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About $2.3 Million Distributed to Red Lake Members on Saturday - P19

RED LAKE, MN - About $2.3 million was distributed to Red Lake members on Saturday, including those checks mailed on December 10th.

In November the Red Lake Tribal Council approved a $250.00 Trust Fund payment for every enrolled member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians.

Checks were distributed at two locations on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 8 AM to 8 PM. Those locations were at the Red Lake Humanities Center for Red Lake, Little Rock and Redby Districts, and at the Ponemah Boys and Girls Club for the Ponemah District.

Off Reservation members' checks were mailed on Thursday, December 10th.

Those checks that were not picked up on Saturday will be mailed to their current addresses on Monday, December 14th.

Checks reported lost will have a 60-day waiting period before it will be re-issued. A $20.00 stop payment fee will be deducted from the check.

Stolen checks must be reported to your local law enforcement, and a police report will be required by the Accounting Department.

Nop checks will be issued after March 31, 2016 and unclaimed funds are required to be returned to the Trust Fund Account.

The deadline for enrollment was Friday, November 6, 2015.

According to the Red Lake Tribal Council Website, the enrollment number was 11,422.


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