The Keweenaw Bay band of Ojibwe is celebrating National Native American Heritage month of November.

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Fact: The L’Anse Reservation is both the oldest and largest reservation in Michigan it was established under the Chippewa treaty of 1854. Stay Tuned for more historic facts throughout the month!


Welcome to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community's website.

You can find all of the information you need about the departments and services that the KBIC provides and the unique job opportunities it offers.

Check out the Newsfeed below and the Community Calendar to stay up to date on all the latest news and events that take place at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community!

16429 Bear Town Rd.

Baraga MI  49908

Unofficial Results Tribal Council

Baraga District

L'Anse District

Kim Klopstein (INC) 107 Dale Goodreau (INC) 39
Warren Chris Swartz Jr (INC) 88 Susan LaFernier (INC) 56
Terri (Swartz) Denomie 46 Allen James Gauthier 14
Sue Allen Elmblad 66 David Haataja 27
Michael Lahti 57 Liz Julio 75
Tyler Larson 71 Christopher Loonsfoot 36
Sarah Smith 61    
Debi (Aaniin-Boozhoo) Williamson 18    


Aug 27, 2019, 2:03 PM
Back to School Party, Thursday, September 19th @ 5:00 PM @ Niiwin Akeaa Center - FREE EVENT
Aug 26, 2019, 11:06 AM
Come and join us in bringing our community together and working towards building ties and connections amongst our people. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. 2nd Floor Commons Area KBIC Health Center
Aug 21, 2019, 3:08 PM
L'Anse Farmers Market. Saturdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. L'Anse Waterfront. Starting June 22nd ending October 12th.
Aug 21, 2019, 3:02 PM
Baraga Famers Market - Wednesdays 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, US-41 Baraga, starting June 19th ending October 9th.
Aug 21, 2019, 8:26 AM
Todd Smith, consultant. Traditional Medicine Clinic, August 23, 2019.
Aug 19, 2019, 12:05 PM
The Library will be hosting a Job application skills workshop on August 28th from 6:00-7:30 PM in the Library's front classroom.
Aug 12, 2019, 1:39 PM
The Library recently created a storybook trail across from the Culture House near the Powwow Grounds. The idea behind a storybook trail is to get youth interested in both being outside/active and literacy.
Aug 8, 2019, 2:38 PM
Wednesday - Sunday. August 28th - September 1st. 9AM-5PM (Sunday 9-Noon). Join us as we prepare for Manoomin Camp with teachings, sharing stories, constructing ricing tools (paddles, sticks, and poles), preparing feast bundles, and making a tobacco pouch and a pair of baby moccasins.
Aug 6, 2019, 1:53 PM
Attention KBIC Youth, NATIVE HOPE. Helping our people endure. August 13-15, 8am-4pm. Niiwin Akeaa Center.