Our administration departments are here to serve Tribal Citizens with information and access to resources for Education, Environment, Housing, Language & Culture and Elder Services along with several departments that support the day-to-day functions of the Tribal Government.
The Education Department is able to provide a wide range of services for Tribal Citizens. Assistance includes PreK-12th grade programs, Higher Education, with full tuition payments for citizens, GED Testing Assistance, Employment Assistance and Recreation Funding. For more information about the Education Department and its offerings, click here.
Elder Services functions to assist Tribal Citizens 50 years and older. Providing a place for our Elders to always feel welcome and assist them in any way possible. For more information about Elder Services, click here.
The Environmental Department serves current and future generations of the Tribal Community through stewardship of natural resources. This department implements environmental/natural resource educational outreach and executes culturally-based conservation projects and services with a forward thinking approach. For more information about the Environmental Department and its offerings, click here.
The Finance Department ensures proper stewardship of the Gun Lake Tribe’s financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures and controls. For more information about the Finance Department, click here.
Grants, Planning & Management
The Grants, Planning and Management Department provides practical and administrative assistance in the form of research, assessment and technical support, in three distinct, but interrelated areas - Planning, Proposals and Grant and Contract Management, which focuses on risk mitigation through monitoring activities. For more information about the GPM Deparment, click here.
The Housing Department’s goal is to carry out the Department’s mission statement by offering Housing Assistance Programs to Tribal Citizens of all income levels. This includes the rental of Tribally-owned dwelling units, Down Payment Assistance, Housing Improvement, HOOP, IDA, Principal Pay Down, Rental Assistance including funding for full time students seeking higher education and a Water & Sewer/Sanitation Improvement Program. For more information about the Housing Department and its offerings, click here.
The Human Resources Department balances service and regulatory requirements by ensuring that all employees are provided a fair and professional work environment while giving assistance in employment matters. For more information about the HR Department, click here.
The Information Technology (I.T.) department is responsible for establishing, monitoring and maintaining computer technology, and electronic communications (e.g., telephony and e-mail) throughout the Tribal Government. For more information about the I.T. Department, click here.
Language & Culture
The Language/Culture Department works to provide Bodéwadmi language and culture opportunities to the membership and community. For more information about the Language & Culture Department and its offerings, click here.
The primary focus of the Public Works Department is facilities management of all Tribal properties, this includes maintenance and repairs to the buildings and the upkeep of the grounds. Public Works currently manages all properties excluding the Gun Lake Casino, this means the Luella Collins Community Center, Camp Jijak, the Tribal Government campus and the Bradley Indian cemetery. For more information about the Public Works Department, click here.
2017 Tribal Government Holidays
The Gun Lake Tribal Government will be closed on the following Holidays:
Memorial Day (May 29)
Chairman, D.K. Sprague, Day (June 28)
Floating Holiday (July 3)
Independence Day (July 4)
Tribal Recognition Day (Aug 23)
National American Indian Day (Oct 9)
Veteran’s Day (November 10, Observed)
Thanksgiving (Nov 23 & 24)
Christmas Day (Dec 25)
*The Tribal Government is also closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.*