Elected officials of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe have announced that a swearing-in ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8, for District I Representative Virgil Wind and Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin in front of the Biidaabinookwe Government Center, 43408 Oodena Drive, Onamia, Minnesota.
Social distancing will be observed. In order to ensure safety, the public is encouraged to view the ceremony at https://www.facebook.com/millelacsbandlegislativebranch.
The Swearing in of the Elected Officials will be administered by Honorable Chief Justice Ramona Applegate
In case of inclement weather, the ceremony may be held indoors with limited access for the public.