Menominee Indian Tribe News
COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations at MCR
COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations at the Menominee Casino Resort
Convention Center in October 2021

10am – 3pm.

Mon Oct 18 – Thur Oct 21

Mon Oct 25 – Fri Oct 29

Walk-ins are recommended

If … (Read More)
10/14/2021
REPORT ON CERTIFIED CANDIDATES
REPORT ON CERTIFIED CANDIDATES
§ 63-7. E. (1)
October 5, 2021

To: MITW Chairperson Gunnar Peters
Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget Long

Pursuant our Menominee Tribal Constitution & Bylaws,… (Read More)
10/13/2021
COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations at MCR in October
COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations at the Menominee Casino Resort Convention Center in October 2021

10am – 3pm.
Tues Oct 12 – Thur Oct 14
Mon Oct 18 – Thur Oct 21
Mon Oct 25 – Fri Oct 29

Walk-ins… (Read More)
10/13/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
Below is our weekly construction update for STH 47 in Keshena.

Work completed since last update:
• Finished milling asphaltic pavement on STH 47 between CTH (VV) East and CTH VV (West)

Anticipated… (Read More)
10/12/2021
Covid-19 Update - Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
COVID 19 UPDATE 10/1/2021
DR AMY SLAGLE, MD MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

Local Covid cases
• The Menominee community continues to see 4-8 new cases of Covid daily.
• 182 cases since 7/26/2021
• This… (Read More)
10/1/2021
MITW Releases Emergency Order 21
Due to the high volume of local COVID-19 cases, and pursuant of the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, MITW’s Emergency Management Coordinator has issued Emergency Order #21. This order… (Read More)
9/29/2021
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
Heating Assistance for Elders
Through the American Recovery Act funding the Tribe received, the Menominee Tribe is providing $800 for Menominee Reservation based elders who are 65 and older as of October 31, 2021. The Aging Division… (Read More)
9/21/2021
COVID-19 Booster Shots Update
On 9/17/2021 an Advisory committee of the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recommendation to the FDA regarding booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine. Here is what you need to know:

• This … (Read More)
9/20/2021
MENOMINEE TRIBAL CLINIC COVID TESTING UPDATE
Demand for Covid testing has increased substantially in the past week.

THE COVID TESTING GARAGE IS NOT OPEN TO DRIVE-UPS WITHOUT APPOINTMENTS.

Please call the Medical appointment desk to schedule… (Read More)
9/15/2021
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
Vaccine Incentive Information
Incident Command is releasing this document in the attempts to clear up the confusion about how to apply for the $500 COVID-19 vaccination incentive for enrolled tribal members. Step by step instructions… (Read More)
9/2/2021
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 Tribal Clinic Visitors and Screening for Covid - PSA from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
VISITORS IN CLINIC/SCREENING FOR COVID


The Menominee Nation is experiencing a large surge in Covid 19 cases due to the Delta variant. Menominee Tribal Clinic must continue all infection control … (Read More)
8/23/2021
Menominee Tribal Elders - Need Help Applying for the Vaccine Incentive
Attention Menominee Tribal Elders Age 55 & Up

Do you need help signing up for the $500 Vaccination Incentive?

Menominee Aging and Long Term Care is willing to help Menominee Tribal Enrolled Elders… (Read More)
8/20/2021
Third Vaccine Dose Recommendations - PSA, Dr. Slagle, MD
Third Vaccine Doses
8/16/2021
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD

On 8/13/2021 the CDC announced recommendations for a third Covid vaccine for people with medical conditions which leave their immune systems compromised.… (Read More)
8/16/2021
MITW Enrolled Tribal Members Vaccination Incentive Guidance
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin is proud to announce a new incentive program to encourage Menominee Tribal members and Tribal employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Tribal members age 12 and… (Read More)
8/16/2021
How Can You Get Your Vaccination Verification
You are able to get your vaccination infor for verification a few different ways.

1. Get records from your Health Care Provider.
Thedacare instruations can be viewed below.

2. Get records from… (Read More)
8/2/2021
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 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 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
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
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
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