Menominee Indian Tribe News
Tribal Education Newsletter - Including Scholarships and Internships
Attached is the April News from the Tribal Education Department – many of the opportunities and scholarships have deadlines so don’t wait to read this!

Please feel free to share – and contact our… (Read More)
4/27/2017
Hazardous Weather Outlook
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north-central and northeast Wisconsin.

Today and Tonight:

There is chance for thunderstorms today into this evening, mainly over eastern Wisconsin. The storms… (Read More)
4/26/2017
Summer Internships Available with SDI
The College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute has Student internship Opportunities available for summer of 2017.

The internships available are:
*Climate Resiliency Communications… (Read More)
4/24/2017
No Fishing allowed from Keshena Falls to the Menominee Tribal Clinic beginning Saturday April 22nd
Posoh All,

The Sturgeon are making their way to Keshena Falls for the annual spring spawning. Our Wildlife Biologist anticipates that the fish will begin spawning within the next couple of days. … (Read More)
4/21/2017
Earth Day 2017 - Menominee Indian Tribe Applauds Conservation Group Naming Menominee River to Top 10 Most Endangered List
(KESHENA, WI) – In recognition of Earth Day, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin applauds American Rivers, a Washington, D.C.-based conservation group, for naming the Menominee River to its 2017 America’s… (Read More)
4/21/2017
COMMUNITY FUNDING PANEL OPENING
NOTICE:

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE COMMUNITY FUNDING PANEL

QUALIFICATIONS:

ANY ENROLLED MEMBER OF THE MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP.

ALL… (Read More)
4/20/2017
LOAN FUND COMMITTEE OPENING
NOTICE:

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE LOAN FUND COMMITTEE

THE COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF FIVE ENROLLED MEMBERS OF THE MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN POSSESSING AT LEAST ¼ DEGREE… (Read More)
4/20/2017
MENOMINEE INDIAN GAMING AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS OPENING
NOTICE:

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE MENOMINEE INDIAN GAMING AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS


MINIMUN REQUIREMENTS:
1. Enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe; and
2. Shall reside… (Read More)
4/20/2017
MENOMINEE TRIBAL SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS OPENING
NOTICE:

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTESTED IN SERVING ON THE MENOMINEE TRIBAL SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THE SCHOOL BOARD CONSISTS OF FIVE (5) MEMBERS, APPOINTED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE TRIBAL LEGISLATURE.… (Read More)
4/20/2017
2015 Returned Gift Distribution Checks
There are still 2015 Gift Distribution checks that have been returned and unclaimed. Please view the list attached. If you see your name on the list, please print the attached Affidavit, fill out, and… (Read More)
4/19/2017
2016 Returned Gift Distribution Checks
There are still 2016 Gift Distribution checks that have been returned and unclaimed. Please view the list attached. If you see your name on the list, please print the attached Affidavit, fill out, and… (Read More)
4/19/2017
Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin
It’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. This is the perfect time to talk with your family about being ready for severe storms. For more tips and information visit http://www.ready.gov/kids/know-the-facts… (Read More)
4/17/2017
Summer Youth Program 2017
The 2017 Youth Work Experience Program is designed to give our Menominee youth an opportunity to participate in actual work and educational environments to experience and gain knowledge important for … (Read More)
4/11/2017
Summer Transportation Institute
The application deadline for this year’s Summer Transportation Institute is May 19, 2017 @ 4:30 pm.

Institute Dates and Location:
June 12 – 23, 2017
Cultural Learning Center
College of Menominee… (Read More)
4/10/2017
Menominee Indian Tribe Honors Passing of Former BIA Midwest Regional Director Diane Rosen
(Keshena, WI) – Menominee Tribe announces the passing of Diane Rosen, Former BIA Midwest Regional Director, and honors her life, remembering her service and dedication to Tribes, throughout her career… (Read More)
4/6/2017
LIFTING OF 2017 SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
KESHENA, Wis. – Temporary weight limits on all county trunk highways and town roads in the County and Town of Menominee will end on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. We thank the public and business… (Read More)
4/5/2017
April is Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. The AAE (Allies in Autism Education) team will be sharing movies, facts and tips this month to promote our mission of communicating and educating the schools and community… (Read More)
4/3/2017
ATTENTION - Neopit Residents
Starting Monday February 27th, and throughout this spring Indian Health Service subcontractors will be performing sewer main and lateral work in the Neopit area. This will include work in residential … (Read More)
3/1/2017
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
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s Menominee River NAGPRA Affiliation Claim Confirmed
(Keshena, WI) – The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has received notification from the University Of Michigan Office Of Research, confirming the Tribe’s cultural affiliation claim with remains from… (Read More)
2/24/2017
NOTICE OF ROAD POSTING – 2017 SEASONAL WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS
KESHENA, Wis. – Temporary weight limits on all county trunk highways and town roads in the County and Town of Menominee will be effective as of Wednesday, February 22, 2016, as authorized by Wis. Stats.… (Read More)
2/21/2017
TRUTH INITIATIVE
Info from website: Putting an end to tobacco use depends on young people who are eager to help achieve a tobacco-free generation. That’s why Truth Initiative® is offering two $5,000 scholarships to support… (Read More)
2/15/2017
101 Tips for Landing Native American Scholarships and Grants for College
Whether you’re a freshmen or a senior, life after high school has probably crossed your mind once or twice. If it hasn’t that’s okay, there’s always time to think about it. Some of you probably knew… (Read More)
2/15/2017
Menominee Tribal Legislature Elects 2017 Executive Council
(Keshena, WI) – On February 9, 2017, the Menominee Tribal Legislature convened at the Annual Reorganizational meeting at the Menominee Nation Casino-Convention Center. Today, Eugene Caldwell, Ronald Corn… (Read More)
2/9/2017
SAVE THE DATES
GLITC Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) Program is involved with several events coming up in 2017. Please mark your calendars now and feel free to share the info with any of your friends,… (Read More)
2/8/2017
Menominee Fostering Futures /Trauma Informed Care
For years, county and tribal officials tackled health, education and social problems within their own separate silos. In the early 2,000’s, when the state identified the Menominee school district as … (Read More)
1/26/2017