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Former Oneida GM and chairwoman, Thundercloud will resume leadership role for tribe

Debbie Thundercloud, who provided leadership in several capacities over the last 25 years, has been named the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin's general manager effective April 7.


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article Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill Stresses Respect, Health Care, Natural Resources Protection in Annual State of Tribes Address
(Wisconsin) -- Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill would like to see state laws to eliminate Native American school mascots, better healthcare opportunities for Native...


article Oneida Nation Calls On Tribes and State To Work Together on Opioid Crisis & Climate Change
(Wisconsin) -- The chairman of the Oneida Nation called on the state Tuesday to work with Wisconsin’s tribes in addressing climate change, Indian mascots and the...
article State of the Tribes: Oneida chairman warns of climate change, CWD in speech
(Wisconsin) -- The chairman of the Oneida Nation is calling on Wisconsin lawmakers to eliminate remaining American Indian high school mascots, protect the environment...


article Oneida chairman to deliver State of the Tribes address
(Wisconsin) -- The chairman of the Oneida Nation is preparing to deliver the 15th annual State of the Tribes address to the Wisconsin Legislature. Tehassi Hill will take...


article Judge issues split decision in Oneida-Hobart dispute over festival permit
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge has issued a split decision in a lawsuit between the Oneida Nation and Village of Hobart regarding a permit for a festival. The tribe...


article Counties, Tribe Sign Pact To Fight Runoff In Green Bay
(Wisconsin) -- Four county executives from northeastern Wisconsin joined the Oneida Nation to sign a water quality pact. The goal is to significantly reduce phosphorous...


article A Tribal-Farmer Collaboration Tests Strategies To Curb Phosphorus Runoff In Green Bay
(Wisconsin) -- "People say the farmers are the ones who can save Green Bay, and it's really true," said Jim Snitgen, water resources supervisor for the...


article Former Oneida GM and chairwoman, Thundercloud will resume leadership role for tribe
(Wisconsin) -- Debbie Thundercloud, who provided leadership in several capacities over the last 25 years, has been named the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin's...


article Wis. Village Says Oneida Reservation No Longer Exists [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin village said Monday the federal government is wrong to side with the Oneida Nation in its challenge to permitting requirements for an apple...


article Here comes the sun: Oneida Nation invests in solar power| Streetwise
(Wisconsin) -- More power to you, Oneida Nation. We here at Streetwise are fans of win-win projects, so when we saw the tribe had completed the installation of solar...


article Public warned to stay out of Duck Creek, keep pets out of water because of 'acute' manure spill
(Wisconsin) -- A manure spill that DNR officials have deemed “acute” has mostly moved downstream along Duck Creek and “is gone,” a tribal...


article Oneida woman turns 100
(Wisconsin) -- An Oneida woman turned 100 years old, but that's not her only accomplishment being celebrated. The crowd burst into song, honoring Rose Kerstetter who...


article Oneida celebrates life of Rose Skenandore Kerstetter WWII vet and potter
(Wisconsin) -- The oldest military veteran living on the Oneida Reservation turned 100 on Wednesday amid a flurry of honors and well wishes.


article What was Aretha Franklin like backstage at Oneida Casino in 2006? 'Awesome'
(Wisconsin) -- She was the Queen of Soul, but that didn’t mean Aretha Franklin was above grabbing a chili cheese dog from the snack bar when she played Oneida...


article Oneida Longhouse open at Cultural Heritage Grounds
(Wisconsin) -- A cultural exhibit on The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is combining the old with the new, to attract visitors. A replica longhouse shows how tribal members...


press release Interblock Installs Multi-Game Stadium at Oneida Casino in Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock® has announced the placement of a nine-seat Diamond Stadium and...


article New rules on the books: Oneida County approves overhaul of metallic mining ordinance
(Wisconsin) -- The rules for metallic mining in Oneida County now look completely different than they did for years. On a 15-5 vote, the Oneida County Board approved an...
article Oneida Co. Board Passes Mining Rules Rewrite, Advisory Referendum
(Wisconsin) -- They talked about mining at the Oneida County Board meeting for more than four hours, but in the end three resolutions passed as they were presented. The...


article Study reveals Oneida Nation's $744 million impact on parts of Northeast Wisconsin
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation announced today its had a $744 million impact on Brown and Outagamie counties. Some of the Oneida Nation's economic impact includes...


article BPR Interviews: Ernie Stevens III
(Rhode Island) -- Ernie Stevens III is a council member on the Business Committee of Oneida Nation in Wisconsin. Councilman Stevens was named one of the National Center...


article Oneida casino, hotel employees get training on combating human, drug trafficking
(Wisconsin) -- State and local law enforcement officials are enlisting the help of Oneida Nation casino employees to help combat human trafficking and drug activity at...


article Appeals court upholds sentence for casino purse snatcher
(Wisconsin) -- A state appeals court says a woman convicted of snatching purses from the Oneida Casino and the Brown County courthouse was properly sentenced.


article Oneida Nation seeks to transfer more Green Bay land into tax-exempt federal trust
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation is seeking to transfer more than $2 million of land on Green Bay's west side into a tax-exempt federal trust, an action that is...


article Judge Advances Wisconsin Tribe’s Challenge to Event Permits
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Monday that a village must prove it has jurisdiction over the Oneida Nation to enforce a permit requirement for an...
article Judge rules in Oneida Nation's favor as lawsuit over Hobart permit request continues
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge has ruled in the Oneida Nation’s favor in a procedural ruling as part of a lawsuit filed by the against the Village of Hobart...


article Man convicted of killing Oneida couple sentenced to life in prison
(Wisconsin) -- The man convicted of a killing an Oneida couple was sentenced to life in prison Monday. He is eligible for parole after 45 years. Vance Reed stabbed Harry...


article Wisconsin Oneidas file legal challenge against Oneida Nation's exclusive use of trademark name
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin has filed a legal challenge asking the federal government to cancel three naming trademarks currently held by the Oneida...


article Wisconsin Oneidas challenge New York Oneidas' exclusive right to use trademarked names
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin has gone to court to challenge the right of a New York group's trademark of the Oneida name. The Wisconsin...
article Oneida Seven Generations Corp. appealing lawsuit dismissal against Green Bay
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Seven Generations Corp. is appealing the dismissal of its against the City of Green Bay to the federal appeals court in Chicago. In 2010, the...
article Woman's concerns brings safety changes on Oneida Reservation
(Wisconsin) -- After a week of frustration, a woman is seeing results following her push to protect children on the Oneida Reservation. Brenda Baird reached out to NBC26...


article A Wisconsin Tribe Loses A Court Fight Against The City Of Green Bay
(Wisconsin) -- A Federal Judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the City of Green Bay. It was filed in federal court by a corporation connected with the Oneida Tribe of...
article Oneida Seven Generations complaint against Green Bay dismissed
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Oneida Seven Generations Corp. against the city of Green Bay regarding a failed waste-to-energy...


article Man Convicted in Slayings of Couple on Oneida Reservation
(Wisconsin) -- A 20-year-old man has been convicted in the stabbing deaths of a couple on the Oneida Indian Reservation in September. Vance D. Reed of Oneida pleaded no...


article Oneida Nation prevails as Supreme Court declines immunity case
(Wisconsin) -- The sovereign immunity of the Oneida Nation remains intact after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a case affecting the Wisconsin-based tribe. In an...


article High Court Refuses Credit-Card Receipts Suit Against Tribe [sub req]
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a case brought by a man who alleged the Oneida Tribe of Indians in Wisconsin illegally printed too much...


article Oneida beats Hobart in fight over land
(Wisconsin) -- An appeals panel has ruled the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin can move nearly 500 acres of tribe-owned land into a trust over the objection of the village of...


article Oneida historian shares tribe's contributions
(Wisconsin) -- An Oneida tribal historian shared her tribe's contributions to the United States as part of the National American Indian Heritage Month/Native...


article Madison County OKs gaming compact payments
(Wisconsin) -- Madison County’s Board of Supervisors has approved payments to three municipalities through payments made to the county by the Oneida Indian Nation.


article Tribal Corporation Sues Wisconsin City Over Power Plant
(Wisconsin) -- A tribal corporation is suing the Wisconsin city of Green Bay, seeking damages from a failed waste-to-energy plant. The Oneida Seven Generations Corp....


article Oneida company sues Green Bay regarding waste-to-energy plant
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Seven Generations Corp. and Green Bay Renewable Energy filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the City of Green Bay, seeking damages from a...


article Hobart urges caution with Oneida receipts
(Wisconsin) -- In a message to residents, village leaders are warning people to be careful in handling credit card receipts from businesses run by the Oneida Tribe of...


article Next Step In The Hobart-Tribe Standoff
(Wisconsin) -- The village of Hobart says the Oneida Nation used land not in trust for its Big Apple Fest - and claims some of land that is in trust status was placed...


article Tribe Immune from Lawsuit Alleging Violations of Credit Card Transaction Law
(Wisconsin) -- Federal law prohibits merchants from including credit card expiration dates and full credit card numbers on receipts. But a lawsuit alleging violations by...


article Readers react to tribe's tax proposal
(Wisconsin) -- Readers overwhelming opposed the idea of paying anything above the state's 5 percent sales tax. The issue came up as the Oneida Tribe of Indians is...


article Oneida exploring sales tax on tribal land
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is considering adding a sales tax on retailers located on tribal land. That has some Green Bay aldermen worried that big-...


article Oneida Nation considering sales tax on Tribal land
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation is studying if they should add a sales tax for retailers that operate on Tribal land. It's an idea that first surfaced last July....
article Oneida Tribe exploring sales tax for tribal land
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation Indian Tribe is considering adding a sales tax for retailers operating on tribal land. The tax would be in addition to the state's...


article 44th Annual Oneida Pow-Wow
(Wisconsin) -- The United States isn't the only nation celebrating its heritage this weekend. The Oneida Nation is holding its 43rd annual Pow-Wow this weekend.


article Oneida Nation opens new One Stop store on Hwy 54
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation opened the doors Wednesday to its newly renovated One Stop store and gas station on Highway 54. The new store is the newest of five One...


article Oneida Nation service agreement terminated
(Wisconsin) -- Wednesday night, the Green Bay Common Council voted to end a 15-year service agreement with the Oneida Nation, despite the fact that the two governments...
article Oneida to GB: Land dispute “very disheartening”
(Wisconsin) -- Opposition to the Oneida Nation’s efforts to reclaim land from Green Bay led the City Council to back out of a 15-year service agreement with the...


article Wisconsin's Oneida Tribe Facing A Rise In Opiate Abuse Cases
(Wisconsin) -- Opiate abuse is on the rise throughout the U.S., and local health officials say that now includes some of Wisconsin's indigenous communities.


article Tribe Tells 7th Circ. It's Shielded From Credit Card Privacy Suit
(Wisconsin) -- The Wisconsin Oneida Indian Tribe asked the Seventh Circuit on Friday not to revive a putative class action alleging receipts from its stores violate the...


article Tribal land issue separates Council candidates
(Wisconsin) -- Stopping the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin from reclaiming tribal land in Green Bay has been a core mission of Alderman Tom Sladek for the past three years.


article Hobart to Green Bay: Fight for tribal land
(Wisconsin) -- Local governments have an obligation to taxpayers to oppose Indian tribes' efforts to reacquire their original reservation land, Hobart leaders told...


article Oneida Nation boys coach dies
(Wisconsin) -- Oneida Nation boys basketball coach Scott Murray had waited 10 years for his program to have the opportunity to be affiliated with a conference rather...


article Oneida Tribe, LPGA announce three year Thornberry tour agreement
(Wisconsin) -- Brown County, tribal and local officials are anticipating millions of dollars to flow into the region with the future LPGA stop at Thornberry Creek at...


article ‘Bingo Queens’ author at library
(Wisconsin) -- The Waupaca Area Public Library’s next Lunch & Learn will feature author Mike Hoeft talking about his book, “The Bingo Queens of Oneida...


article Oneida Nation Mourns Loss of Murdered Member
(Wisconsin) -- The woman killed on the UW-Green Bay campus Monday morning was a 39 year-old, mother of three. Police say she was Green Bay resident, Krystal Torres-Smith...


article Judge OKs sale of fancy cars seized in money laundering scheme
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge has given the Secret Service a green light to sell more than $2.4 million worth of luxury cars seized during the probe of a Kenosha-based...


article Oneidas claim Hobart in contempt of court
(Wisconsin) -- The strained relationship between the Oneida Tribe of Indians and the village of Hobart has grown more contentious recently after a new filing in federal...


article Oneida takes Packers wager from fellow tribe
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Tribe of Indians has placed a wager with a fellow tribe in the state of Washington on the Green Bay-Seattle NFC championship game.


article BLOG: Meet Native America: Cristina Danforth, Chairwoman of the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
(Washington D.C.) -- Please introduce yourself with your name and title. Cristina Danforth, Chairwoman, Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin.


article Attorney moves West, joins firm with major presence in Nevada
(Las Vegas) -- After 10 years as the general counsel for the Onieda Tribe of Indians in Green Bay, Wis., Jennifer Carleton couldn’t see herself performing the same...


article Chairwoman of Oneida Nation to deliver commencement address
(Wisconsin) -- Cristina Danforth, the chairwoman of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay this...


article Oneida women again in top leadership posts
(Wisconsin) -- Melinda Danforth knows she is not blazing a new path. Instead, she is following on the heels of countless other women who have assumed significant roles...


article Oneidas swear in new administration
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Tribe of Indians on Thursday hosted an inauguration to seat its newly elected administration. The event, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference...


article Oneidas elect Danforth as new tribal chair
(Wisconsin) -- Voters narrowly chose Cristina Danforth as the new chairperson for the Oneida Tribe of Indians in a weekend election. Danforth received 838 votes, and...


article Oneida Tribe releases general election results
(Wisconsin) -- This weekend’s general election has wrapped up and voters have decided who will sit on the Oneida Business Committee. The Oneida Business Committee...
article Women take four top council seats in Oneida Nation election
(Wisconsin) -- Women hold the majority of leadership positions within the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, including the top four seats on the council.


article Oneida Casino near Green Bay celebrates 20 years
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Tribe of Indians had reason to celebrate this summer as they marked the 20th anniversary of their main casino and finished a $28 million...
article UPDATED: Oneida Casino marks 20th anniversary and new opportunities
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Casino Wednesday kicked off a celebration marking its 20th year in the gaming industry. The casino, located across from Austin Straubel...


article 42nd Annual Pow-Wow in Oneida
(Wisconsin) -- It isn’t just about fireworks this fourth of July. But also dancing and singing at a tradition in Oneida. The 42nd annual Oneida Pow-Wow was filled...


article City asks Supreme Court to review Oneida plant dispute
(Wisconsin) -- The city of Green Bay is asking the state Supreme Court to review whether the city properly revoked a permit for a controversial waste-to-energy plant...


article Tribal council orders ignored
(Wisconsin) -- On Dec. 15, the Oneida General Tribal Council voted and declared 7-Gens to be out of business. The chairman refused to accept this decision and issued a...

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