Menominee Indian Tribe News
MITW IC Order 9 Clarification PSA
October 23, 2020,
MENOMINEE TRIBE MOVES TOWARDS SAFE REOPENING IN ALIGNMENT WITH PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

Menominee Tribe, through its Public Health Officer and COVID-19 Incident Command worked… (Read More)
10/26/2020
PSA from Dr Slagle
COVID 19 UPDATE
10/25/2020
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

Dear Menominee Nation,

Yesterday Menominee County again had the highest rate of increasing Covid cases in the state, #1 out … (Read More)
10/26/2020
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
October 23, 2020

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 … (Read More)
10/23/2020
The Army National Guard will be testing individuals for COVID-19
The Army National Guard will be testing individuals for COVID-19.
Everyone is welcome

Testing Dates:

October 27th
November 10th and 24th
December 8th

From 10am-6pm

Testing will be at Menominee… (Read More)
10/23/2020
COMMISSION ON AGING VACANCY
POSTING
COMMISSION ON AGING VACANCY (2)

(1) NEOPIT
(1) WEST BRANCH

Purpose: As a member of the Commission on Aging (COA) you will serve to
represent the views, interests, and concerns of the … (Read More)
10/22/2020
Vehicle Arson and Discovery of Human Remains on
PRESS RELEASE
October 22, 2020

Update: Vehicle Arson and Discovery of Human Remains on
Menominee Indian Reservation

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) - Menominee Tribal Police Detectives are … (Read More)
10/22/2020
National Guard Testing Stockbridge-Munsee COVID-19 Mass Testing -Open to All
The Stockbridge-Munsee community will be hosting the Wisconsin National Guard for COVID-19 testing October 27th and 28th (Tuesday & Wednesday) from 8:00AM – 4:00PM at the Stockbridge-Munsee P&E building… (Read More)
10/21/2020
Menominee Job Center COVID-19 Update
Due to the increasing number of COVID cases
in the area, Menominee Job Center staff will be
working via telework ONLY

During this time staff will be available M-F from 8am - noon

NO onsite services… (Read More)
10/20/2020
Halloween event flier and maps
Attached is the information regarding the tribe's Halloween event this year. There will be two different locations and there will be changes it the types of activities due to COVID. We hope you enjoy… (Read More)
10/16/2020
Voting on November 3rd
Attached is a flyer about where you can vote on November 3rd. Remember that when you go to vote please try to maintain 6 foot social distance from others, wear a face mask and wash you hand regularly… (Read More)
10/16/2020
Flu Clinic time change
Quick update regarding the drive through flu clinic. Starting Oct. 19th the clinic will only be held in the afternoon. please see the flyer for details.

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information Officer
MITW… (Read More)
10/16/2020
Dr Slagles NPR interview
Sorry for the confusion earlier this week everyone, if you'd like to hear Dr. Slagle's great interview with NPR regarding COVID on the reservation follow the link below.

https://www.wpr.org/listen/1708936

Vaughn… (Read More)
10/15/2020
COVID-19 Video Message from Menominee Tribal Legislator Gunnar Peters
Please share COVID-19 Message from Menominee Tribal Legislator Gunnar Peters.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_N2cjPOXgNc

Waewaenen


Melissa Cook
Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Menominee… (Read More)
10/15/2020
PRESS RELEASE AG Kaul Announces Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force Membership
Sharing information from Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, announcing membership to the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force. Representing the Menominee Tribe includes: Menominee Tribal… (Read More)
10/15/2020
Urgent COVID 19 Update from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
COVID 19 UPDATE
URGENT URGENT MESSAGE
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD
10/14/2020

We must CRUSH this Covid Surge.

Today one of the public health groups which monitor the burden of Covid infections found Menominee… (Read More)
10/14/2020
Chairperson Delabreau Message - on COVID-19 Safety
Good Afternoon,

A COVID-19 Message from Menominee Tribal Chairperson Joan Delabreau.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tmOMo9TiHc

Please watch, please share, please be safe.

Thank you



Melissa… (Read More)
10/14/2020
NPR-WPR interview with Green Bay infectious disease expert at Bellin hospital
Please take the time to listen to this is an informative interview with the chief Infectious Disease MD at Bellin from 10/11/2020 provided to us by Dr. Slagle.

This is an update on how serious the… (Read More)
10/13/2020
US Census 2020 Extended to October 31 2020
THERE IS STILL TIME TO BE COUNTED in the 2020 CENSUS!!!

A federal judge ordered that the 2020 Census be continued to October 31, 2020. This gives our Menominee Reservation Area more time to respond… (Read More)
10/13/2020
Flu shot update
We just wanted to let everyone know that the drive through flu clinic at Transit has more doses of the high concentration flue vaccine. Stay healthy everyone!

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information Officer
MITW… (Read More)
10/13/2020
Important- MTC Update to COVID-19 Testing Site
COVID TESTING UPDATE: Change in testing site
MENOMINEE TRIBAL CLINIC
10/13/2020

Change in Testing Site: Due to construction in the west parking lot at MTC, we are moving our Covid testing site to… (Read More)
10/13/2020
Menominee Tribe cancels Community Wide Door to Door Trick or Treating
To keep our community safe and healthy, the Menominee Tribe has cancelled for 2020 community wide door to door trick or treating. In consultation with local public health authorities and COVID-19 Incident… (Read More)
10/8/2020
Menominee Indian Tribe recognizes INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY the Second Monday of October as a Tribal Holiday
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Monday, October 12, 2020

This Monday, October 12, 2020 will be
the first official Tribal Holiday, as
Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Indigenous
Peoples’ Day is our holiday that
celebrates… (Read More)
10/7/2020
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 November Primary Canceled
ELECTION NOTICE
2020 NOVEMBER PRIMARY HAS BEEN CANCELED. (Read More)
10/6/2020
COVID-19 PSA Legislator Besaw
Please take time to watch Legislator Besaw's counsel regarding COVID-19.

https://youtu.be/q32K7Flp4q8

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information Officer
MITW Incident Command Team (Read More)
10/5/2020
COVID 19 UPDATE 10-4-20
COVID 19 UPDATE
10/4/2020
Dr. Slagle, MITW Incident Command

On September 2, 2020, after six months of fighting off the Covid 19, the 19th Menominee case on the reservation was diagnosed. On October… (Read More)
10/5/2020
Menominee Tribe Announces the Passing of Former Menominee Tribal Legislator Orman Chief Waukau Jr
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2020

Menominee Tribe Announces the Passing of Former Menominee
Tribal Legislator Orman “Chief” Waukau Jr

(Keshena, WI) – Menominee Indian Tribe announces the passing… (Read More)
10/5/2020
Reminder-Flu vaccinations for all MTC patients
Quick reminder that starting tomorrow morning MTC is providing drive through flu shots at transit. This is free to all Tribal Clinic patients and MITW employees that have received vaccinations at the… (Read More)
9/30/2020
A Message from Menominee Tribal Legislator Ron Corn Sr
We'd like to thank Ron Corn Sr. for sitting down with us to record this message of hope during this rise in positive COVID cases. We hope you all enjoy Ron's inspiring message.

https://youtu.be/Z_cvXvBdZ3c
(Read More)
9/29/2020
COVID-19 UPDATE PUBLIC HEALTH CAPACITY AND OTHER UPDATES
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: PUBLIC HEALTH CAPACITY & OTHER UPDATES

We continue to experience a significant number of COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin and across Shawano… (Read More)
9/29/2020
Emergency PSA
COVID 19 UPDATE
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD
Covid 19 is now running rampant on the Reservation and in surrounding counties. We are in the exact situation we wanted to avoid: health care facilities pushed beyond… (Read More)
9/28/2020
MENOMINEE TRIBAL COURT CONSTRUCTION NOTICE
MENOMINEE TRIBAL COURT NOTICE

Effective September 28, 2020, the loop outside of the LEC building and Wilmer Peters Judicial Center along with the will BIA be will off begin limits and construction… (Read More)
9/25/2020
Message of Resilience
We'd like to thank Myrna Warrington for sharing this message of Menominee resilience and hope during this stressful time. Please use the link below to watch her uplifting message or to share it with … (Read More)
9/25/2020
Update - Phone Scammers
It has come to our attention that phone number 715-799-5100 is potentially being used to run scams for personal information on the reservation. Please be careful of who you share your personal information… (Read More)
9/24/2020
NPM 2020-Does your disaster kit include face masks
Due to the uncertain circumstances we're living in it always helps to have reminders about how to be prepared for run of-the-mill emergencies. Stay safe my friends.

Vaughn Bowles
Public Information… (Read More)
9/23/2020
Press Release- COVID Cases Increasing in Shawano and Menominee Counties
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

COVID-19 CASES INCREASING IN SHAWANO AND MENOMINEE COUNTIES

This week it appears Wisconsin is experiencing the highest number of daily new cases of COVID-19… (Read More)
9/23/2020
COVID 19 REPORT- SEVERE OUTBREAK IN MENOMINEE COMMUNITY
COVID 19 REPORT:
SEVERE OUTBREAK IN MENOMINEE COMMUNITY
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD
9/22/2020


The Menominee Community is at great risk:

• Since Labor Day, cases have increased at an alarming rate.
•… (Read More)
9/23/2020
Police Commission Interests
NOTICE

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE:

POLICE COMMISSION


MINIMUN REQUIREMENTS:

1. Enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe; and
2. Shall reside on the Reservation; and
3.… (Read More)
9/23/2020
MTC Phone Scammers
All,

Yesterday a complaint was routed to me regarding someone from the clinic calling a patient asking for personal medical information. I called the person back and she stated they received a call… (Read More)
9/23/2020
Public Safety Announcement
The link below contains a short message of hope from our local first responders. (Read More)
9/21/2020
MTC Behavioral Health recommended resources for the community
Jodi Opper our director of Behavioral Health at the clinic just reviewed a few resources, and she felt they might be helpful anyone in the community struggling to cope with Covid 19. Please feel free… (Read More)
9/18/2020
Elder 65 plus propane-fuel update.
Tribal Administration and Aging have been working diligently to implement the MTL’s directive to provide two propane fills (and the equivalent dollar value for elders who heat with other fuels) for reservation… (Read More)
9/17/2020
Construction Notice
Attached is a notification that the DOT will be closing part of WI 47 in order to repair and expand the road. The closure will take place on 9/21. Please see the attachment for full details

If you… (Read More)
9/16/2020
Press Release COVID-19 Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2020

CONTACT:
Shawano-Menominee Counties
Health Department
Phone: 715-526-4808
Fax: 715-524-5792

Shawano-Menominee Counties
Health Department
Vicki Dantoin
Health… (Read More)
9/14/2020
Unemployment and Taxes
Happy Friday Everyone,

If you or anyone you know has received unemployment this year please pass the attached document over to them as it contains reminders of how unemployment is treated when filling… (Read More)
9/4/2020
Honoring our Menominee Graduates - video link
Posoh!

Last weekend the Menominee tribe had an opportunity to honor our 2019-2020 college graduates; this included students who received various technical diplomas and degrees from colleges across … (Read More)
9/4/2020
Tribal Courts Notice: Commencement of Jury Trials
Jury trials were temporarily suspended effective on March 23, 2020. However, the Court must once again begin holding jury trials.

Please be advised that your health and safety are of the utmost concern… (Read More)
8/28/2020
November 3 2020 General Election
November 3, 2020 General Election

Register to vote or request an absentee ballot on Myvote.wi.gov. You can check to see if you are registered, register to vote, request an absentee ballot, update … (Read More)
8/25/2020
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
Wisconsin PRAMS begins surveying Native American mothers in 2020
The Wisconsin PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is a state-administered survey of women who gave birth in Wisconsin that is part of a national health surveillance system. Every month,… (Read More)
7/30/2020
MISD Roadmap to Reopening Schools Safely 2020-21 School Year
MISD Roadmap to Reopening Schools Safely 2020-21 School Year

Draft copy 07/20/20

Governance

a. Launch a school-level Return to School

b. Present Returning to School plan to school board for… (Read More)
7/24/2020