Menominee Indian Tribe News
COVID 19 UPDATE - Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
DELTA VARIANT HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING

Menominee Covid cases are up from 0 6/28-7/26 to now 5 cases in 4 days.
The summer break is over, Covid is back and we all must focus our attention. Given the… (Read More)
7/30/2021
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
STH 47 Construction Update
Work completed since last update:
• Finished pouring curb & gutter on STH 47 between Dodge Road and CTH VV
• Finished installation of light pole bases between Dodge Road & CTH VV

Anticipated work… (Read More)
7/28/2021
Covid-19 PSA from Dr. Amy Slagle
Get Children Vaccinated Before School!

Here are the dates to keep in mind:

MITW Incident Command encourages anyone age 12 and older to get their COVID-19 vaccination now, so they will be protected… (Read More)
7/28/2021
Covid Testing Available
DEER DISTRICT AND BUCKS PARADE ATTENDEES:

GET COVID TESTING!

The State of WI has raised public concerns about the recent Milwaukee Bucks fan activities (Deer District and Parade) as being potential… (Read More)
7/26/2021
COVID-19 Update from Dr. Amy Slagle
First, the good news on the Summer Lull:
Last positive case in Menominee County: 6/22
Last positive case diagnosed at MTC 6/28
No positive cases so far in July

Menominee County leads… (Read More)
7/23/2021
Youth Culture Camp Applications Available
Applications for the Youth Culture Camp from August 9th - 12th, 2021 are available now with a deadline date of Agust 4th, 2021 at 4:30pm. Please fill out applications and take to Historic Preservation… (Read More)
7/20/2021
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 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
20th Annual Menominee Diabetes Relay
The Menominee Diabetes Relay turns 20 this year!!!
Come help us celebrate 20 years of Diabetes Awareness (and have some fun too).

Registration for this year’s Menominee Diabetes Relay is now open.
Due… (Read More)
7/14/2021
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
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
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 18 Issued
Due to the number of COVID-19 cases state wide and pursuant of the recommendations provided by the Center for Disease Control, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order #18. … (Read More)
6/29/2021
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
2021-2022 Menominee Nation Royalty Contest - Miss Menominee, Menominee Brave
Application are now available!
If you are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and
willing to travel to powwows to represent the Menominee Nation
now is the time.
Criteria:
?Must be 14 to 18 years old to … (Read More)
6/10/2021
Menominee Nation Traditional Pow Wow - Save the Date
The Menominee Nation Traditional Pow Wow will be held September 3-5, 2021 at the Woodland Bowl in Keshena, WI.

Sponsored by Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and the Veterans of the Menominee Nation.

For… (Read More)
5/26/2021
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
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
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
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
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