The Tribe purchased 130 acres on Sugar Island.

February 11, 2024.  Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board Members posted on social media that they closed on the contract to purchase 130 acres on Sugar Island.  The post reports  " The Sault Tribe expanded its land base last week by purchasing the Sacred Heart Church property on Sugar Island.

This property has 130 acres, contains the WILWALK CEMETARY where so many of our ancestors are buried, and has hosted the Sugar Island Pow Wow for many years. By purchasing this property, the Sault Tribe has secured its ability to host cultural events at this location for the next Seven Generations." 

Sugar Island