tribal government

Tribal Council

The governing body of the Fond du Lac Reservation is the Reservation Business Committee, or Tribal Council, 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 Chairperson and Secretary-Treasurer also serving as members of the Executive Committee of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

Current Tribal Council Members

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Kevin Dupuis

Kevin DuPuis


Ferd Martineau

Ferdinand Martineau


Ferd Martineau

Vanessa L. Northrup

District I (Cloquet) Representative

Bruce Savage

Bruce M. Savage

District II (Sawyer) Representative

Bruce Savage

Roger M. Smith, Sr.

District III (Brookston) Representative