The Fond du Lac Reservation is one of six Chippewa Indian Reservations in the state
of Minnesota organized as the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe under Section 16
of the Indian Reorganization Act (Wheeler-Howard) of June 28, 1934 as
The revised Constitution and By-Laws of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe were
approved by the Secretary of Interior on March 3, 1964. The governing
body of the Fond du Lac Reservation is the Reservation Business
Committee, which is composed of a Chairperson, Secretary/Treasurer, and
Three Representatives; one from District 1, Cloquet; one from District
2 Sawyer; and one from District 3, Brookston. All are elected to
four-year terms on a staggered basis with the Chairman and
Secretary-Treasurer also serving as members of the Executive Committee
of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Written personnel policies provide for
the daily operation and supervision of tribal programs and staff.
Current Reservation Business Committee Members
Chairwoman - Karen R. Diver
Secretary/Treasurer - Ferdinand Martineau, Jr.
District I Cloquet - Wally Dupuis
District II Sawyer - David Tiessen, Jr.
District III Brookston - Kevin Dupuis, Sr.
2015 Open RBC
RBC Code of
Resolution #1015/14 - Amending the Reservation Business Committee Code of
MCT Ordinance Implementing Constitutional Petition and Censure Processes
Resolution #1421/10 Declaration of the Ojibwe Language as the Official
Language of the Fond du Lac Band
Fond du Lac Smoking Policy, approved
February 4, 2015
2/26/14 RBC Letter of Approved Use of
Fond du Lac Economic Impact Study
Election Ordinance 10 Revised 11-05-2013
Current Writs of Exclusion List
For information about the Fond du Lac Reservation:
Fond du Lac Reservation
1720 Big Lake Rd.
Cloquet, MN 55720
Click on the links below to read Minnesota
Chippewa Tribe and FDL official documents, and download FDL official
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Constitution
Forms (only accessible from within FDL Network)
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