates is
The date of the general election has been corrected.
4/17 Fond du Lac is preparing for ice-out
fishing plans, and there are many changes on the horizon for band
members. FDL Resource Management will be maintaining a list of band
members interested in spearing this spring. Click the links below
for a letter with details on the 2015 Spearing/Netting season
changes, and a sign-up link for interested members.
Spring Spearing Plans
Territory Lakes List
Territory Lakes List - as of 4/17/15
Spearing Sign-Up Form for Interested Band Members
3/31 The D.C. District Court dismissed the City
of Duluthís suit against the National Indian Gaming Commission for
its role in the Fond-du-Luth case. The opinion is
3/26 The Fond du Lac Resource Management
Fisheries Program has issued a media release regarding treaty
harvest on lakes within the 1854 Ceded Territory.
Click here to read the media release.