Menominee Indian Tribe News
Update Local Vaccine Distribution
In light of all of the news surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Slagle has kindly provided an update regarding the vaccination efforts in our community. If you have additional questions about the… (Read More)
1/20/2021
Enrollment Committee Interest
NOTICE

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE:

ENROLLMENT COMMITTEE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE II SECTION 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS OF THE MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN:

(a) AN … (Read More)
1/19/2021
VITA FREE TAX PREPARATION
VITA
FREE TAX PREPARATION

JANUARY 19TH-APRIL 15TH

MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE-LENDING AND TAXES
N559 Library Road
Keshena, WI 54135

What to Bring

·Photo ID

·Social Security cards or ITIN … (Read More)
1/19/2021
Free Community COVID-19 Testing in Keshena Saturday Jan 23rd 9am-noon
ThedaCare will be bringing their Mobile Testing to Keshena and providing free testing for everyone from 9:00 AM to Noon on the following Saturdays: Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 13 and Feb 27. You do not have… (Read More)
1/19/2021
Human Trafficking Awareness Virtual Event
Upcoming Human Trafficking Awareness Event sponsored by the Advocacy Support Services Dept (Oskeh-Waepeqtah and Crime Victims)

Event will be virtual, and instructions included in the bags that are… (Read More)
1/19/2021
Tribal Education - List of Scholarships
Posoh!

I am sharing with you an updated list of scholarships. If this email doesn’t apply to you, feel free to share with others. Many of these scholarships are open right now and will be awarded… (Read More)
1/14/2021
Tribal Education - Native Pathways to College Series
Posoh!

Please see the attached flier and feel free to share. Tribal Education will be hosting 3 virtual college readiness events for high school students and their families. The American Indian College… (Read More)
1/14/2021
URGENT COVID 19 MESSAGE
URGENT COVID 19 MESSAGE
NEW STRAIN OF COVID 19 IN WISCONSIN
1.13.2021
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES HAS JUST ANNOUNCED THE NEW STRAIN OF COVID 19 HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED … (Read More)
1/13/2021
Learning By Doing- Google Apps Training
Attached is a new learning opportunity through the College of Menominee Nation.

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information Officer
MITW Incident Command (Read More)
1/12/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
We would like to remind everyone that the Menominee Tribal Clinic is currently following CDC recommendations for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. That said we have some good news for a change; MTC… (Read More)
1/12/2021
CovId vaccine native inspired video
In the link below you'll find a series of 1 minute videos with interviews from native representing various nations and their experience with COVID-19.

https://www.uihi.org/native2native-covid-19-vaccine-and-treatment-clinical-trials-facilitated-discussion/

We… (Read More)
1/7/2021
Menominee Nation Contest Powwow Board Interest
NOTICE

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE MENOMINEE NATION
CONTEST POW-WOW BOARD

The Board is empowered to plan and conduct the Menominee Nation Annual Contest Pow-wow.
The Board shall… (Read More)
1/6/2021
Legislative Committee Interest
NOTICE
ANY ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES:

Budget and Finance Community Development
Governmental Affairs Law Enforcement and Resource … (Read More)
1/6/2021
WRDC Board of Directors Interest
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)
1/6/2021
MENOMINEE INDIAN GAMING AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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)
1/6/2021
Cancellation of Annual General Council
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4, 2020

Dear Tribal Member,

The Menominee Tribal Legislature hopes that our Tribal members and their families are safe and healthy during these challenging times. Historically,… (Read More)
1/5/2021
TRIBE HAILS MICHIGAN DECISION TO DENY WETLAND PERMIT FOR BACK FORTY MINE PROJECT
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2021

TRIBE HAILS MICHIGAN DECISION TO DENY WETLAND PERMIT FOR BACK FORTY MINE PROJECT

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) Menominee Indian Tribe welcomed a decision … (Read More)
1/5/2021
Emergency Order 11
January 4, 2021
Menominee Indian Tribe Extends COVID-19 Emergency Orders and Temporary Closures due continuing high levels of newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases within and near the Reservation

Due to … (Read More)
1/4/2021
The Charter Expansion - Cares Act Project has been completed
The Charter Expansion - Cares Act Project has been completed in these six areas of the reservation STH 55, CTY M, CTY AA, Bass Lake, Fairgrounds and West Branch.
There are a total of 204 homes that … (Read More)
1/4/2021
COVID-19 vaccinations and pregnancy
We've recently received questions regarding the safety of COVID-19 vaccinations for women who are pregnant or breast feeding. The link below contains one of the most up to date briefings on the situation.… (Read More)
1/4/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Important Urgent Message
MITW Incident Command is correcting ERRONEUS information posted on social media locally about the Moderna vaccine. MITW Incident Command nor I authorized the post.

* Covid vaccines, including Moderna… (Read More)
1/3/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ's
COVID 19 VACCINE FAQ’S

Which vaccine is being given?
So far, the state is sending us Moderna, which does not require ultra-cold storage and is easier to transport and store for rural destinations.… (Read More)
1/3/2021
COVID 19 UPDATE- Rise in Cases from Christmas Gathering
COVID 19 UPDATE
12.29.2020

DR AMY SLAGLE, MD MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

State of Covid: Yesterday we began to see case clusters from Christmas gatherings which occurred despite public health warnings… (Read More)
12/29/2020
COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Launches in Wisconsin
COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Launches in Wisconsin
State encourages residents to download or enable the app to help protect their communities
WI Exposure Notification, a new mobile app to assist in… (Read More)
12/23/2020
FDA Issues EUA for Second Vaccine for COVID-19
The FDA Intergovernmental Affairs team would like to bring to your attention that today, FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the second vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease… (Read More)
12/21/2020
Urgent COVID-19 Vaccine Usage
Please read the urgent message written by all of the providers at the Menominee Tribal Clinic regarding the usage of the new COVID-19 vaccines.

If you have additional questions about the vaccine… (Read More)
12/15/2020
The skinny on the the new vaccine
The CDC has released some great new information on the how the new mRNA COVID vaccine works (can you tell I'm a total nerd?) and why it's important for our community. Dr. Slagle and I highly encourage… (Read More)
12/14/2020
Critical Up date EUA Info on the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine!!
Attached are two critical documents explaining the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine received on Friday from the FDA. The tribe may or may not be receiving doses… (Read More)
12/14/2020
Flu Shot Reminder
I know there has been a lot of information about the COVID-19 vaccine but we'd like to remind you to also get a flu shot to ensure you stay as healthy as possible this year.

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information… (Read More)
12/9/2020
HELP NEEDED Zoar HWY 47 North of Neopit and Ponfils Road Residents - Internet Service Pilot
The Menominee Tribe is working diligently to expand internet service to areas of the Menominee Reservation not served by Charter. A major build out of the Charter Network is underway. Due to deadlines… (Read More)
12/8/2020
REPORT on CERTIFYING MEMBERS to be CANDIDATES
REPORT on CERTIFYING MEMBERS to be CANDIDATES
October 2, 2020

To: MITW Chairperson Joan Delabreau
Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephan M. Grochowski

After meeting and reviewing all the completed… (Read More)
10/6/2020
2020-2021 Menominee Tribal Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Menominee Tribal Merit-Based Scholarship recipients!

Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to:
McKaylin Peters, Graduating High School Senior
Kimberly LaTender,… (Read More)
8/12/2020