Menominee Indian Tribe News
Menominee Indian Tribe Announces Closing Monday, June 21 in Observance of Federal Holiday - Juneteenth Day
Menominee Indian Tribe Government Offices will be closed Monday, June 21 in observance of Juneteenth as recognized by President Joe Biden who signed it into law Thursday, creating a federal holiday for… (Read More)
6/19/2021
MITW 2021 Travel Recommendation
Based on the CDC recommendation the Menominee Tribal Legislature would like to issue the following travel recommendations.

Fully Vaccinated:
Wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required on … (Read More)
6/19/2021
COVID PSA from Dr. Amy Slagle - COVID in the Community
COVID 19 UPDATE
6.17.2021
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD

COVID IN THE COMMUNITY
Last positive Covid case diagnosed at MTC was 5/28!
Last Menominee death from Covid was 5/4/2021
All good news-thanks for being… (Read More)
6/17/2021
Tribal Education Department Congratuates Menominee College Graduates
Please join the Tribal Education Department in congratulating the 44 Menominee students who received their college degrees this year! Please view a list of all of our graduates below. They persevered… (Read More)
6/17/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
Hello Everyone,

Below is our weekly construction update for STH 47 in Keshena.

Work completed since last update:
• Finished pouring sidewalk, and driveways between Dodge Road and CTH VV East
(Read More)
6/15/2021
MTC Follows CDC Guidelines for Covid Screening
Although Covid infections are much decreased in the community, Covid is not gone and the pandemic is not over. As an accredited health care facility, MTC is bound by CDC, state, and federal guidelines… (Read More)
6/11/2021
2021-2022 Menominee Nation Royalty Contest - Miss Menominee, Menominee Brave
Application are now available!
If you are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and
willing to travel to powwows to represent the Menominee Nation
now is the time.
Criteria:
?Must be 14 to 18 years old to … (Read More)
6/10/2021
Emergency Order 17 Issued
Due to the decreasing number of COVID-19 cases state wide and pursuant of the recommendations provided by the Center for Disease Control, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order… (Read More)
6/4/2021
COVID 19 Update from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
Dear Menominee Nation,

It has been a few weeks since an update has been sent, and that is good news, for good reasons! Since early May, there have been only a handful of Covid 19 cases on the reservation.… (Read More)
6/4/2021
Menominee Nation Traditional Pow Wow - Save the Date
The Menominee Nation Traditional Pow Wow will be held September 3-5, 2021 at the Woodland Bowl in Keshena, WI.

Sponsored by Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and the Veterans of the Menominee Nation.

For… (Read More)
5/26/2021
Economic Impact Payments and Recovery Rebate Credit
3rd Economic Impact Payment
The IRS is currently issuing a 3rd EIP to every eligible American. EIPs, also known as stimulus payments, are different from most other tax benefits; people can get the … (Read More)
5/20/2021
Emergency Order 16
Pursuant of the recommendations provided by the national Center for Disease Control, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order #16. This order takes effect at 6:00 AM on May … (Read More)
5/20/2021
Emergency Program for Eligible People to Get $50 off Internet bill
There is a new emergency COVID relief program that may be of interest and could help out with the monthly bills.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards… (Read More)
5/13/2021
Back Forty Mine Developer Relinquishes Mining Permits Amid Legal Setbacks
Today’s victory follows a five-year fight to protect Menominee tribal lands from destruction

LANSING, Mich. -- Mining company Aquila Resources notified Michigan environmental regulators today that… (Read More)
5/11/2021
Statement on Recent Tragic Shooting on the Oneida Nation
The Menominee Tribal Legislature extends condolences and support to the Oneida Nation and all affected by the tragic workplace shooting incident that occurred on the Oneida Reservation Sunday evening … (Read More)
5/3/2021
MITW Prevails in Another Legal Victory Against Back Forty Mine
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Prevails in Another Legal Victory Against Back Forty Mine
Court Ruling Throws Second Permit for Controversial Mine into Question

LANSING, MI – A recent Court decision… (Read More)
4/29/2021
COVID-19 Rent and Utility Assistance Program
The Tribe received funding to support community members with rent and utility expenses through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is being managed by our Housing Department and is designed… (Read More)
4/20/2021
FEMA Funeral Assistance Information
Today, FEMA begins processing applications for funeral assistance. FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 under the Coronavirus Response… (Read More)
4/13/2021
Tornado and Severe WEather Awareness Week - Day 1
Today is day 1 of Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week!

There are many different myths associated with tornadoes and the biggest myth for Menominee Reservation is that the forest protects us from… (Read More)
4/12/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
Anticipated work scheduled for the week of April 12th:
* STH 47 Road Work (Dodge Road to CTH VV East)
* Complete traffic switch on STH 47 between Duquaine Road and CTH VV > Monday 4/12
* … (Read More)
4/9/2021
SHAWANO-MENOMINEE COUNTIES PUBLIC HEALTH REAFFIRMS ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS
Effective immediately, Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health Department is issuing a Health Advisory which stipulates that every person age five (5) and older should wear a face covering or mask.

As… (Read More)
4/1/2021
FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths
In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress … (Read More)
3/25/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing that the STH 47 Rehabilitation project will start back up April 12th. In 2020 we reconstructed the box culvert and intersection at CTH VV (East… (Read More)
3/25/2021
COVID-19 Map of Vaccine Providers - Wisconsin DHS
Wisconsin Department of Health Services has a map of all the COVID vaccination sites in the state. This map is intended to help Wisconsinites more easily find and connect with vaccine provides in their… (Read More)
3/23/2021
Menominee Tribal Police Report Human Remains Found to be of Missing Person, Katelyn Kelley
On Wednesday, March 17, Menominee Tribal Police, assisted by the FBI, investigated human remains found on the Menominee Indian Reservation. On March 22, 2021 an autopsy was performed on these remains… (Read More)
3/22/2021
Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes Appoint Deb Haaland as Secretary
It is with great pride and joy that all the leaders from the Midwest express their appreciateion and respect for the nomination and acceptance of newly appointed and confirmed Secretary of the Department… (Read More)
3/16/2021
Register Online for COVID-19 Vaccines
REGISTER ON-LINE FOR COVID 19 VACCINES!

IF YOU WANT COVID 19 VACCINE BUT ARE NOT YET ELIGIBLE, YOU CAN NOW REGISTER ON- LINE TO BE CONTACTED BY THE MTC SCHEDULING STAFF. SCHEDULERS WILL REGULARLY … (Read More)
3/9/2021
Menominee Nation Ends Naming Rights to Arena
The enterprises of the Menominee Indian Tribe-Menominee Casino Resort and Menominee Tribal Enterprises have decided to not continue the naming rights agreement, with the Fox Valley Pro Basketball, owner… (Read More)
3/9/2021
CDC releases guidance on safe activities after COVID-19 vaccination
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may safely gather with small groups from other households without wearing masks or physical distancing, even if those people have not yet had their shots,… (Read More)
3/8/2021
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