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St. Croix Tribal Council Election Day – June 12, 2021

St. Croix Tribal Council Election will be held on June 12, 2021. On this day, the five (5) seats for Tribal Council will be voted on by St. Croix Tribal Membership. To View St. Croix Tribal Council Candidate Profiles Please Visit:    Click Here For Candidate Profiles Polling locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the following community locations: BIG SAND LAKE COMMUNITY – TRIBAL CENTER BIG ROUND LAKE COMMUNITY – COMMUNITY CENTER MAPLE PLAIN COMMUNITY […]

St. Croix Tribal Council Proclaims May 5th a Day to Draw Attention To MMIW.

Native American Tribes, communities and activists have been marking May 5th as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIW, or MMIWG, or MMIWG2ST) day since 2017, and April 29-May 5th as the National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  This year, through resolution, The St. Croix Tribal Council joined with many other Tribes, organizations, and the US Federal Government in proclaiming May 5th as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day.  This day is […]

Emergency Broadband Benefits Now Available to Eligible Households

Announcement from the FCC – https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit  The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households […]

St. Croix Tribal Emergency Dispatchers Honored in 2021

In 1991, the United States Congress proclaimed the second week in April to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This weeklong event was the first formalized celebration on a national scale of the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. Each year, the event is promoted nationwide to bring about the recognition of public safety telecommunicators, colloquially known as “dispatchers.” Dispatchers are the first line of communication when emergencies happen, their ability to remain calm during emergencies and […]