Menominee Indian Tribe News
12-8 Morning Update Strong Winter System Possible Friday into Saturday
This outlook pertains to the NWS Green Bay service area of north-central and northeast Wisconsin. Please note: Updates to this email may not always be possible, so always check the latest Hazardous Weather… (Read More)
12/8/2021
Next Winter System Possible Friday into Saturday
This outlook pertains to the NWS Green Bay service area of north-central and northeast Wisconsin. Please note: Updates to this announcement may not always be possible, so always check the latest Hazardous… (Read More)
12/7/2021
COVID-19 Update OMICRON VARIANT IS IN WISCONSIN
COVID 19 UPDATE 12.6.2021

OMICRON VARIANT IS IN WISCONSIN

The first case of Omicron variant of Covid 19 was reported in Wisconsin today. Also, 12 people positive for Omicron in CA trace back to… (Read More)
12/6/2021
COVID 19 UPDATE OMICRON Variant
COVID 19 UPDATE 12.3.2021
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND


OMICRON VARIANT

• This newest Covid 19 variant is now identified in 5 US states and many countries.

• What we know so … (Read More)
12/3/2021
COVID VACCINE FOR KIDS 5-11
COVID VACCINE FOR KIDS 5-11
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD

There have been questions as to why Covid vaccines for kids are only available at the schools. Here are the reasons why:

Limited supply

Thus far… (Read More)
12/3/2021
COVID 19 Vaccines at MTC
COVID-19 vaccinations at the Menominee Tribal Clinic
By Scheduled
Appointment Only

Call 799-5769, 799-5400 or 799-5430

10am – 4pm
Tues 12/7 & Thu 12/9
Tues 12/14 & Thu 12/16
Tues 12/21
Tues… (Read More)
12/3/2021
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 at KPS
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations
for children ages 5-11
at KPS in Keshena

1pm – 6pm
Wed Dec 15 @ KPS

Vaccination cards will be made on
site for those receiving 2nd shots

Vaccines will not be … (Read More)
12/3/2021
Emergency Order 23 Press Release
Press Release:
December 1st, 2021

In light of the continued risk of COVID-19 and with vaccination rates on the Menominee Reservation/Menominee County currently being insufficient to obtain herd immunity,… (Read More)
12/1/2021
Commission on Aging Vacancy
POSTING
COMMISSION ON AGING VACANCY (1)
(1) MIDDLE VILLAGE

Purpose: As a member of the Commission on Aging (COA) you will serve to represent the views, interests, and concerns of the older population… (Read More)
11/30/2021
FEMA COVID 19 FUNERAL ASSISTANCE
FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred on or after January 20, 2020. Click on FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance for guidance and eligibility requirements … (Read More)
11/29/2021
Robert Kittecon Honored with Proclamation for Years of Service as Justice of the Peace for the Menominee Tribe
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 22, 2021

CONTACT:
Melissa Cook
Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
(715)799-5114 or mcook@mitw.org

Robert Kittecon Honored with Proclamation for Years of Service… (Read More)
11/23/2021
MTE Election Board Director Election Certification
Menominee Tribal Enterprises Election Board
Director Election Certification

We, the undersigned duly appointed members of the Menominee Tribal Enterprises Election board certify that we counted … (Read More)
11/22/2021
You asked for numbers and we'd hate to disappoint COVID 19 Report
We had a request for more numbers, so without further delay here they are! The focus is on the number of COVID cases and vaccines given (good solid data).

Vaughn Bowles
MITW Incident Command: Public… (Read More)
11/22/2021
MENOMINEE TRIBAL EMPLOYEE DR AMY SLAGLE HONORED WITH INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE 2020 COVID19 PANDEMIC HEROISM AWARD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 17, 2021

CONTACT:
Melissa Cook
Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
(715)799-5114 or mcook@mitw.org

MENOMINEE TRIBAL EMPLOYEE, DR. AMY SLAGLE, HONORED WITH INDIAN… (Read More)
11/17/2021
PSA regarding pediatric Pfizer vaccine
COVID VACCINE FOR KIDS, AGES 5-11
Dr Amy Slagle, MD
11/8/2021

Pfizer vaccine for children has now been approved for children ages 5-11. Information on local vaccination clinics has been published… (Read More)
11/8/2021
Menominee Tribal Legislature Votes Ron Corn Sr as Chairman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
November 3, 2021

CONTACT:
Melissa Cook
Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
(715)799-5114 or mcook@mitw.org

Menominee Tribal Legislature Votes Ron Corn Sr as Chairman

(Menominee… (Read More)
11/3/2021
COVID BOOSTER SHOTS APPROVED!
COVID BOOSTER SHOTS APPROVED!
10.26.2021

The FDA, CDC, and State of WI have now approved Covid 19 vaccination boosters for all 3 vaccines. Here is the information you need to know:

WHO QUALIFIES:

•… (Read More)
10/26/2021
Statement on Menominee Tribal Legislature Action to Expel Chairman Gunnar Peters from MTL
October 26, 2021

After last night's open session where we heard from Chairman Gunnar Peters and our community members, the Menominee Tribal L,egislature voted to expel Chairman Peters from the Legislature… (Read More)
10/26/2021
COVID 19 BOOSTER INFORMATION
COVID 19 BOOSTER INFORMATION
10.22.2021
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD

Late last night the CDC officially approved booster shots for Moderna and Johnson and Johnson Covid 19 booster shots.

MTC WILL FOLLOW… (Read More)
10/22/2021
Omaeqnomenewak Wetohkatikamek Virtual Opening
We're excited to give you a look into the newly finished Omaeqnomenewak Wetohkatikamek, or Family Community Engagement Center! (Read More)
10/20/2021
COVID-19 Booster Update
Lots of news about Boosters since last week. Here is what you need to know:

1. Approved only for Pfizer vaccine for now

2. Must be at least 6 months since 2nd Pfizer shot

3. Age 65 or older… (Read More)
9/28/2021
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
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 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 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 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
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