Vice Chairperson


Junior Council (1)


Absentee Ballot Rules: AS OF SEPTEMBER 20th 2018

Each qualified eligible voter shall request his/her own absentee ballot and include the following information;

1. Date of request (as of September 20, 2018)

2. Printed complete name (including maiden name and any aliases, if applicable)

3. Current Address

4. Telephone Number (if applicable)

5. Ligible Signature

6. Each request must also include a copy of a Bad River Tribal Membership Identification Card (showing both front and back of the card) or Certification letter ( A valid form of picture identification must accompany the afore mentioned letter), issued by Bad River Tribe and signed by the Enrollment Official.

7. Ballots can only be requested after public notification  and during specified time frame.

Any requests received after October 7th 2018 or sent to any other address other than the address listed below will be voided and counted as such.


Please send your requests to: 


Bad River Election Committee

P.O. Box 657 

Ashland, WI 54806


Mission Statement

To maintain and uphold with all respect, confidentiality to all of our Tribal descendants, and to continue the journey our ancestors have provided to us.

The Enrollment Department consists of a Tribal Enrollment Clerk and a Membership Committee.

The enrollment department is designated to protect and maintain the records of all Bad River Tribal Members. The department provides staff support to the Membership Committee. To accept and process applications for enrollment into the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians. To advise the Tribal Council with the support of the Membership Committee matters related to the Membership and enrollment. To research geneolgy, to certifiy documents needed for benefits provided to all Tribal Members, to provide Tribal Hunting and Fishing Identication cards to all Tribal Members.

Please continue to keep your enrollment department updated on any changes such as: addresses, names, newborns, or deceased members.


  • The next Annual Tribal Election will be held November 6th, 2018
  • May 1, 2018 is the cut off date for “Adoption Applications” for the November 2018 Election Ballot.
  • Tribal Hunting and Fishing Identification Cards are $10.00 as of April 7, 2014.
  • Please call ahead to make an appointment. To ensure the office will be open.
  • Office hours Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

All applicants must apply or re-apply (if needed) in person or if under 18yrs of age a parent or legal guardian must apply for the applicant.


For further information contact:
Bad River Tribal Enrollment
Office Phone: (715) 682-7111
Fax: (715) 685-9475
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