Menominee Indian Tribe News
Ten Things You Can Do to Treat COVID 19 Symptoms
Good Afternoon Everyone,

Due to the rise in the number of active COVID-19 cases on the reservation we are sharing some timely information from the CDC about 10 things you can do to treat COVID-19 symptoms.… (Read More)
8/3/2020
The local stories of COVID-19
COVID 19 UPDATE
AUGUST 1, 2020
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

Doctors sometimes “talk in numbers” instead of telling a story to convey meaning and change results. Some moments require … (Read More)
8/1/2020
MENOMINEE TRIBE COVID-19 INCIDENT COMMAND ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDERS TO FURTHER PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH FROM COVID-19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 31, 2020

MENOMINEE TRIBE COVID-19 INCIDENT COMMAND ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDERS TO FURTHER PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH FROM COVID-19

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) –The… (Read More)
7/31/2020
Conservation Commission Interest
NOTICE

ENROLLED ADULT MENOMINEE MEMBERS INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE
MENOMINEE CONSERVATION
COMMISSION

PURSUANT TO 5.03 OF THE MENOMINEE CONSERVATION CODE CHAPTER 287-6 (C)
QUALIFICATIONS OF … (Read More)
7/31/2020
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
Menominee Tribe Closes Menominee Tribal Government Offices for Two Weeks
MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN
CHAIRMAN’S OFFICE
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135-0910
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:
July 28, 2020

Melissa Cook,
Intergovernmental Affairs Manager… (Read More)
7/28/2020
Farmers Market Cancellation
As a result of the recent increase in COVID-19 cases on the Reservation, the weekly farmers market will be canceled until further notice. We are very sorry for this inconvenience but need to do all we… (Read More)
7/28/2020
Curfew Order
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR (COVID-19) (NO. 1) ORDER, 2020

MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN
DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY COVID-19, 2020
(CHAPTER 196)

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR… (Read More)
7/28/2020
Commission on Aging Vacancy Neopit
POSTING
COMMISSION ON AGING VACANCY (1)
(1) NEOPIT AREA

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)
7/28/2020
PSA COVID-19 cases Double on Menominee Reservation
Covid 19 Update
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
July 25, 2020

It has not been a good week in the battle to fight Covid 19. A bad week means a long update!

Nationally:

• Numbers … (Read More)
7/25/2020
Video on Mask Effectiveness
MASKS! Are they helpful? Are they useless? Will a T-shirt work? All valid questions that we've heard over the last few weeks, and to provide you with the answer Dr. Slagle has shared the link below… (Read More)
7/25/2020
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
Menominee Tribe offers Reward for Information in 2 Missing Menominee People Cases - Katelyn Kelley and Robert Lyons
(Menominee Indian Reservation, Wisconsin) Menominee Tribe announced $10,000 in rewards Wednesday, July 22, in connection with 2 missing Menominee Tribal member cases.

Menominee Tribe is offering a… (Read More)
7/22/2020
Police Commission Interest
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)
7/16/2020
STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JULY 16, 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)
7/16/2020
Cloth and Disposable Masks Review Course 101
CLOTH and DISPOSABLE MASKS REVIEW COURSE 101
MITW COVID 19 Response Plan
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD Public Health Officer
7/13/2020

There is now a Resolution passed by the Menominee Tribal Legislature … (Read More)
7/15/2020
Tribe Breaks Ground in Keshena for the Family and Community Engagement Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 15, 2020

Menominee Tribe Breaks Ground for New Family and Community Engagement Center

(Keshena, WI) –The Menominee Indian Tribe takes another substantial and visible … (Read More)
7/15/2020
PSA Regarding Masks
COVID 19 UPDATE
MITC INCIDENT COMMAND
AMY SLAGLE, MD
JULY 13, 2020

WHAT’S NEW: July 9, 2020 the Menominee Tribal Legislature passed a Resolution requiring facial masks or coverings be worn in … (Read More)
7/14/2020
General Assistance Relief Funds
General Assistance Relief Funds

Where you recently laid off or furloughed from your employment during the Covid-19 Pandemic and denied Unemployment benefits? We have a program that may help.
Assistance… (Read More)
7/14/2020
MITW Releases Back in Action Plan
The Menominee Indian Tribe has released a 'Back in Action' plan. This back in action plan defines reservation wide objectives and strategies for reopening the Tribal government, departments, local organizations… (Read More)
7/13/2020
MTL Approves Mask Resolution on the Reservation
Giving the continually high infection rate of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, (specifically in the adjoining counties) MTL has passed the attached mask resolution requiring mask usage on the reservation. Please… (Read More)
7/13/2020
Resolution 20 29 Requiring Individuals to Wear Face Masks
MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN RESOLUTION NO. 20-29
REQUIRING INDIVIDUALS TO WEAR FACE COVERINGS

WHEREAS, we, the Menominee people, are indigenous to what is now known as the State of Wisconsin,… (Read More)
7/10/2020
Police Commission Interest
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. Must… (Read More)
7/8/2020
COVID 19 UPDATES RESOURCES AND MORE AND DATA GALORE!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 30, 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)
6/30/2020
Weekend Thoughts with COVID-19
WEEKEND COVID 19 MESSAGE FROM DR SLAGLE, MD
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

THIS WEEKEND’S MESSAGE IS GOING TO BE SHORT AND TO THE POINT, NO BEATING AROUND THE BUSH!
* COVID 19 CAN BE SPREAD EVEN IF YOU ARE… (Read More)
6/21/2020
MITW Announces Emergency Food Relief Assistance Payment to Tribal Members
Over the last few months, the Menominee Tribal Legislature has been discussing and reviewing ways to provide support and relief to our Tribal members during this COVID-19 pandemic. As we know, many of… (Read More)
6/19/2020
Announcement from the Menominee Tribal Clinic
The Clinic is currently being inundated with people who want COVID-19 testing, but haven't scheduled testing appointments. This situation not only creates long wait times, but can lead to uncontrolled… (Read More)
6/15/2020
Moving Safer Forward Plan approved
The Moving Safer Forward plan that was developed by the Incident Command Team and approved by the Tribal Legislature at their meeting on June 3rd. This plan replaces the Governor’s orders that were previously… (Read More)
6/12/2020
Congratulations CMN Class of 2020
CONGRATULATIONS to the class of 2020!! This year saw 44 Menominee receive their respective college degrees.

"Your dedication, determination and hard work have paid off. You bring honor to your family,… (Read More)
6/9/2020
Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity
MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today named leaders from around the state to the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity. The governor announced the commission during his State of the State speech in January.… (Read More)
6/8/2020
More Wisconsin Residents Can Now Qualify for Food Assistance
Income threshold raised for emergency food pantry program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today more households will now be able to get food… (Read More)
6/8/2020
Menominee Tribe Issues Statement on Death of George Floyd
(Keshena, WI) – As the elected body of the Menominee Indian Tribe, Menominee Tribal Legislature extends our deepest condolences to Mr. Floyd’s family and his community. Menominee Tribe is troubled and… (Read More)
6/5/2020
Menominee Tribe Announces the Passing of Former Menominee Tribal Legislator Frieda Bergeon
Menominee Indian Tribe announces the passing of former Tribal Legislator Frieda Bergeon on June 2, 2020 at the age of 95.

Frieda served on the Menominee Tribal Legislature from 1994 to 1997. She will… (Read More)
6/2/2020
DHS Works with USDA and Retailers to Make Grocery Shopping Flexible and Safe for FoodShare Households
Beginning today, May 21, Wisconsin households that use FoodShare will be able to shop online at the two grocery retailers currently set up at the national level to accept online payment (Amazon and Walmart).… (Read More)
5/21/2020