Menominee Indian Tribe News
Brave Island Bridge Update
FAVORABLE INSPECTION OF THE BRAVE ISLAND BRIDGE

KESHENA, Wis. – On the evening of Saturday, January 13, 2018, a pickup truck driving on the ice slammed into two of the five beams supporting the bridge… (Read More)
1/16/2018
Tribal Legislature Candidate Forum
The Tribal Legislature Candidate Forum is available for members to view on the Enrolled Members section of the MITW website. Don't forget to Vote!! View the forum to educate yourself on all the candidates… (Read More)
1/12/2018
Accepting Sealed Bids for 5 Year Seasonal Permits
ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS For 5 YEAR SEASONAL PERMITS For The MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN

1. Introduction
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (MITW) has five sites that we are accepting sealed… (Read More)
1/11/2018
Public Hearing on Back 40 Wetland Permit
On January 23, 2017 there is a meeting in Stephenson, MI on the Back 40 wetland permit. This is the time to speak in opposition of the wetland permit.

There are organized events for this public hearing… (Read More)
1/8/2018
2018 Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program
The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) announces the 2018 Great Lakes Summer Fellows Program, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes… (Read More)
1/4/2018
Late Prehistoric Menominee Lifeways
Our Late Prehistoric Menominee Lifeways Phase 1 grant supported the design and construction of an outdoor exhibit on the grounds of the Menominee Cultural Museum and the Menominee Logging Museum. The … (Read More)
1/3/2018
Wolf River Development Company Board of Directors Opening
NOTICE

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE: WOLF RIVER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ALL NON TRIBAL LEGISLATOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL DEMONSTRATE TO THE… (Read More)
12/28/2017
Legislative Committee Openings
NOTICE

ANY ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES:

Budget and Finance
Community Development
Governmental Affairs
Enforcement and Resource… (Read More)
12/28/2017
Help Stop the Back 40 Mine
The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin is urging people to make their views known as the Back Forty Mine proposal enters the wetland permitting phase. The Tribe has been vocal about its objection to the open-pit… (Read More)
12/18/2017
Vets Scholarship Application - Deadline February 17th
Attached is an application for the Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarship. The deadline is February 17, 2018.

SCHOLARSHIPS OPEN FOR ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND ALL CONTINUING EDUCATION STUDENTS

Three… (Read More)
12/13/2017
Menominee Tribe Addresses Mine Projects Wetlands Issues
KESHENA, Wis.—The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin is urging people to make their views known as the Back Forty Mine proposal enters the wetland permitting phase.
The Tribe has been vocal about its objection… (Read More)
12/12/2017
Menominee Tribal Enterprises Election Board Election Results
The following are the results of the MTE Board of Directors vote:

John Awonohopay - 169

Joseph Besaw, Sr. - 153

Gordon James, Sr. - 115

Leslie Peters - 100

Sapatis Webster - 156 (Read More)
12/11/2017
Per Cap Announcement
This year, the MTL Distribution has been approved for $100 and has been mailed out as of 12-6-2017.

If you need to update your address, you can do so by selecting Government and then clicking on Enrollment.… (Read More)
12/8/2017
Menominee Tribal Adult Basic Education Offers tuition-free services for Adults
What Can Menominee Tribal Adult Basic Education Learning Center Do For You?

We have tuition-free services for adults:
- Prepare for the GED® test with individual, self-paced, and/or small group instruction.
-… (Read More)
12/5/2017
Summer Internship Opportunity for Undergrad Students - Application Deadline is January 31, 2018
Be part of a community of conservation leaders! The 2017-2018 Application opened November 13. Program Dates June 2, 2018-July 28, 2018


Program Goals:
The goal of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars… (Read More)
11/26/2017
NOTICE of MENOMINEE TRIBAL LEGISLATURE JANUARY MAIN ELECTION
Voting in NEOPIT at the FIRE STATION on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018
polls opening at 9:30am and closing at 7:30pm. (Sharp)


Voting in Keshena at the Wilmer J. Peters, Sr. Judicial Center on THURSDAY,… (Read More)
11/17/2017
Tribal Members to be Candidates for the 2018 Tribal Legislature Main Election
Per Menominee Tribal Code Chapter 63-7 E (1) (a) (b) we certified the following eight (8) "On Reservation" tribal members to be candidates for the 2018 Tribal Legislature Main Election:

Gary J. Besaw
Joan… (Read More)
10/2/2017
Menominee Indian Tribe of WI Challenges MDEQ Approval of Back Forty Mine Permit
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has formally filed a petition for a contested case hearing on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (MDEQ) approval of the Back Forty Mine Permit issued… (Read More)
2/28/2017