COVID-19 in Indian Country
Per the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will be offering COVID-19 booster shots.

The Sault Tribe COVID-19 Rescue Act Membership Assistance Program provides a one-time $2,000 grant to all eligible tribal citizens.
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To date, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has appropriated $91 million in American Rescue Act funding in the form of $2,000 relief payments for citizens of all ages.
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On June 15, 2021, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors voted to establish the COVID-19 Rescue Act Membership Assistance Program
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The Sault Tribe has already received $211.6 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.
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The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will hold a vaccination event at the Kewadin Shores Sprung Structure on March 13, 2021.
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The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is vaccinating health care workers and elders with its shipment of the new COVID-19 vaccine.
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In a continued effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 throughout Michigan, Kewadin Casinos will be closing all five locations for three weeks.
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The Gun Lake Tribe announced donations that total $500,000 to several local schools and the Allegan County government to assist in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Bay Mills Resort & Casino hotel employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will distribute payments to those affected by the COVID-10 pandemic.

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors recently approved a direct services program to help Sault Tribe members.

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors approved a direct services program to help tribal members. It will be funded with $3.5 million in Covid-19 CARES Act monies.

The Pokagon Gaming Authority is pleased to announce that all of its Four Winds Casinos locations in Michigan and Indiana will reopen to the public on Monday, June 15 at Noon Eastern Time.

The Pokagon Gaming Authority announced that it is targeting June 15, 2020, to reopen its Four Winds Casino locations in Michigan and Indiana.

Sault Tribe government offices are open again! The tribal government is ready to serve its people with safety procedures in place for both its tribal members and team members.

Kewadin Casinos has made the decision to extend the temporary closure of all five casino properties and attached hotels in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula until June 12, 2020.

The Gun Lake Casino and the Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority announced plans to resume operations in a phased re-opening starting 8am on Monday, June 8, 2020.

Until further notice, Sault Tribe team members will no longer see the premium for health, life and long-term disability deducted from their paychecks.

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Chairperson Aaron Payment and Board of Directors have endorsed the establishment of a COVID-19 Task Force.