Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Midwest Region

Address:
Midwest Regional Office
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior
Norman Pointe II Building
5600 W. American Blvd., Suite 500
Bloomington, MN 55437
Point of Contact:
Tammie Poitra, Regional Director
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Address:
Midwest Regional Office
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior
Norman Pointe II Building
5600 W. American Blvd., Suite 500
Bloomington, MN 55437
Point of Contact:
Tammie Poitra, Regional Director
Visit Website

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Midwest Region

Address:
Midwest Regional Office
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior
Norman Pointe II Building
5600 W. American Blvd., Suite 500
Bloomington, MN 55437
Point of Contact:
Tammie Poitra, Regional Director
Visit Website

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Midwest Region provides funding and support to 36 federally recognized Indian tribes located in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa. Tribes in the Midwest Region encompass approximately 62 million acres, including treaty-ceded territories, representing millions of acres of forests, lakes, streams and wetlands. The Region’s tribes have sustained various programs that continue to support their self-determination, cultural, political and subsistence needs including such programs as fisheries and wildlife management, wild rice, wetlands, and waterfowl restoration. As a result of the Tribes’ collective efforts with the states, other federal agencies, various universities and private land-owners, these programs have served as national models for collaborative, landscape-scale work.

The Midwest Regional Office (MRO), located in Bloomington, Minnesota, directly serves six tribes. In addition, the Region has four Agencies: the Michigan Agency, located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, that directly serves 12 tribes; the Minnesota Agency, located in Bemidji, Minnesota, that directly serves the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) and its six Bands; the Great Lakes Agency, located in Ashland, Wisconsin, that directly serves 10 tribes; and the Red Lake Agency, located in Red lake Minnesota, which is directly served by the Regional Office.

Categories:

  • Land and Water
  • Nations

Type:

Government

  • Native led organization
  • None