Menominee Indian Tribe News
Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness - Day 4
TODAY IS TORNADO AWARENESS DAY!

The statewide tornado drill begins at 1pm, with a mock Tornado Watch and at 1:45pm with a mock Tornado Warning. A second test will take place this evening at 6:45 pm.… (Read More)
4/15/2021
Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week - Day 3
Today is Day 3 of Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Advanced warning saves lives but do people act on that warning? In Joplin, MO the answer was no. People needed between two and nine warnings… (Read More)
4/14/2021
Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week - Day 2
Today is day 2 of Tornado & Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Tornadoes, large hail, strong winds, flooding, and lightning are all hazards associated with severe weather. Severe weather has been reported… (Read More)
4/13/2021
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
COVID-19 Public Service Announcement
COVID 19 UPDATE
DR. SLAGLE, MD
4.12.2020
As cases double in Wisconsin, Michigan is in Covid crisis, and the state-wide mask mandate is over-turned, the Menominee community sits once again in a vulnerable… (Read More)
4/12/2021
College of Menominee Nation Board of Directors Vacancy
NOTICE
ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE:
COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
A. The qualifications for appointment as a Board member are as follows:
(1) A demonstrated long-term… (Read More)
4/9/2021
Menominee Public Library Board Vacancy
NOTICE
ANY ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE FOLLOWING:
Menominee Public Library Board
Section 1. Members. The Board is comprised of the following three members: (a) a representative… (Read More)
4/9/2021
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
Welfare Checks Not Picked Up Will Not be Available AFter May 15, 2021
We need your help locating the 633 Tribal Members on the attached list. They have general welfare checks in the amount of $400 from the Tribe that we are holding.

The checks were authorized by… (Read More)
4/1/2021
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
COVID 19 Update - PSA from Dr. Slagle
COVID 19 UPDATE
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD 3.31.2021
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

State of Covid locally:
• The news is good; cases are very low on the Reservation and surrounding areas.
• Last positive case … (Read More)
3/31/2021
Emergency Order #14 Released
Due to three new variants of COVID 19 being identified within the state of Wisconsin, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order #14. This order takes effect at 6:00 AM on April… (Read More)
3/30/2021
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
Lambeau Field Opens as Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Wisconsin has opened more COVID-19 mass vaccination sites with the latest addition coming to Lambeau Field.

Bellin Health, the Green Bay Packers and Brown County Public Health have partnered on the… (Read More)
3/23/2021
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
Two Rural Counties Lead Wisconsin's Best in the Country Vaccine Effort
As much of the administration of vaccine doses falls to public health departments across the state, two rural counties — Menominee and Bayfield — lead Wisconsin in percentage of the population that has… (Read More)
3/18/2021
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
COVID 19 Vaccine Update: 18 & Older Eligible
COVID 19 VACCINE UPDATE: 18 & OLDER ELIGIBLE
3/15/2021 (the Ides of March!)

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous… (Read More)
3/15/2021
Menominee Tribal Police Investigating Targeted Shooting
On Satruday, March 13, 2021, just before 6:00 pm Menominee Tribal Police responded to a report of a shooting in Middle Village on the Menominee Indian Reservation.

Arriving Officers, from Menominee… (Read More)
3/13/2021
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
Help the Tribe reach these members
We have been unable to distribute more than 700 general welfare checks in the amount of $400 to some Tribal Members.

The checks were authorized by the Tribal Legislature as part of Tribal Government’s… (Read More)
3/5/2021
MTC safety measures refresher
We like to remind everyone of the safety protocols and procedure that are currently in effect at the Menominee Tribal Clinic. We hope you all stay safe and healthy this week.

Vaughn Bowles
Public… (Read More)
2/23/2021
Questions and Answers about COVID vaccines
Below is a series of small Q&A infographics from John Hopkins University regarding COVID-19 vaccines. If you would like more information feel free to use the link below.

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information… (Read More)
2/23/2021
Mask Information-Precautions while in public spaces
As more businesses open up it's critical to take precautions while in public spaces. Attached are a series of CDC infographics on mask usage. Please read and share them at your first opportunity.

Vaughn… (Read More)
2/22/2021
Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health and Menominee County Emergency Management
Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health
And Menominee County Emergency Management

Would like to ensure that all residents of Menominee County receive the following information regarding COVID-19… (Read More)
2/18/2021
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
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
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
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
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