Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

Belcourt, North Dakota

Ayaan Mino Giizhiig

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Mask Mandate - Turtle Mountain Reservation - All Public Buildings

There is a Mandatory Mask Mandate in effect for all Public Building on the Turtle Mountain Reservation.
Masks must be properly worn (Covering the Mouth and Nose) in all public buildings. Safe Social Distancing should be practiced as well.

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January 6th, 2022

Tribal Government has made the decision to extend  ‘In Person’ Tribal Operations to better help protect our Tribal Membership and Employee’s Health and Safety from a surge in Covid-19 positives within a variety of programs.
The Tribe will continue to call off work for the week of Jan. 10th. Through Jan. 15th.

The limited closure does not apply to essential staff such as but not limited to Finance, Security, HR, Janitorial, MVD, Food Distribution and other essential departments who may be needed as determined by the Program Directors.


Stream KEYA 88.5 Live

K.E.Y.A. Radio is excited to announce that you can now stream your favorite local radio station online!

Click the link below to start streaming now

Turtle Mountain Times Online

Turtle Mountain Times Newspaper is going digital; subscribers will have the option for online and/or paper issues.

Click the link below to vist TMTimes.com

Employment Opportunities

Criminal Clerk of Court

human resource application without letterhead Job Classification:                  Full-time, Regular Location:                                 Turtle Mountain Tribal Court Immediate Supervisor:           Chief Clerk of Court Departmental Supervisor:     Chief Judge...

Teacher (1) Substitute

human resource application without letterhead Job Classification:     As needed Salary:                         $16.00 without bachelor’s degree, with bachelors will be negotiated Location:                    Head Start (St. John, Belcourt, Dunseith)...


human resource application without letterhead Job Classification:                 Permanent/Regular-Full Time Salary:                                    $16.00 without bachelor’s degree, with bachelors will be negotiated Location:                                Head...

Residential Technician

human resource application without letterhead Job Classification:                 Part-Time/Call-In Location:                                5th Generation Supervision:                           Program Director/Tech Supervisor...

Plumber Assistant

human resource application without letterhead Job Classification:                  Call-In/Intermittent Location:                                Turtle Mountain Tribe Supervisor:                             Lead Tribal Plumber...


Child Care / Tribal NEW page is now live

Click to visit Program Page for Provider Froms, Events, and Program Information

TMWM Department is now online

Click to get more information about the services available to the Turtle Mountain Residents, as well as Office Hours and contact info.

Public Notices


Legal Services is once again partnering with the IRS to bring Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to the Turtle Mountain Region.

This is a FREE Service starting Monday, January 24th through April 18th, 2022. The VITA Program will be located at the Belcourt Outreach Office – Hours are from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm – By Appointment Only – No Walk-ins.

To apply for services, for more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Central Intake Office – 1-800-634-5263. Also, you  can contact Rhonda Belgarde-Baker at 350-1663 with any questions.

All Clients must wear a mask.

Opinion Letter Regarding "Debt Priority and Collection by the Tribe"

Legal opinion for publication related to “Debt Priority and Collection” –  Essentially, debts owed to a tribe are not dischargeable by death or bankruptcy. Tribes are treated in the same capacity as the United States of America and or a State Government.


Alysia E. LaCounte, General Counsel   |   Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

BIA Notice

Tribal Nations Land Buy Back Program

The following is a list of Owners of an Individual Indian Monies (IIM) account at the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) and we are looking for you.  The IIM account has land, cash or both on deposit at BTFA.

Please call the TRUST BENEFICIARY CALL CENTER (TBCC) at 1-888-678-6836 or our local number 701-477-3828 if your name appears on the list or if you know the whereabouts of anyone on the list.  Please call if you know someone on the list is deceased so we can update the account.

You may view the current Whereabouts Unknown’s (WAU) listing by clicking the link below:


Whereabouts Unknown List

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Miigwech Mawadish

Tribal Headquarters

4180 Highway 281
Belcourt, ND 58316

Call Us

Tribal HQ Front Desk
(701) 477-2600