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Menominee Tribe

11/29/2017

article Former Menominee tribal officer pleads not guilty
(Wisconsin) -- The former Menominee Tribe police officer accused of having inappropriate social media contact with a teenage girl pleaded not guilty in federal court...

11/7/2017

article National environmental firm to represent Wisconsin tribe in mine suit
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin on Monday formally challenged plans for a huge mine just over the state line in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula...
article Federal judge keeps ex-Menominee Tribal officer behind bars
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a former Menominee Tribal Police officer must stay behind bars as he faces charges of sending sexually explicit...

11/6/2017

article Menominee tribe takes legal move to protect Menominee River, ancestral homeland
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, represented by Earthjustice, gave legal notice of intent to pursue federal litigation, to ensure the health of...
press release Menominee Tribe Takes Action to Protect Its Namesake River
(Wisconsin) -- Today, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (“Tribe”), represented by Earthjustice, gave legal notice of intent to pursue federal...

10/31/2017

article A child went trick-or-treating and brought home a bag of meth
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin mother searching for a late-night snack in her child’s trick-or-treat bag was frightened to find a small packet of methamphetamine among...

10/24/2017

article Menominee Tribe Buys Naming Rights To Herd's New Arena
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee tribe has bought the naming rights for the Wisconsin Herd's new arena in Oshkosh. The Herd is the minor league affiliate of the...

10/23/2017

article Menominee Indian Tribe wins naming rights for Oshkosh arena
(Wisconsin) -- The Wisconsin Herd basketball team will play at Menominee Nation Arena. The naming rights for the new arena in downtown Oshkosh were announced Monday,...
article Menominee tribe buys naming rights for Wisconsin Herd arena in Oshkosh
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee tribe has purchased the naming rights for the Wisconsin Herd arena in Oshkosh, the minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks. The...

9/11/2017

article Three men sentenced for drug trafficking on Menominee Indian Reservation
(Wisconsin) -- Three men will serve prison time for their part in a drug trafficking operation on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The men entered guilty pleas in...

8/25/2017

article EHN: Menominee Nation demands stronger federal oversight of Back Forty Mine
(Michigan) -- In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin want stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh...

7/28/2017

article Understanding the Menominee Tribal Perspective on the Back 40 Mine
(Wisconsin) -- First, I would like to acknowledge my ancestors, who endured so much so that we could have what we have today. I’m forever in your debt. Waewaenon...

5/16/2017

article Marinette, Menominee city councils to get answers on Back 40 mine
(Wisconsin) -- Next week the Marinette, Wis., and Menominee, Mich., city councils are holding a joint meeting on the Back 40 mine proposal. The Michigan Department of...

4/29/2017

article OP/ED: Eric Hansen: Menominee tribe faces threat from proposed mine
(Wisconsin) -- Dear Editor: Thanks for Susan Amber Johnson’s April 19 column advocating the urgency of marching for climate action on Earth Day. Part of that op-ed...

4/21/2017

article The Fight for Clean Water Continues: Menominee Tribe Seeks to Halt Mine
(Wisconsin) -- “Min Wiconi – Water is Life” became the rallying cry last year at Standing Rock. American Indian tribes have had to fight to protect...

4/16/2017

article Wisconsin’s Standing Rock: The Back Forty Mine Project
(Wisconsin) -- Aqulia Resources is in the process of creating an open-pit sulfide mine along the banks of the Menominee River near Marinette. The mining company has...

3/14/2017

article Governor Walker’s Dichotomy On Indian Gaming Casinos
(Wisconsin) -- Remember way back when, the Menomonee tribe wanted to take over the abandoned dog racing track in Kenosha and turn it into a casino? And the unintimidated...

2/10/2017

article Menominee Tribe elects new chair
(Wisconsin) -- Gary Besaw was elected the new chair for the Menominee Indian Tribe Thursday. Besaw replaces 2016 chairwoman, Joan Delabreau. She will continue to serve...
article Shawano County man indicted for child sex offenses on Menominee Indian Reservation
(Wisconsin) -- A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment Tuesday charging William C. Wilber IV, 35, of Suring, with child sex offenses on the Menominee...

2/8/2017

article Man indicted for child sex offenses on Menominee Indian Reservation
(Wisconsin) -- A Suring man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for child sex offenses on the Menominee Indian Reservation, according to the United States Attorney...

9/24/2016

article Mining Leaves a Wisconsin Tribe's Hallowed Sites at Risk
(Wisconsin) -- Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an activist. But the two merged after a dream six years ago. "I was in a van and when we drove by the...

9/22/2016

article Menominee Tribe defends ancestral lands against proposed Back Forty mine
(Wisconsin) -- Members of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin made their presence known this week after holding a water walk and an ancestral memorial program in...
article River fight boosts a tribe’s long-threatened culture
(Wisconsin) -- Probe the right forest, gorge, river or lake in the Northern Midwest and you find a well-kept secret: Concealed beauty. This is “Small Sky”...

6/23/2016

article Former Menominee Chairwoman Lisa Waukau Walks On
(Wisconsin) -- Former four-time Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin tribal chairwoman, Lisa S. Waukau walked on to the spirit world on June 18, 2016, surrounded by her...

6/21/2016

article Former Menominee leader dies
(Wisconsin) -- Former Menominee Tribal Chairwoman Lisa S. Waukau, who helped lead efforts to bring a casino to Kenosha, died Saturday in Keshena home.

6/20/2016

article Menominee Nation mourns passing of former chair Lisa Waukau
(Wisconsin) -- Lisa S. Waukau, a former four-term chairwoman of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin, died on Saturday. She was 71. Waukau began her service to her people...

2/10/2016

article Menominee tribe elects new leaders
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Tribe is under new leadership. The Menominee Tribal Legislature on Tuesday elected Joan Delabreau to serve as the tribe’s chairwoman....

2/3/2016

article Supreme Court Clarifies Limits on Tribes' Self-Determination Contract Support Costs Claims
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. United States that a tribe has six years from the time a claim for self...

10/16/2015

article Menominee Tribal Police investigating high speed chase and shooting
(Wisconsin) -- Menominee Tribal Police arrested two men and are looking for a third man after a high speed chase Thursday night. Police Chief Randy Mark Waukau said an...

10/6/2015

article Menominee Tribal School used as model for the state
(Wisconsin) -- A school on the Menominee Tribal Reservation is showing off its teaching methods Wednesday to Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction, which...

7/14/2015

article Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), who killed the Menominee Nation off-reservation casino earlier this year, officially launched his 2016 Republican...

3/5/2015

article Menominee tribe considering Illinois for new casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee tribe is considering many options, including an offer to build their new casino in Illinois.

2/13/2015

article Menominee unveil $8 million casino expansion in Keshena
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Casino & Resort in Keshena is unveiling an $8 million renovation. This, as the tribe continues to push for a new, $800 million casino in...

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