Menominee Indian Tribe News
STH 47 Construction Update
Work completed since last update:
• Opened STH 47 between Dodge Road and CTH VV (East)

Anticipated work scheduled for next week:
• Continue pouring sidewalk between CTH VV (East) and STH 55
• Place… (Read More)
9/15/2021
MENOMINEE TRIBAL CLINIC COVID TESTING UPDATE
Demand for Covid testing has increased substantially in the past week.

THE COVID TESTING GARAGE IS NOT OPEN TO DRIVE-UPS WITHOUT APPOINTMENTS.

Please call the Medical appointment desk to schedule… (Read More)
9/15/2021
2021 Travel Recommendations
Based on the CDC recommendation the Tribal Incident Command Team would issues the following travel recommendations.

Fully Vaccinated:
Wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required on planes,… (Read More)
9/14/2021
Public Service Announcement from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD about COVID-19
My stolen quote of the week:

Science is not truth, it is the search for truth. When science changes, it’s not because it lied, but because it learned.

Covid cases:
24 positive cases since 9/7,… (Read More)
9/14/2021
MTL Nomination Notice
Nomination papers will be available for pick up on Monday September 13th, 2021 at 8am

Eligibility requirements:
? be an enrolled member of the Menominee Indian Tribe
? be 25 years of age or older
?… (Read More)
9/13/2021
Menominee Immersion Charter School - Seeking Community Input
The Menominee community was recently awarded a $700,000 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to establish a Menominee language-based charter school. The plan is to open the doors… (Read More)
9/13/2021
Early Childhood Services Temporary Shut Down
Message from the Early Childhood Services department:

It is with regret to inform you that the Early Childhood Services department will be shutting down for the remainder of the week. The Public Health… (Read More)
9/13/2021
MITW Releases Emergency Order 20
Due to the high volume of local COVID-19 cases, and pursuant of the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order #20. This order… (Read More)
9/3/2021
Vaccine Incentive Information
Incident Command is releasing this document in the attempts to clear up the confusion about how to apply for the $500 COVID-19 vaccination incentive for enrolled tribal members. Step by step instructions… (Read More)
9/2/2021
POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES AND HOSPITALIZATIONS ON THE INCREASE… AGAIN
Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health Department (SMCHD) once more has to appeal to your sense of the right thing to do… after several months of less than five (5) positive COVID-19 cases daily, Shawano… (Read More)
9/1/2021
Menominee Tribal Court - New Hours of Operation
Beginning September 1, 2021, the Menominee Tribal Court will be open with new hours of operation to better serve our community. The Court will open at 7:30 am to 12:30 pm, closed from 12:30 pm to 1:00… (Read More)
8/30/2021
Drug Safety Alert: Ivermectin misuse
The purpose of this message is to make you aware of a health advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) describing an increase in the misuse of ivermectin as a treatment or prevention of… (Read More)
8/27/2021
Menominee Tribal Clinic Visitors and Screening for Covid - PSA from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
VISITORS IN CLINIC/SCREENING FOR COVID


The Menominee Nation is experiencing a large surge in Covid 19 cases due to the Delta variant. Menominee Tribal Clinic must continue all infection control … (Read More)
8/23/2021
Menominee Tribal Elders - Need Help Applying for the Vaccine Incentive
Attention Menominee Tribal Elders Age 55 & Up

Do you need help signing up for the $500 Vaccination Incentive?

Menominee Aging and Long Term Care is willing to help Menominee Tribal Enrolled Elders… (Read More)
8/20/2021
COvid-19 PSA from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
LOCAL CASES:
6/28-7/26: 0 cases
7/26-8/20: 62 cases
8/18 alone: 18 new cases
This is a huge spike in Covid cases and as of 8/20 Menominee County has the highest case rate in the state, of 72 Counties.… (Read More)
8/20/2021
Third Vaccine Dose Recommendations - PSA, Dr. Slagle, MD
Third Vaccine Doses
8/16/2021
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD

On 8/13/2021 the CDC announced recommendations for a third Covid vaccine for people with medical conditions which leave their immune systems compromised.… (Read More)
8/16/2021
MITW Enrolled Tribal Members Vaccination Incentive Guidance
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin is proud to announce a new incentive program to encourage Menominee Tribal members and Tribal employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Tribal members age 12 and… (Read More)
8/16/2021
CoviD-19 Vaccines at Menominee Tribal Clinic
You can get Covid vaccine any weekday at MTC!

Thursdays: VACCINE CLINIC DAY
Walk-in between 8:30 am-3:30 pm
You will register and get your vaccine at the vaccine booth, enter clinic and turn right,… (Read More)
8/4/2021
2021 Menominee Nation and Veterans 2021 Traditional Pow Wow Cancelled
Menominee Pow Wow Committee, in collaboration with the Veterans of the Menominee Nation, are saddened to announce that the 2021 Traditional Pow Wow scheduled for September 3-5, 2021 has been cancelled.… (Read More)
8/4/2021
How Can You Get Your Vaccination Verification
You are able to get your vaccination infor for verification a few different ways.

1. Get records from your Health Care Provider.
Thedacare instruations can be viewed below.

2. Get records from… (Read More)
8/2/2021
Menominee Tribal Legislature Appoints Chief Justice Long
At a July 22, 2021 meeting of the Menominee Tribal Legislature, a vote occurred to appoint the Honorable Bridget Long to a four year term as the Chief Justice of the Menominee Tribal Supreme Court. Long… (Read More)
7/28/2021
Menominee Tribe Awards Propane Gas Contract to Ferrellgas
On July 15, 2021, the Menominee Tribal Legislature approved the award of LP gas contract for the Tribal facilities to FERRELLGAS at $1.49 per gallon, effective August 1, 2021.

Ferrellgas extends this… (Read More)
7/19/2021
Menominee Tribe Approves Menominee Wild Ginseng Management Program
Menominee wild ginseng, a long-lived important plant that grows wild throughout our Menominee Reservation. On July 15, 2021, Menominee Tribal Legislature approved the Menominee Wild Ginseng Management… (Read More)
7/19/2021
Menominee Tribe to Release New License Plate Design
Menominee Tribe will have a new official license plate beginning in 2022. On July 15, 2021, Menominee Tribal Legislature selected a new license plate design. The new license plate design is a Thunderbird… (Read More)
7/19/2021
Menominee Vocational Rehabilitation Program Availability
Need help securing employment?
Vocational Rehabilitation might be Right for you!

To be eligible for VR assistance you need to meet the following requirements:
* Enrolled member of a federally or … (Read More)
7/1/2021
Travel Recommendations
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)
7/1/2021
Tribal Elder Food Box Program
Free distribution of traditional, indigenous foods hosted every other week, July through November.

Menominee - N737 Headstart Rd., Keshena

Dates:
July 1, 15, 29
August 12, 26
September 9, 23
October… (Read More)
7/1/2021
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
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
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
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
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