Vol. XIX No. 3 N8480 Moh He Con Nuck Road, Bowler WI 54416 February 1, 2011
Mohican News Briefs Tribal Member Only Web Permeable Permeable
Site Coming Soon
By Susan Savetwith – Reporter
A secure website is being created for the
exclusive use of Stockbridge-Munsee
Tribal members to view Tribal Council,
Board, and Committee meeting minutes.
To enter the website, Tribal Members will
provide a personal email address to obtain
Stockbridge-Munsee Health and a User ID and password. Stockbridge-
Wellness Center Pharmacy Munsee internal work emails will not be
Automated Telephone Call allowed. Tribal members should contact
System - What to Expect the Enrollment Ofﬁce via email at
By David Axt - Pharmacist email@example.com and pro-
To give our patients the option to call vide their personal email address, name
prescription reﬁlls and leave voice and date of birth. Name and date of birth
messages for the pharmacy 24 hours are required in order to establish Tribal
any day, we have installed an automated Membership.
telephone call system (IVRx).
The tribal member will then receive user
The system was installed on January 8, identiﬁcation and a password along with
2011. From then until February 7, 2011, we instructions on how to log in to the website
and a contact number for assistance. The
will run the IVRx only when the pharmacy
is closed. This will give all of our patients password received will be a temporary Membrane Cross-Section
immediate access to this 24-hour service. password until Tribal members log on
It will also give our staff some time to for the ﬁrst time. At that time they will be Wastewater Treatment Facility Information Updated
work with the system before we have prompted to change their password. And (Editor’s Note: Vice-President requirements,” he added. It also allows
the automated telephone call system on of course, passwords will be able to be Greg Miller has secured the water that is used by the community
during both open and closed hours. changed and/or retrieved on an as needed additional technical information to be returned to the same watershed
basis. There will be functions on the log not available at the last press from which it is pumped, ensuring that the
Beginning on Monday, February 7, 2011, in screen to change the password at any deadline that we are including to local aquifer will not be depleted by their
we plan to have the IVRx active both when time and to recover forgotten passwords. give you a better overall picture activity.
the pharmacy is open and closed. of the project). The Stockbridge-
In addition, Tribal members will be required Munsee Community has approved use The selected technology is a membrane
What to expect to hear if you call when the to agree to the following conﬁdentiality of an advanced wastewater treatment bio-reactor (MBR) from Ovivo, a global
pharmacy is closed: statement, “I understand that, as a member technology that will be the ﬁrst of its kind in supplier of wastewater process equipment.
A. You will hear a short welcome message of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, the State of Wisconsin. “Our tribe stands The MBR is a new form of an “activated
that will change from time to time. I am authorized to access the material for people of the waters that are never sludge” treatment system that is more
B. Next, you will hear automated contained on this webpage. I understand still,” said Greg Miller, Vice President of typically used in large cities. What makes
instructions telling you speciﬁcally how that I am not authorized to share my access the tribe. “Water is very important in our this treatment system special is that rather
you can use your telephone. These will be information for this webpage with anyone culture. We want to return the water we than being separated from the residuals of
your general options: else. I agree to keep all information posted use in the world in the best condition we the treatment process by gravity, treated
Press “1” if you want to place a reﬁll on the website conﬁdential, except that I can for future generations.” efﬂuent is strained through a ﬁne-pore
request (you will need a prescription may discuss it at meetings of the Tribal membrane. The pore openings are only
Reﬁll continued on page Six: Council, Committees and Boards and The Community turned to MSAProfessional 0.4 microns in diameter. In comparison, a
with other tribal members. I understand Services (Baraboo, Wisconsin) for the single strand of human hair is 100 microns
US POSTAGE PAID
that the failure to maintain conﬁdentiality design of a wastewater treatment facility wide.
PERMIT NO. 47
of this information will result in me being that will take nitrates out of the water. An
denied access to the system and that the improved facility also was needed to meet “The biological part of the process is
Tribe may seek other relief against me.” their needs for an increase in wastewater engineered to remove nitrogen, which
ﬂow resulting from the October 2010 when in the form of nitrate can be harmful
Tribal Boards and Committees who feel opening of the North Star Mohican Casino to infants. After this, the efﬂuent is drawn
that it would be inappropriate for their Resort and other planned facilities. through the membrane, leaving the water
meeting minutes to be on the Web Page free from particulates, including bacteria
must provide their reasoning to the Tribal “Community representatives wanted and viruses, resulting in the highest
Council. to make a giant leap forward with their quality of efﬂuent achievable,” explained
wastewater technology,” said Greg Gunderson.
Tribal Council will designate which board Gunderson, P.E., MSA Professional
and committees will place their meeting Services project manager. “Our design “This is the ﬁrst time this technology
Web continued on page Six: will result in efﬂuent that exceeds federal Waste continued on page Six:
Ads pg 14-15 Elders pg 4
What’s Community pg 10 Family pg 7
Directives pg 12-13 Health pg 11
Inside Dot Davids pg 5 Voices pg 2-3
February 1, 2011 Page 2
From the desk of President, Kimberly Vele
message from a dear friend.
My ﬁrst thought after
reading the email was how grateful Life’s Simple Seven
I am to have this wonderful friend, What is the number one killer of Physical Activity: The American
and second, that the message was Americans? If you guessed heart Heart Association recommends at
so powerful, I should share it with disease, you are right! This is why least 30 minutes a day, ﬁve times
someone. I believe that all things February is proclaimed American a week. You can even split up
happen for a reason, so, in all its Heart Month. those 30 minutes into two or three
irony, here is part of her e-mail to segments of 10-15 minutes each.
me: There are seven health and
behavior factors that impact Healthy Diet:
Gardens are therapeutic for “If you plant honesty, you cardiovascular health; the Consume less than 1,500 mg of
me. In warmer weather, if I have will reap trust. American Heart Association calls sodium per day and eat at least ﬁve
a particularly stressful day, I relish If you plant goodness, you them “Life’s Simple Seven.” servings of fruits and vegetables a
the idea of scooting home a little will reap friends. day.
early, shucking off my work clothes If you plant humility, you These steps can help add years to
in exchange for my comfortable will reap greatness. your life: Know your Numbers:
grubby clothes and heading off to If you plant perseverance, Blood pressure should be below
my garden to dig and weed and you will reap contentment. 1. Don’t Smoke 120/80 mm Hg, total cholesterol
meditate. If you plant consideration, 2. Maintain a Healthy Weight should be under 200 mg/dL, and
Until the weather breaks, I you will reap perspective. 3. Engage in Regular Physical fasting blood sugar should be
have to satisfy myself by reading If you plant hard work, you Activity below 100 mg/dL.
about gardens instead. My current will reap success. 4. Eat a Healthy Diet
installment is Ellen Sandbeck’s, If you plant forgiveness, 5. Manage Blood Pressure Stockbridge-Munsee Health and
Eat More Dirt, a book about you will reap reconciliation… 6. Take Charge of Cholesterol Wellness Center
growing and tending to an organic So, be careful what you plant now: 7. Keep Blood Sugar (Glucose) at
garden. This past week, after it will determine what you reap Healthy Levels Community Health Department
a particularly trying day, I was later.”
reading my gardening book for a Youth Group Pizza Sale
little escape when my computer I am not certain who
signaled a new e-mail. Curious, authored this, but the message is Sunday, Feb. 6th, Super Bowl Sunday. You MUST place an order to
and in need of a break, I checked nourishing. get one. Supreme (pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, green peppers) are
my inbox and there was a beautiful Kim $7.00; Pepperoni are $6.00; Plain cheese are $5.00. Can be picked
up at church from noon-2:00 on the 6th. You can order from one of the
kids or send me a message. All proceeds go to their Pine Ridge trip
AA Meetings at Lloyd Fredenberg’s - this summer. Thanks!
Sundays at 7 p.m. - W13350 River Road Melinda Shriner
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February 1, 2011 Page 3
Regarding article by Walking Eagle. Tribal Members,
The complaint is that Councilman Yes, the lady that wrote the
Scott Vele accepted a donation article about me in the last issue
for Mid West Alliance of of the Mohican News was correct;
Sovereign Tribes (MAST) in but only part of the story did she
violation of a code of conduct. tell. I conﬁrmed that MAST had Letter to the Editor secondhand smoke are also more
accepted sponsorship’s from likely to suffer from symptoms of
MAST is an organization of 34 Walsh Bishop after their contract Every day, children in our community respiratory irritation like cough,
tribes across four states, governed was signed with the Stockbridge- are exposed to secondhand smoke excess phlegm, and wheezing.
by a Board of Directors made up Munsee tribe. I made this in their own homes. The Wisconsin Secondhand smoke can lead to
of members and ofﬁcers of each conﬁrmation at the last two tribal Tribes Putting Prevention to Work a buildup of ﬂuid in the middle
member Tribe. The Vice President council meetings on December Program of the Stockbridge- ear, the most common cause of
is a Tribal Chair, Treasurer is from 21, 2010 and January 4, 2011. I Munsee Community believes that childhood operations requiring
Oneida, secretary is from Michigan, have made a lot of motions during if parents learn the facts about hospitalization.
and Executive Director is Scott Vele. Tribal Council meetings (look back secondhand smoke and its health
Walking Eagle (WE) claims at the Directives) and I have made effects on children, they’ll do the Most people know someone
that Councilman Vele accepted almost every single motion on right thing and take their smoking with a child who is asthmatic
donations for MAST from the change orders for the casino outside. or experiences periodic health
Stockbridge-Munsee (SM) project. problems. The only way to
Contractors. Did Scott ask for As I said at the last two To help educate parents and reduce the damaging effects
these donations? Did he use tribal council meetings I should not caretakers of young children of secondhand smoke is to
them for himself? What does have voted on the motions where about the risks of secondhand encourage smokers to not smoke
WE expect the SM Council to do Walsh Bishop was concerned. I smoke, the WTPPW Program, a around young children.
in order to remedy this issue she also said I was not bought and nor coalition of health professionals
has brought to them? Were these was my vote bought. In looking has launched a public education Although it seems like a simple
donations given to MAST ofﬁcials? back at the Directives, I see that and awareness-building campaign solution, this action will have an
I voted against one of the motions on secondhand smoke. enormous impact on the lives of
WE states that SM Council for a change order as presented their children. If you are a parent,
conﬁrmed these violations, and reviewed by the owner’s The science supporting smoke- caregiver, or grandparent of a
does she mean that SM Council representative. free environments for children is small child, remember to keep
approved before or after the I hold my oath of ofﬁce as strong. The U.S. Environmental children away from cigarette
actions? Does that indicate guilt elected by you very seriously! This Protection Agency (EPA) estimates smoke, even if it means taking
on the part of the SM Council?? is perception and people are using that secondhand smoke (also your own cigarette break outside.
Libel and slander are both ways to it to their advantage. In 2007 known as environmental tobacco For more information about the
defame, and destroy reputations, Walsh Bishop gave ﬁfteen hundred smoke) is responsible for between health effects of secondhand
also to sway others to your way of dollars towards the total budget of 150,000 and 300,000 lower smoke and for upcoming events,
thinking. Writing defamatory words thirty three thousand dollars for the respiratory tract infections call Lenore “Punkin” Shepard at
can be libel, spoken words are tribal leaders meal in Washington 715-793-5029.
slander, unless there is absolute D.C.; in 2008 they gave ﬁfteen in infants and young children
proof of truth in what is written. hundred dollars towards a meal for under 18 months of age annually, Yours Sincerely, Lenore M.
the tribal leaders at Pine Hills with resulting in between 7,500 and Shepard, WTPPW Tribal
I am in no way trying to stop a total budget of thirteen thousand 15,000 hospitalizations each Coordinator, Stockbridge-Munsee
Walking Eagle from exercising her dollars; and, in 2010 they gave year. Children exposed to Health & Wellness Center
right to free speech, or of speaking ﬁfteen hundred dollars for a meal
her mind, but sometimes, when you for the tribal leaders meeting with
downgrade others, it is a reﬂection a total budget of seven thousand Longhouse Dinner
of yourself. Also leaves you seven hundred dollars in Prior
open to an appearance in Court. Lake, MN. Tonight I had dinner at the Long poured it into a crust. Someone
Eleanor R. Martin It has been insinuated House Restaurant. The food was forgot to tell those chiefs that you
that I personally took money from terrible. have to add eggs, cream, sugar
Walsh Bishop and this is not true. and spices to it before it goes into
Spring & Fall Cleanup I have served this tribe and its They were serving Beef stew meat the crust to be bake. Was that
Spring and fall clean up is now a members for a long time and if this and gravy, chicken breast; baby awful?! The cake they had there
thing of the past! Our new waste action has caused me to lose the carrots, mashed potatoes, red was dry. No ﬂavor to it. The apple
company will provide us with a faith of those who have supported potatoes, plus a mess that looked pie looked bad, real bad. I passed
large item day once a month. me throughout the years - so be it like stir fry. on that.
and perhaps I won’t be returned to
Every third Thursday of each my elected seat. But, I won’t be The beef was so tough that I could Now they say we have chefs in the
month you can put your clean up crushed because I speak my mind; not eat it. A person should have kitchen working there. Where on
items out. nor will I be controlled by others been able to cut it with a fork. I gods green earth did they get them
lurking in the dark attempting to tried with my knife and it still was from because they really need to
Not everything will be free; see advance their agendas. hard to do. go back to school and learn how
the price list below for items with to cook?
fees: Thank you, The gravy was like water. My
•Furniture: $15.00 Scott R. Vele gosh, anyone should be able to The tribe needs to buy them a
•Appliances: $15.00 Tribal Council Member make gravy. I have to say they did slow cooker so they can cook
•Freon: $35.00 not wreck the mashed potatoes. those so called beef tips and get
•Microwave, TV, Computer Mon- Those were good and so was the them tender. I worked more then
itors 17 in and smaller: $15.00
Wisconsin Home Energy bun. forty years in restaurants and
•Microwave, TV, Computer Mon- Assistance Program never saw the like of what they put
itors 18in and larger: $25.00 Runs through May 15, 2011 Now for the chicken breast; those out there tonight. And if anyone
•Carpet: $10.00/roll (5ft long rolls) How to Apply were tough also; and dry. I just thought that the food there was
Households must complete a could not believe that they would good then you’ve never eaten
Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal Home Energy Plus application serve food like that. great food. Let’s get the food there
W18238 Eland Rd through the local WHEAP agency. to taste and look like something so
Eland, WI 54427 N8705 Moh He Con Nuck Road I decided to have desert. What people will want to come back and
Mganski@harters.net Bowler, WI 54416 a mistake that was. They had eat there again and again.
P(715)253-2619 Crystal Malone: (715)793-4862 pumpkin pie. It was like they took
After hours call: (715)881-0618 the pumpkin out of the can and Betty Parmentier
February 1, 2011 Page 4
Budget WorkShop Workshops are free and open to
Wednesday Attendee gifts NO LONGER given.
February 23, 2011 Your attendance will place your
4:45 pm (meal) name in a drawing for a large prize
5:00 pm Session starts at the end of the season. (Prize to
Held at the Housing Ofﬁce be announced at a later date).
Carbon Monoxide Threat Wisconsin Now to
Grows in Winter Recycle Used Oil Filters Linda Olson, Family Living Educa- It really helps for you to pre-reg-
tor from the UW Extension Ofﬁce ister so we can provide enough
New law requires carbon mon- MADISON-- “Each year, in Shawano will do this presenta- food, drinks and seating! Call us
oxide detectors in dwellings. Wisconsinites throw away an tion. at 715-793-4219.
MADISON – With the return of estimated 187,000 gallons of oil We look forward to hearing from
below zero temperatures and in used oil ﬁlters and 1.6 million Come and learn the important you!
an upcoming state law requiring gallons of oil in oil absorbents,” things to look at and how to set
carbon monoxide detectors in says Jack Connelly, solid waste up and follow a budget so you Sponsored by the Division of Com-
residences, health ofﬁcials today program coordinator for the don’t have to live pay check to pay munity Housing and UW Extension
reminded everyone to be aware of Wisconsin Department of Natural check. Program
the dangers of carbon monoxide Resources waste and materials
(CO). management program. “Oil is a Youth Field Trip
valuable, reusable material. By Come learn about the best gardens,
Earlier this week, a malfunctioning recycling ﬁlters and absorbent Stockbridge-Munsee Youth are lawns and landscapes. The bus
furnace caused several people in material, used oil can be extracted invited to attend the Madison will leave early on the 12th from
Rock County to be rushed to the and reused.” Garden Expo on February 12, the Mohican Family Center.
hospital with potentially dangerous 2011.
levels of CO exposure. A new law bans the disposal of Sign up by contacting Lynne I.
used automotive oil ﬁlters and oil If you are interested in learning Miller, Tribal AmeriCorps Program
“The presence of carbon monoxide absorbent materials in landﬁlls in or have a green thumb, sign up Volunteer and After School
in homes is more common than Wisconsin as of January 1, 2011. to go on this trip. We will drive Program Staff Member, Mohican
people realize, especially during The ban covers everyone in the down in the ASP black van. We Family Center at 715-793-4085
the cold weather months,” said Dr. state, including homeowners, are encouraging four or ﬁve youth
Henry Anderson, Chief Medical farmers, businesses, industrial who are interested to sign up. The After School Program will
Ofﬁcer in the Department of Health operations, and others. They are invited to bring along cover the costs. We hope this
Services. “The easiest way to a parent or guardian adult who group will take a leadership role in
The oil ﬁlters and absorbents ban can team up with the youth for a
protect yourself and your family is planning our summer community
is intended to keep these materials self guided tour.
with a carbon monoxide detector.” garden projects.
out of Wisconsin landﬁlls and
out of the landﬁll leachate that is
On February 1, 2011, a new law collected from landﬁlls and often
requiring carbon monoxide (CO) treated at municipal wastewater
Thinking about College?
alarms to be installed in all one- treatment facilities.
and two-family dwellings takes
effect. Newly constructed homes Filters also contain steel
will require CO detectors that components that can be recycled.
are directly wired to the home’s
electrical service and existing
Recycling the approximately nine
million ﬁlters that currently enter
Ready to start applying?
homes may use battery-powered, the landﬁll will save more than 4.5
stand-alone detectors. State million pounds of steel for reuse. Then you won’t want to miss
law currently includes a similar
requirement for multi-family Recycling options for oil ﬁlters this free program:
dwellings. and oil absorbent materials are
available throughout the state. 2 pm to 4 pm — Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011
Detectors work like smoke alarms Many businesses that perform oil
to alert you to dangerously high changes will accept used oil ﬁlters. at the College of Menominee Nation
levels of carbon monoxide. Some communities allow used oil
Battery powered portable CO and oil ﬁlters to be collected at State Hwy 47/55 in Keshena
detectors are also available for their waste transfer stations or at
use away from home. Health speciﬁc collection sites.
ofﬁcials recommend installing CO Who should attend?
detectors on every level of your People should contact their High school students accompanied by a parent/guardian
home and near sleeping areas. local recycling program for more Adults who are planning to start or return to school
information. “Motor Vehicle Items”
CO is a colorless, odorless gas category and select oil ﬁlters or oil What should you bring?
that can be emitted from poorly absorbents) on the University of Bring your questions and 2010 tax information
functioning or unvented furnaces Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
or other gas powered home Solid and Hazardous Waste What will you gain?
appliances. Outdoor appliances Education website. This statewide volunteer program lets you speak with financial
such as portable generators, aid professionals and get free on-site assistance completing
heaters, and stoves, can also Used ﬁlters may also be used as your Federal financial aid (FAFSA) form.
create dangerous levels of CO a fuel supplement in an approved
in cabins, campers, tents, and municipal solid waste combuster. For CMN event information call:
hunting and ﬁshing shacks. Oil absorbent materials may be
taken to an approved biopile at a
Nicole Fish – 715 799-6226, ext 3039
Symptoms of CO poisoning are ﬂu- landﬁll, used as a fuel supplement
like and include headache, fatigue, in an approved municipal solid Lee Ann Schreiber – 920 965-0070
dizziness, shortness of breath, waste combuster, or recycled.
nausea and mental confusion. More information on the ban,
High levels of exposure may lead including more information on For more on statewide events
to more serious health problems, what the ban covers is available in of College Goal Sunday visit:
including loss of consciousness a oil ﬁlter and absormant recycling www.collegegoalsundayusa.org/
and death. media kit on the DNR website.
February 1, 2011 Page 5
of the American Indian. The last or nine years old when I lived with
This sad letter opened a ﬂood of time I head from Helen was about them a short while in Madison in
memories. Helen Scheirbeck, two years ago when she was plan- the 1960s. Mary’s letter brought
from the Lummi tribe in North ning to come see Bernice. Then back many memories.
Carolina, had considerable inﬂu- I had a letter telling me she was
ence in our tribe in the late 1960s moving to Ocean City, Maryland. A Celebration Ceremony of Life for
and early ‘70s. She was a special Helen M. Scheirbeck will be held
friend of my sister Bernice whom This week, I received a letter dat- Monday, March 1, at 6:00 PM in
she had met at the American Indi- ed January 13, 2011 saying, “Hi- Washington DC at the Smithson-
an Chicago Conference which ﬁve It’s Mary-Helen M. Scheirbeck’s ian National Museum of the Ameri-
of us attended in 1961. But Helen daughter. . .I’m not sure if you’ve can Indian. If anyone from our
was into community and leader- heard yet, Mom passed away Dec. community is in Washington DC at
ship programs. In fact, when 20, 2010. She had suffered that that time, I hope you will attend.
she was hired at the University of terrible massive stroke June 8, ’09 I will be there in spirit, remem-
Wisconsin Extension, the unit she that had left her a total care pa- bering my friend, teacher and co-
THAT REMINDS ME headed was called the Center for tient. Daughter Mary was eight worker Helen M. Scheirbeck.
Community Leadership Devel-
When one gets “older,” about ev- opment-CCLD. These were the
erything you see or hear reminds early days of the so-called Poverty Fulﬁlling Our Promise in Indian Country
you of something else. For ex- Programs. One of the goals was
ample, this late afternoon about to get “grassroots” people involved By Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
5:00 o’clock, as I was driving home on County Boards and Commit- Two years ago, President and, as an additional incentive,
from North Star Casino, the gray tees. Barack Obama vowed that this transfers will trigger government
full moon appeared in the east. In administration would work with payments into a $60 million Indian
just a few minutes it was a beau- That required a lot of training for Native Americans to empower scholarship fund.
tiful, brilliant orange glow. As I ourselves and for communities. tribal governments, fulﬁll our trust
drove toward this glow, trying to County Boards were not too will- responsibilities to tribal members Second, Congress approved four
keep my eyes on the trafﬁc com- ing to share the decision-making and help tribal leaders build safer, Indian water rights settlements -
ing toward me, and the deer that power. That was also when Helen stronger, healthier and more totaling more than $1 billion - that
leaped across the road in front of invited me to join the staff. CCLD prosperous communities. will deliver clean drinking water to
me, who do you suppose crossed staff worked with the Stockbridge- tribes in New Mexico, Arizona and
my mind? Munsee Health and Wellness Today we took a giant step Montana. For these communities,
Committees as they were plan- toward fulﬁlling that promise the permanent water supply
It was Neil Armstrong, the fa- ning to build the new Health Cen- with Congressional approval of will offer economic security and
mous Astronaut, who had visited ter down on Hwy A. ﬁve major settlements for Indian end decades of water allocation
the moon. I wondered what Neil country that are nothing short of controversy and contention among
Armstrong was thinking if he hap- CCLD staff trained a group of our historic. neighboring communities.
pened to be looking up into the people to be small group facilita-
sky. As I turned the corner and tors for community projects. They First, Congress has authorized the Administration support for four
headed north, the ice and snow on also worked with the community Cobell settlement, an agreement water rights settlements in a single
the road grabbed my attention. I when they took over the Bowler that will resolve the 14-year, highly Congress is unprecedented. The
drove carefully for I remember the School for a half day. You may re- contentious class action lawsuit settlements reﬂect the willingness
time that Jimmy and Arlie Davids’ member Ken Lehman, Bob Bright, regarding the U.S. government’s of the parties, including state, tribal
oldest son, who just happened Donald Duxbury, Bill Thomas, Hel- trust management and accounting and other stakeholders, as well as
to have a chain in his car, pulled en Brunner and others. of individual American Indian trust this administration’s commitment,
me out of the ditch after I skidded accounts. The settlement honorably to work together constructively
braking for a stop sign. Helen took me to Lummi country and responsibly addresses rather than stay locked in an
(Pembroke, North Carolina) where long-standing injustices and endless cycle of litigation.
I stopped at our mailbox and found I did some training with a group in demonstrates President Obama’s
the usual stack of fund-raising let- a place called (of all things) Red commitment to reconciliation and The Obama administration is
ters (I have one hundred four so Springs. I think Helen Scheir- empowerment for Indian nations. making progress along a wide
far) and one personal letter. It beck’s inﬂuence was felt at UW- front in fulﬁlling the president’s
starts, “Hi-It’s Mary-- Helen Scheir- Extension even though she had The settlement also establishes a pledge to our First Americans,
beck’s daughter. . . I’m not sure if moved on to Washington DC and $1.9 billion fund for the voluntary investing hundreds of millions of
you have heard yet –Mom passed became involved nationally in edu- buy-back and consolidation recovery dollars in new schools
away Dec. 20, 2010.” cation and in the National Museum of fractionated land interests and roads, strengthening tribal
to address the continued law enforcement, improving Indian
Waste, Fraud and Abuse Website Released proliferation of thousands of new education and speeding land into
trust accounts caused by the trust to expand tribal resource
Madison – Governor Walker’s Commission on Waste, Fraud and Abuse division of land interests through bases.
released a website today that allows citizens to send in suggestions to succeeding generations and for
the commission on ways government can reduce wasteful spending. other trust related activities. The Native Americans must be full
land consolidation program will partners in our nation’s economy,
The website can be reached by visiting http://www.wisgov.state.wi.us/ provide individual Indians with an thrive in safe communities, and
and clicking on the Commission on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse link on the opportunity to consolidate and have equal access to quality
left-hand side. transfer divided ownership interests education and health care.
to their tribal governments, where
“Making government leaner and more efﬁcient is challenging work that they will remain in trust for the Step by step - as with the passage
will require innovative thinking and new ideas,” said Governor Scott beneﬁt of tribal communities. of Cobell and the four historic
Walker. “Many of the best ideas come from the private sector, so we are Individual Indians will receive water rights settlements - we are
asking the public to send in their suggestions to make our government cash payments for these transfers getting there.
February 1, 2011 Page 6
Web continued from page One: Reﬁll cont from page One: Waste cont from page One:
number for this). will be applied to a wastewater Stockbridge Munsee
minutes onto the Web Page. The Press “2” if you are a doctor’s ofﬁce facility in Wisconsin,” Gunderson Community
Tribal Council may determine (you will hear this, but it doesn’t added. “This $3.1 million facility is 2011 Temporary Food
whether the minutes will be posted apply to you). expected to meet the Community’s Handlers Training
on a case-by-case basis or may Press “3” if you want to check if a wastewater treatment needs for
make a blanket exemption from prescription is ready (you will need the next 20 years. Construction will Wednesday March 16,10 a.m. to
the posting requirement. a prescription number for this). begin this winter and it should be Noon; Wednesday June 15,10 a.m.
Press “4” if you would like to leave operating in August 2011.” While to Noon; Thursday Aug 11,2 p.m.
This web site is being created a message for the pharmacy staff it is new to Wisconsin, membranes to 4 p.m.; Friday Aug 12,10 a.m.
to provide Tribal members with have been in use for wastewater to Noon,; Wednesday Sept. 21,10
access to information that has What to expect to hear if you call treatment in Japan, Europe and a.m. to Noon. All classes will be
not been made available to them when the pharmacy is open: elsewhere in the US where a very held at the Stockbridge-Munsee
because of space issues in the A. You will hear a short welcome high quality efﬂuent is required. Health & Wellness Center.
paper or preference issues of message that will change from
Tribal Council. Hopefully the web time to time. Besides the groundbreaking use of Per Tribal Code, Food Handler’s
site will fulﬁll those information B. Next, you will hear automated the MBR, the Community’s facilities Training and a Food Sales Permit
needs or provide an avenue that instructions telling you speciﬁcally also needed to be completed in is a requirement prior to selling food
can be improved upon to provide how you can use your telephone. record time, Gunderson said. products within the Stockbridge
all the information Tribal members These will be your general “What typically takes three years Munsee Community.
want. options: to complete will be done in two
years. We were able to shave Food Handler’s training is made
It’s back…the Nike N7 Press “1” if you want to place one year off the typical time frame available ﬁve different times a year.
a reﬁll request (you will need a through use of integrated project Training is for anyone interested
Native ﬁtness shoe incentive prescription number for this). delivery, with the assistance of our in safe food handling or planning
program. Press “2” if you are a doctor’s ofﬁce sister company, MSA-IPD. Some to work a future food sale. This
(you will hear this, but it doesn’t parts of the project were under requirement does not apply to pot
Would you like to earn a FREE apply to you). construction while others were lucks or other events where food
pair of Nike ﬁtness shoes? Press “3” if you want to check if a still in design,” he explained. For products are not being sold.
prescription is ready (you will need example, the needed equipment
Now through March 31st 2011, a prescription number for this). was ordered and in fabrication For ﬁrst time Food Handler’s as
Native American patients of the Press “4” if you would like to leave before the contractor was selected well as the experienced Food
Stockbridge-Munsee Health & a message for the pharmacy staff. to install it. Handler’s that need to renew their
Wellness Center who are diabetic training (which is every 2-years)
and pre-diabetic can earn a free Press “0” if you want to talk directly Miller noted that since humans are must register to attend one of the
pair. All you have to do is make 3 to a member of the pharmacy about 70% water, “we are what above listed trainings.
visits: staff. we drink. It is the common bridge
• See dietitian, Mary Murray, R.D. that holds us all together and is For more information and/or to
Phone: 715-793-5006 Once you are familiar with which important to our tribe.” He further register for the training please
• Diabetes nurse educator, Elena number to press for a particular described water as one of the contact Nancy Miller-Korth, Health
Cox, R.N. Ph: 715-793-5060 command, you can then press essential elements of life. Director or Bonnie Welch, S/M
• Exercise at the Family Center that number without waiting for Safety Manager at the Health
or get a Fitness assessment the entire message to play. For True to their name, the Stockbridge- & Wellness Center at 715-793-
Please call us at the above number example, if you call when the Munsee community is not standing 4144.
to schedule an appointment. Only pharmacy is open and you want still when it comes to the quality The value of something isn’t de-
40 pairs of shoes will be available. to talk directly to a member of the of their water resources, but is termined by how much it appreci-
Thanks to the Special Diabetes pharmacy staff, you should then moving ahead with their plans to ates, but by how much it is appre-
Program for Indians and Preventive press “0” at any time to reach a provide a truly sustainable solution ciated.
Health grant for this program. member of the pharmacy staff. for the use and return of their water Kent Crockett
to the environment. Alachua, Florida
Lai Lonnie K., Linda R., Jess B., Tonya R. & Lynne M. “Teens/Tweens may call Jess or Tonya for a ride after
February 2011 school” Healthy Snacks Are Served Daily ~ Planned activities are subject to change based on the needs of the
After School Program youth and availability of resource persons. # 715-793-4085
Monday Tuesday ~ Youth Day Wednesday ~ Teen Day Thursday ~ Tween Day Friday
1 2 3
TRAILS Nutrition Ed. Craft or Science Activity Fitness Fun
Movie & Popcorn
“Healthy Heart” Shrinky Dinks Games in the Gym
Community Health Staff Healthy Eating/Diabetes Healthy Eating/Diabetes
@5:30pm (Teens) @5:30pm (Tween)
7 8 9 10 11
Jeremy & Our Language TRAILS Nutrition Ed Craft Polymer Clay Fitness Fun Movie & Popcorn
Games/Computers or Magic Science Activity Joe- 4H Woodworking 12th ~ Field Trip ~
Binge Drinking & Life Binge Drinking & Life Madison “Markets &
Skills @ 5:30pm (Teens) Skills @ 5:30pm (Tween) Gardens Expo”
Call Lynne #793-
4085 for details
14 15 16 17
Misti & Our Language TRAILS Nutrition Ed Papercraft Bookmaking Fitness Fun 18
Games/Computers Paper Airplanes Hula Hoops Movie & Popcorn
Texting & Driving @ Cell Phones in School @ Point Day
5:30pm (Teens) 5:30pm (Tween)
21 22 23 24 25
Jeremy & Our Language TRAILS Nutrition ED Craftfoam or Fitness Fun Movie & Popcorn
Games/Computers Piecrust Science Activity Jump Ropes & Tumbling Teen Lock-In “Safe
UWGB Recruiter & Life Drugs Presentation @ Dating~Alcohol/
Skills @ 5:30pm (Teens) 5:30pm (Tween) Drugs” 8pm-8am
Misti & Our Language Saturday. Get your
Games/Computers ermission slips in
February 1, 2011 Page 7
USDA Home Loan Program Can Be a
Great Deal for Rural Home Buyers
Shawano, WI – With an abundance opportunities, we are helping
of homes for sale in most of the to improve the quality of life for
country, buyers continue to have Wisconsin residents during these
plenty of choices and lots of hard times.”
bargaining power. Unfortunately,
for many, being able to take USDA Rural Development’s Rural Property Eligibility on the right USDA Rural Development’s
advantage of the current housing Housing Direct Home Loan Program hand side of the screen. mission is to increase economic
market and purchase a home can offers 100 percent ﬁnancing with opportunity and improve the
be difﬁcult. The down economy no down payment required for low USDA Rural Development’s quality of life in rural communities.
continues to make it hard for and lower income individuals or Rural Housing Programs offer a Further information on USDA
individuals and families to save families at a 4.5 percent interest broad range of homeownership Rural Development and programs
for a down payment, extinguishing rate. These loans are made directly assistance available to individuals offered or for your FREE pre-
dreams of homeownership. through USDA Rural Development and families who wish to or currently qualiﬁcation, call your local USDA
and are offered for a period of 30- live in rural areas, cities, and Rural Development Ofﬁce at 715-
With the help of the U.S. 38 years. The repayment on the communities. The Rural Housing 524-8522 ext 4 or by visiting our
Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan may be subsidized by the Program area of USDA Rural website at www.rurdev.usda.
Rural Development’s No Down Federal Government, based on the Development has the ultimate gov. USDA Rural Development
Payment home loan programs, household income. Direct loans goal of providing affordable is an equal opportunity provider,
those dreams of homeownership may be made for the purchase homeownership opportunities to employer and lender.
may still come true. of an existing home or new home Wisconsin residents.
Stan Gruszynski, Wisconsin
State Director, announced The amount loaned is determined Attention Pregnant WIC
today the availability of funds on repayment ability of the borrower.
for Homeownership Loans to The number of dependants and Participants:
Wisconsin residents. buyer’s income are also factors
in the loan package. Loans made After your baby is born you both
“While some take owning a home under this program are to families need to be WIC certiﬁed.
for granted, there are a number with income 80% below the
of people through the State that median income level of the county Call Mary Murray 793-5006 to
homeownership remains just a where they live and who would not schedule an appointment for the
dream. Considering the current otherwise qualify for a conventional next WIC day.
economic climate of the Nation loan. Median income is calculated
and because ﬁnding ﬁnancing for a and some expenses are taken It may be a while between your baby’s birthday and
home in rural areas can be difﬁcult, into consideration. County Income the next WIC day.
achieving this dream may seem limits for the programs are posted
nearly impossible. But, USDA on the USDA Rural Development Plan to breastfeed as much as you can, WIC only
Rural Development can help,” Wisconsin website at, http://www. provides some of the formula you may need.
said Gruszynski. “By opening the rurdev.usda.gov/wi/programs/
doors to more homeownership rhs/ and clicking on Income and
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Youth 3rd-5th 1 2 3 4 5
grade Homework help daily Noonball Noonball Noonball 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition Open Gym
Tweens 6th-8th @ 4:30 1-4 Sewing Circle 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition & Fitness 6-2
Teens 9th-12th 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition & & Fitness & Fitness 4:30 Homework Help
Fitness 4:30Homework Help 4-4:45 Karate 7-12 yrs
4:30Homework Help 6-8:30 Teen Night 6-8:30 Tween Night
6-8:30 Youth Night
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
10 Hdstart to ﬁtness Noonball Noonball Noonball Open Gym
Noonball 1-4 Sewing Circle 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 6-2
3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition & & Fitness & Fitness & Fitness
& Fitness Fitness 4:30Homework Help 4-4:45 Karate 7-12 yrs 4:30 Homework Help
4:30Homework Help 4:30Homework Help 5:30 Teen Swim Trip 6-8:30 Tween Night
5:30 Board Mtg.
5:30 Swim Trip 3rd-6th
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
10 Hdstart to ﬁtness Noonball Noonball Open Gym
Noonball 1-4 Sewing Circle 10 Hdstart to ﬁtness 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 6-2
3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition & Noonball & Fitness 4-4:45 Karate & Fitness
& Fitness Fitness 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 7-12 yrs 4:30Homework Help
4:30Homework Help 4:30Homework Help & Fitness 6-8:30 Tween Night 6-8 Movie Time
5 Cooking Class 4:30Homework Help 5 Family Fun Night
6-8:30 Youth Night 6-8:30 Teen Night
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Closed Noonball 10 Hdstart to ﬁtness Noonball
1-4 / 5:30-8 Sewing Circle Noonball 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition Open Gym
3:30-4 Circle of Nutrition 3:30-4 Circle of & Fitness & Fitness 6-2
& Fitness 4:30Homework Nutrition & Fitness 4-4:45 Karate 7-12 yrs 4:30Homework Help
Help 4:30Homework Help 6-8 Movie Time
5 Teen Bowling Trip 6-8:30 Teen Night 9PM-8AM Teen Lockin
10 Hdstart to ﬁtness
MOHICAN FAMILY CENTER RECREATION
4 Circle of Nutrition &
SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Happy 1st Birthday
Madeline, our little Band party
peanut! with Music
Love Always, Amanda Hein.
Mom, Grandma Part of the
and Grandpa, Bowler
Auntie Tracy, Elementary
Uncle Weston, and School
The employees selected as Employee of the Month for the month of November 2010 at North Star Mohican Casino Resort were Brendan
Price, Food & Beverage Department; and Shandy Madosh, Cage Department.
Many Trails of the Mohican Nation
Mohican History Conference 2011
October 7th & 8th
Call for Papers or Oral Presentations
The Stockbridge-Munsee Historical Committee invites the submission
of proposals for papers or oral presentations on Mohican Nation Stock-
bridge-Munsee history and or culture. Topics may include but are not
limited to the following:
• History of Moh He Con Nuck in Wisconsin
• Mohican-Munsee Language
• Family Circle Stories and History
• Mission School Stories
• History of the Arvid E. Miller Library/Museum
• Removal from Red Springs to Bartleme Wisconsin
• Land Claims/Farm Security Administration (FSA) land
• Who are the Stockbridge Indians?
1. To share with others the stories of how contemporary Mohican-
people began to explore their identity, culture and history.
2. To involve young people in the exploration and study of their
3. To build a deep pride in our heritage.
Deadlines: Send all communications to Jo Ann Schedler: schedler@
February 15, 2011
200 to 250 word, double spaced abstract (Title of ten words
or less) or outline of oral preseantion plus brief biographical
March 1, 2011
Notiﬁcation of those accepted.
August 15, 2011
Complted text of paper or outline of oral presenation.
The Historical Committee of the Mohican Nation, Stockbridge-Munsee
requests that presenters be aware that the conference audience will be
made up of community members, teachers, youth and elders. Schol-
arly papers shall be written and presented in understandable language
with conference objectives in mind.
Conference Information: Jo Ann (715) 787-4788 ++General info: (715)
787-4270 www.mohican.com, Arvid E. Miler Library/Museum N8510
Moh He Con Nuck Road, Bowler, WI 54416
February 1, 2011 Page 10
is a more serious medical condition can keep an infant warm using your
and requires emergency medical own body heat. If you must sleep,
assistance. take precautions to prevent rolling
on the baby. Pillows and other soft
If (1) there is frostbite but no sign bedding can also present a risk of
of hypothermia and (2) immediate smothering; remove them from the
medical care is not available; area near the baby.
Winter Weather FAQs proceed as follows:
From Roger Miller Community groin—using an electric blanket, ● Get into a warm room as soon Older adults often make less
Preparedness/Bioterrorism if available. Or use skin-to-skin as possible. body heat because of a slower
Coordinator contact under loose, dry layers ● Unless absolutely necessary, metabolism and less physical
of blankets, clothing, towels, or do not walk on frostbitten feet activity. If you are more than
What is hypothermia? sheets. or toes—this increases the 65 years of age, check the
When exposed to cold temp- ● Warm beverages can help damage. temperature in your home often
eratures, your body begins to lose increase the body temperature, ● Immerse the affected area during severely cold weather.
heat faster than it can be produced. but do NOT give alcoholic in warm—not hot—water Also, check on elderly friends and
The result is hypothermia, or beverages. (the temperature should be neighbors frequently to ensure
abnormally low body temperature. ● Do not try to give beverages to comfortable to the touch for that their homes are adequately
Body temperature that is too low an unconscious person. unaffected parts of the body). heated.
affects the brain, making the victim ● After body temperature has ● Or, warm the affected area using
unable to think clearly or move increased; keep the person dry body heat. For example, the What should I do if I get stranded
well. This makes hypothermia and wrapped in a warm blanket, heat of an armpit can be used to in cold weather?
particularly dangerous because including the head and neck. warm frostbitten ﬁngers. ● Tie a brightly colored cloth to the
a person may not know it is ● Get medical attention as soon ● Do not rub the frostbitten area antenna as a signal to rescuers.
happening and won’t be able to do as possible. with snow or massage it at all. ● Move anything you need from
anything about it. This can cause more damage. the trunk into the passenger
A person with severe hypothermia ● Don’t use a heating pad, heat area.
Hypothermia occurs most may be unconscious and may not lamp, or the heat of a stove, ● Wrap your entire body, including
commonly at very cold seem to have a pulse or to be ﬁreplace, or radiator for warming. your head, in extra clothing,
environmental temperatures, breathing. In this case, handle the Affected areas are numb and blankets, or newspapers.
but can occur even at cool victim gently, and get emergency can be easily burned. ● Stay awake. You will be less
temperatures (above 40°F) if a assistance immediately. Even if vulnerable to cold-related health
person becomes chilled from the victim appears dead, CPR Note: These procedures are not problems.
rain, sweat, or submersion in cold should be provided. CPR should substitutes for proper medical ● Run the motor (and heater)
water. continue while the victim is being care. Hypothermia is a medical for about 10 minutes per hour,
warmed, until the victim responds emergency and frostbite should opening one window slightly to
Who is most at risk for hypo- or medical aid becomes available. be evaluated by a health care let in air. Make sure that snow is
thermia? In some cases, hypothermia provider. not blocking the exhaust pipe—
Victims of hypothermia are most victims who appear to be dead can this will reduce the risk of carbon
often: be successfully resuscitated. It is a good idea to take a ﬁrst monoxide poisoning.
● Elderly people with inadequate aid and emergency resuscitation ● As you sit, keep moving your
food, clothing, or heating What is frostbite? (CPR) course to prepare for cold- arms and legs to improve your
● Babies sleeping in cold Frostbite is an injury to the body weather health problems. Knowing circulation and stay warmer.
bedrooms that is caused by freezing. Frostbite what to do is an important part of ● Do not eat unmelted snow
● Children left unattended causes a loss of feeling and color protecting your health and the because it will lower your body
● Adults under the inﬂuence of in affected areas. It most often health of others. temperature.
alcohol affects the nose, ears, cheeks,
● Mentally ill individuals chin, ﬁngers, or toes. Frostbite can What is the wind chill effect? What is the best clothing for
● People who remain outdoors permanently damage the body, As the speed of the wind increases, cold weather?
for long periods—the homeless, and severe cases can lead to it can carry heat away from your Adults and children should wear:
hikers, hunters, etc. amputation. body much more quickly. When ● a hat
What are the warning signs for there are high winds, serious ● a scarf or knit mask to cover
hypothermia? What are the warning signs of weather-related health problems face and mouth
Adults: frostbite? are more likely, even when ● sleeves that are snug at the
● Shivering/exhaustion At the ﬁrst signs of redness or pain temperatures are only cool. wrist
● Confusion/fumbling hands in any skin area, get out of the ● mittens (they are warmer than
● Memory loss/slurred speech cold or protect any exposed skin— For a Wind Chill Chart (shows the gloves)
● Drowsiness frostbite may be beginning. Any of difference between air temperature ● water-resistant coat and shoes
Infants: the following signs may indicate and perceived temperature and several layers of loose-
● Bright red, cold skin frostbite: amount of time until frostbite ﬁtting clothing
● Very low energy ● A white or grayish-yellow skin occurs), Wind Chill Calculator, and
area information on the updated Wind Be sure the outer layer of your
What should I do if I see ● Skin that feels unusually ﬁrm or Chill Temperature Index, see www. clothing is tightly woven, preferably
someone with warning signs waxy nws.noaa.gov/om/windchill. wind resistant, to reduce body-
of hypother-mia? ● Numbness heat loss caused by wind. Wool,
If you notice signs of hypothermia, Why are infants and older silk, or polypropylene inner layers
take the person’s temperature. If Note: A victim is often unaware of people most at risk for cold- of clothing will hold more body
it is below 95°, the situation is an frostbite until someone else points related illness? heat than cotton. Stay dry—wet
emergency; get medical attention it out because the frozen tissues Infants lose body heat more easily clothing chills the body rapidly.
immediately. are numb. than adults; additionally, infants
can’t make enough body heat Excess perspiration will increase
If medical care is not available, What should I do if I see someone by shivering. Infants less than heat loss, so remove extra layers
begin warming the person, as with warning signs of frostbite? one year old should never sleep of clothing whenever you feel too
follows: If you detect symptoms of frostbite, in a cold room. Provide warm warm. Also, avoid getting gasoline
● Get the victim into a warm room seek medical care. Because clothing and a blanket for infants or alcohol on your skin while de-
or shelter. frostbite and hypothermia and try to maintain a warm indoor icing and fueling your car or using
● If the victim has on any wet both result from exposure, ﬁrst temperature. If the temperature a snowblower these materials
clothing, remove it. determine whether the victim also cannot be maintained, make greatly increase heat loss from the
● Warm the center of the body shows signs of hypothermia, as temporary arrangements to stay body.
ﬁrst—chest, neck, head, and described previously. Hypothermia elsewhere. In an emergency, you Weather cont on page Eleven:
February 1, 2011 Page 11
Bitter Cold Weather Puts Livestock & Pets at Risk
Roger E. Miller, Community at least twice a day.
Preparedness Coordinator • Walking — Keep your dog
leashed. Snow and ice can
Bitter cold weather’s not just make it difﬁcult for dogs to
uncomfortable for pets and follow a scent, so they may lose
livestock – it’s a danger and owners their way and be wandering in requirements increase about 1 or muddy hair or ﬂeece loses
need to protect their animals, says bitter cold. Protect their paws percent for every degree that insulating ability and actually
Wisconsin’s humane ofﬁcer. from sharp ice and salt, either the temperature falls below 20 cools the animal as it dries.
with booties or by cleaning degrees F. Horses’ nutrition
“Extreme cold weather poses all their paws thoroughly when • Transportation — When hauling
requirements increase below
sorts of threats. Animals can suffer they come inside. Short-haired animals, especially calves and
45 degrees F.
from hypothermia, frostbite and dogs need sweaters outdoors in swine, cover openings in the
other cold weather injuries, and extreme cold weather. • Water — Provide access to vehicle box to cut wind chill and
harsh conditions can weaken their • Grooming — Wet, dirty, matted fresh water – not frozen streams keep rain out, but allow some
immune systems, leaving them coats cannot insulate against or snow – daily. Stock tank air to pass over the animals for
vulnerable to illness. You need to the cold, so be sure your heaters and frost-proof waterers ventilation.
think about extra nutrition, access animals are well-groomed, but will ensure than livestock get
to water, plenty of good bedding, not shaved. After bathing an enough to drink. Provide a deep bed of dry straw
and proper shelter for both pets and animal, dry it thoroughly before for calves younger than 4 weeks
livestock,” says Dr. Yvonne Bellay letting it outdoors. • Bedding — Keep plenty of dry or for any swine. Be especially
of the Wisconsin Department of • Cars — Bang on the hood bedding to insulate udders careful with animals recently
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer before starting the car on cold and legs from frostbite. brought in from warmer climates
Protection. days to startle any sleeping Moisture Long hair or ﬂeece that may not be acclimated.
animals that may have sought insulates only when it is dry. Wet
She offers these tips for pet
owners: shelter there. And remember,
don’t leave your pet alone in a Vitamin D Recommendations
• Food — Outdoor pets need vehicle. It may freeze to death.
more food, of good quality, in • Sleeping — Even indoor animals
cold weather to produce body needs a warm place to sleep, The Institute of Medicine has re- Salmon is a good source of vitamin
heat. leased new vitamin D and calcium D. Try this salmon recipe to include
off the ﬂoor and out of drafts.
• Shelter — Outdoor animals need dietary reference intakes or recom- more vitamin D in your diet.
This is especially true for old or mendations of how much we need
a dry house that’s large enough ill animals. every day. This came after the U.S. Roasted Salmon with Maple Glaze
for them to stand, sit, turn around and Canadian governments asked
and lie down comfortably, but For livestock owners, Bellay ¼ cup maple syrup
advises: the I.O.M. to review the research 1 minced garlic clove
not so large that its normal body on calcium and vitamin D in health ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
heat is lost. Line the bottom • Shelter — Generally, a 20-mph promotion. Based on the results 2 pounds salmon, cut into 6 ﬁllets
with dry, nonabsorbent material wind is about equal to a 30- the I.O.M. was charged with revis- ¼ t salt
that won’t get wet, matted, and degree drop in temperature. ing intake recommendations. The Dash black pepper
frozen. Marsh hay works well; new recommendations for vitamin Mint leaves or parsley for garnish
Make sure animals have a place D are: 600 international units for
leaves and fabric do not. to get out of the wind, even if it
• Water — Don’t make your people 1 – 70 years old and 800 Directions:
is just a windbreak or a three- IUs for those 71 or older. This is an Preheat oven to 450oF. Rinse and
outdoor pets rely on ice or sided shelter, and that other increase from previous recommen- pat dry salmon. Lightly coat a bak-
snow for water, because the buildings don’t deﬂect wind and dations which ranged from 200 – ing pan with olive oil.
animal has to expend too much snow into the shelter. 600 IUs depending on age. Only Over low heat mix together maple
body heat melting them. Use evidence related to bone health syrup, garlic, and balsamic vinegar
an inexpensive heater that sits • Food — Livestock kept was used to write the new dietary just until hot; remove from burner.
right in the water bowl to prevent outdoors will need more food recommendations. While there is Pour half of the mixture into a small
freezing. If you can’t do that, ﬁll than usual – and good quality evidence that supports vitamin D’s bowl for basting, set 2nd half aside.
the bowl with fresh, tepid water food. As a general rule, nutrient role in other health conditions such Place salmon in baking pan. Brush
as cancer, depression, autoim- salmon with maple syrup mixture.
Weather cont from page Ten: remember these safety tips: mune diseases, heart disease, and Bake 10 minutes, brush again,
● Store a multipurpose, dry others for now the I.O.M. conclud- bake 5 minutes more. Repeat until
ed that more research is needed ﬁsh ﬂakes easily (145oF) about 20
Do not ignore shivering. It’s an chemical ﬁre extinguisher near
before these can be considered in – 25 minutes. Plate salmon ﬁllets.
important ﬁrst sign that the body is the area to be heated. nutrient recommendations. Gently dust with salt and pepper.
losing heat. Persistent shivering is ● Do not burn paper in a Pour 2nd half of maple syrup mix-
a signal to return indoors. ﬁreplace. With this press release came an- ture on salmon. Top with garnish
● Ensure adequate ventilation nouncements that most people are and serve.
What should I eat and drink by opening an interior door or consuming the right amount of vi- Makes 6 servings. Nutrition Facts
during periods of extreme slightly opening a window if you tamin D and no more is needed to per serving: 314 calories, 25g pro-
cold? must use a kerosene heater. meet the new recommendations. tein, 21g carbohydrate, & ~ 985
● Use only the type of fuel your This may have seemed confusing IUs of vitamin D.
Eating well-balanced meals will heater is designed to use—don’t as prior to a few months ago the
help you stay warmer. Do not substitute. message was most people aren’t Recipe adapted from http://www.
getting enough vitamin D. mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-
drink alcoholic beverages—they ● If your heater has a damaged
cause your body to lose heat electrical cord or produces recipes/NU00431/METHOD=print
Still many researchers disagree
more rapidly. Instead, drink warm, sparks, don’t use it. with the new recommendations. Citations:
sweet beverages such as hot ● Use ﬁreplaces, wood stoves, After reviewing studies on post- http://www.adaevidencelibrary.
chocolate to help maintain your and other combustion heaters menopausal women and older com/conclusion.cfm?conclusion_
body temperature. If you have only if they are properly vented men, the American Dietetic Asso- statement_id=251040
any dietary restrictions, ask your to the outside and do not leak ciation concluded that 400 – 800 http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Nu-
doctor. ﬂue gas into the indoor air IUs a day is not likely to prevent trition/DRIVitDCalcium.aspx
space. deﬁciency in certain individuals. http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2010/
How can I heat my home ● Make sure chimneys and ﬂues For now it is important to under- Dietary-Reference-Intakes-for-
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● Do not place a space heater
ing bone health and more may
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ﬁreplace, or space heater, be ﬁre, such as drapes, furniture, other health problems. Registered Dietician
extremely careful. Follow the or bedding.
manufacturer’s instructions and
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students are eligible only as
continuing undergraduate or
continuing technical college
• Two (2) sealed letters of
recommendation, one from
a teacher, employer or other
Bowler School District Staff Biologies Wisconsin Indian Education professional familiar with your
grades in one building so it lets you Association Scholarship academic potential. No family or
meet the staff from PK through 12th Application 2011 – 2012 relative letters of support.
grade – and see how the students • A one-page typed only personal
progress through school. SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: essay focusing on how you will
• $1,000 ($500/semester) apply your education.
Four (4) scholarships will be ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS
awarded, one (1) in each of the WILL BE REVIEWED. THEY WILL
following categories: BE SCORED AS FOLLOWS:
• New or continuing student • Letters of Recommendation 10
attending a vocational/technical/ Pts.
tribal college. • Personal Essay 25 Pts
• Entering freshman at a four-year • GPA
college. 2.5 – 2.99 5 PTS
• Undergraduate at a four-year 3.0 – 3.49 10 PTS
Name: Wade Turner college (second semester 3.5 – 4.00 15 PTS
freshman, sophomore, junior or Maximum possible points: 50
Position at Bowler School: 3rd- Name: Susan Rosenow senior) Students scoring 25 points or less
grade teacher • Graduate or Ph.D. student. will not be considered.
Position at Bowler School: REQUIREMENTS: No applications will be returned.
Spouse/Children: Wife: Maria, 7-12 special education para- Must be a Wisconsin resident and APPLICATION DEADLINE:
(married 11 years); Children: 2 professional provide proof of Tribal Enrollment. March 21, 2011
daughters: Vanessa, 10, 4th- APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Faxes will not be accepted!
grader; Lexi, 5, kindergartner Spouse/Children: My husband To complete the application process SEND COMPLETE PACKET TO:
Roger and I have been married for for this award, the applicant must Virginia Nuske, Scholarship
Years in Bowler School District: 31 years. We have four children: provide the following: Coordinator
This is my 11th year. I’ve primarily Roger Jr., Tammy, Jason and • Completed Application form. WIEA
taught 3rd grade, but I have also Tonya. I’m proud to add that • Copy of current or most recent P.O. Box 910
taught a multiage 1st- and 2nd- they graduated from Bowler and school transcript. GED/HSED Keshena, WI 54135
grade classroom and was a SAGE then from college. We have one
teacher in the elementary. I’ve granddaughter, Kensington, and
coached junior varsity football for two grandsons, Kobe and Urban.
ﬁve years and was middle school
basketball coach for a year. Years in Bowler School District:
I have been at Bowler for 19 years
Memorable moments and as a special education para. During
events at Bowler: I just like to this time, I also helped work with
treasure each and every day sporting events, cheerleading and
here at Bowler. Each day offers the PTCO. On Tuesday, January 4, 2011, K Terrio and seconded by Scott
a unique set of challenges and the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal R Vele to approve the revised
rewards. In the classroom each Memorable moments and Council held a Regular Tribal Collection Financial Agreement
year the annual Wax Museum is events at Bowler: It has been Council Meeting and at that Policy number 202BUS10022.
memorable because the students awesome to watch my children time the following motions were Motion carried.
put in so much work, and they can and yours grow through the years made and carried: FY2011 ROYALTY BUDGET
showcase this to most of the other as it is “one” building. Attending so MODIFICATION REQUEST-Mike
elementary students and staff. In many excellent plays and musicals APPROVAL OF AGENDA- Olujic- Motioned by Douglas W
football, having our varsity team produced here and being a co- Strike: Meeting Minutes and Huck and seconded by Joe Miller to
play a game in Camp Randall advisor for the class of 2003 with Timber Contract table the request until the ﬁnancials
Stadium at UW-Madison. Also, Mr. A. Also, our music department Add: Audit Report to Executive are presented to the Tribal Council
attending Lambeau Field for our for many years has won numerous Session and WIEA Donation for September, October, November
annual class ﬁeld trip since my awards and is exciting to hear Request to Regular Session. and December of 2010 and until
father, who is a tour guide, enjoys perform. Motion by Bob, second by Greg to we can do a quarter review of
seeing my classes each year. I approve the agenda as amended. the ﬁscal year 2011 budget and
also enjoyed seeing my very ﬁrst Interests/Hobbies: I enjoy Motion carried. possibly bring back modiﬁcations
3rd-grade class I had in 2000 cooking and baking. I also like TRIBAL FINANCIALS FOR back at that time. Roll Call: Scott
ultimately graduate last year. to work on counted cross-stitch POSTING- no, Terrie abstain, Bob no, Greg
projects, composing poems, Motioned by Joe Miller and no, Doug yes and Joe yes. Motion
Interests/Hobbies: I like to stay reading and watching the Packers seconded by Douglas W Huck defeated. Motioned by Gregory
active by playing basketball, and Brewers, of course. to post the Stockbridge-Munsee L Miller and seconded by Scott R
jogging and any other participatory Community Tribal ﬁnancials for Vele to hold off the royalty budget
sports that may be available at the What do you like best working November 2010. modiﬁcation request until Friday,
time. I also coach my daughters’ at Bowler? First of all, it is an Roll Call: Scott abstain, Terrie yes, at such time we can get together
basketball and soccer teams honor and privilege to have the Bob yes, Greg yes, Doug yes and and have two months ﬁnancials
throughout the year. Being a former opportunity to work alongside Joe yes. Motion carried. and hold it off until then. Motion
journalist, I also enjoy writing and with so many great and talented PROCLAMATION- carried.
occasionally do free-lance stories teachers. Getting to help students Motioned by Terrie K Terrio and REVISED REVENUE AUDITOR
for area newspapers. I also ofﬁciate of which I have seen many seconded by Joe Miller to approve JOB DESCRIPTION-
basketball and football games. graduate and become successful the proclamation for James Davids, Motioned by Douglas W Huck and
adults. This small school has effective January 4th, 2011. Motion seconded by Joe Miller to approve
What do you like best working become a second family, and its carried. the job description for the Revenue
at Bowler? I like the friendly staff is wonderful to be part of a caring REVISION OF COLLECTIONS/ Auditor as presented. Revisions
who often go out of there way to and supportive staff. “Enter to FINANCIAL AGREEMENTS include:
help you. I also like having all the Learn – Learn to Achieve!” #202BUS0022- Motioned by Terrie Directives cont on page Thirteen:
February 1, 2011 Page 13
Directives cont from page Twelve: President Vele departments and Koonz & or her designee be, and hereby
Reports to Finance Manager, Motioned by Scott R Vele and Beauleau Lake Association and the is, authorized and directed to
adding Resort where necessary seconded by Gregory L Miller to Fox River Wolf Watershed Alliance execute the First Amendment
in the position description, adding approve the request of GLNEA, to to expand shore line restoration to the Enterprise Plan on behalf
under qualiﬁcations #2: Two host the GLNEA Meeting October partnership. Motion carried. of the Community, and be it
years experience in accounting is 6&7, for the Stockbridge-Munsee USE & MAINTENANCE further resolved, that the actions
required, #3: Audit experience is Tribe and to set aside part of the AGREEMENT W/NAIHRV- taken by Stockbridge-Munsee
preferred, #5: Must have excellent donation line item for the use of Motioned by Scott R Vele and Community ofﬁcers and personnel
computer skills, including Excel, that conference. Motion carried. seconded by Terrie K Terrio to in connection with the matters
Word and Microsoft Ofﬁce and #8: SHAWANO AREA COMMUNITY approve the Use and Maintenance addressed in these resolutions be,
Must be able to work in a fast paced FOUNDATION- Tabled. Agreement between the and hereby are, ratiﬁed, conﬁrmed
environment where teamwork is FINANCIAL PRESENTATION- Stockbridge-Munsee Community and adopted as actions of the
essential. Motion carried. Doug Huck and the Native American Institute Stockbridge-Munsee Community.
RESOLUTION: ROOM TAX WALSH BISHOP CRIMINAL of Hudson River Valley, for Second concurs. Motion maker
ORDINANCE-Doug Huck INVESTIGATION-Doug Huck President’s signature. Motion amends motion changing: January
Motioned by Douglas William Motioned by Douglas W Huck carried. 1, 2007 to January 1, 2009.
Huck and seconded by Joe Miller and seconded by Joe Miller to LAW ENFORCEMENT PENSION Second concurs. Motion carried.
to post the proposed amendments authorize the Tribal President to PLAN-John Miller. Motioned by EMPLOYEE WAGE ANALYSIS-
to Chapter 57-A, the Room Tax send a letter to Shawano County Joe Miller and seconded by Douglas John Miller. Postponed until next
Ordinance for a 30-day posting. District Attorney and applicable W Huck to adopt resolution 015- council meeting.
Roll Call: Scott no, Terrie no, Bob federal agencies stating that the 11, now therefore be it resolved, REQUEST FOR FUNDS FOR
no, Greg no, Doug yes and Joe Tribe did not consent to the work the Tribal Council authorizes that CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE
yes. Motion defeated. contained in the December 15, effective on February 1, 2011, the TRAINING- Motioned by Terrie
EXECUTIVE SESSION- 2010 Walsh Bishop invoice and Employer Matching Contributions K Terrio and seconded by Scott
Motioned by Scott R Vele and to state in the letter that criminal for law enforcement employees R Vele to approve the budget
seconded by Robert Chicks to charges be pursued on behalf of the as identiﬁed by the Tribe shall be request out of Tribal Council travel
go into Executive Session Motion Stockbridge-Munsee Community. as follows: Employer Matching line, for the three members of the
carried at 5:53 PM. Motioned by Motion maker amends motion Contributions in Employee Constitution Committee to attend
Robert Chicks and seconded by to include: pending legal review Contributions, up to a maximum training that the Bureau is putting
Scott R Vele to come back into by the Tribe’s legal department. Matching Contribution equal to ten on and they are paying for, so
session. Motion carried at 6:53 Second concurs. Roll Call: Terrie percent (10%) of Compensation. we don’t have to pay the training
PM. Motioned by Douglas W no, Bob yes, Greg no, Doug yes Be it further resolved, the tribal fee, which is per person. Motion
Huck and seconded by Gregory L and Joe yes. Council Member employees with the following carried.
Miller to purchase a table of eight Vele was not present during this position descriptions, or in positions COMPLAINT AGAINST
at the Shawano County/Country agenda item. Motion carried. subsequently identiﬁed as being TRIBAL PRESIDENT & TRIBAL
Chamber dinner provided it is not SEPTEMBER GM’S REPORT law enforcement positions, shall be TREASURER- No action taken.
already funded though Pine Hills, WITH CASINO AND BINGO eligible for the Employer Matching COMPLAINT AGAINST TRIBAL
Motion carried. FINANCIALS- Motioned by Contributions as identiﬁed under COUNCIL MEMBER SCOTT
WIEA- Jolene Bowman. Motioned Douglas W Huck and seconded this Resolution: Law Enforcement VELE- No action taken.
by Scott R Vele and seconded by Gregory L Miller to approve Manager, Investigator(s), School EXECUTIVE SESSION- Motioned
by Terrie K Terrio to approve the the September GM’s Report with Liaison Ofﬁcer(s), Deputy(s), and by Gregory L Miller and seconded
request of the Education Director Casino and Bingo ﬁnancials. Conservation Warden(s). Be it by Robert Chicks to go into
to come out of donations for Motion carried. ﬁnally resolved, the Employer executive session. Motion carried
the Wisconsin Indian Education OCTOBER GM’S REPORT Matching Contribution established at 8:57 PM. Motioned by Scott
Association. Motion carried. WITH CASINO AND BINGO by this Resolution shall apply for R Vele and seconded by Terrie
OPEN SESSION- FINANCIALS Motioned by the law enforcement employees K Terrio to come out of executive
Douglas W Huck and seconded identiﬁed herein instead of the session. Motion carried at 9:55
ADJOURMENT- Motioned by by Gregory L Miller to approve the employer matching contribution PM.
Gregory L Miller and seconded by October GM’s Report with Casino established under Section 5.1(b) While in Executive Session
Scott R Vele to adjourn. Motion and Bingo ﬁnancials. Motion of the Plan. Roll Call: Scott yes, discussion was held on an ICWA
carried at 7:31 PM. carried. Terrie yes, Bob yes, Greg abstain, issue, a Legal Issue, a Contract
NOVEMBER GM’S REPORT Doug yes and Joe yes. Motion Issue, Complaint that President
WITH CASINO AND BINGO carried. Vele did not participate in and
On Tuesday, January 18, 2011, a Personnel Issue that was
FINANCIALS- Motioned by Scott -OPEN SESSION-
the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal withdrawn. Motioned by Terrie
R Vele and seconded by Douglas NATOW: Appointment of Tribal
Council held a Regular Tribal K Terrio and seconded by Joe
W Huck to approve the November Representative to Board- No
Council Meeting and at that Miller to credit a Tribal Member’s
GM’s Report with Casino and action necessary.
time the following motions were Mohican Gas account after an error
Bingo Financials. Motion carried. JOB DESCRIPTION: Public
made and carried: has been found. Roll Call: Scott
FY2010 CASINO AND BINGO Relations Manager Apprentice-
APPROVAL OF AGENDA- yes, Terrie yes, Bob yes, Greg
AUDIT- Motioned by Terrie K No action taken at this time, a
Motioned by Scott R. Vele and yes, Doug abstain and Joe yes.
Terrio and seconded by Gregory L working meeting will be scheduled
seconded by Robert Chicks to Motion carried. Motioned by Scott
Miller to accept the 2010 audit of for this item.
approve the agenda as posted R Vele and seconded by Terrie
the casino and bingo. FIRST AMENDMENT TO
and to my complaint in executive K Terrio to go along with Legal’s’
Motion carried. ENTERPRISE 401K PLAN-John
session. Roll Call: Scott yes, Terrie recommendation in an ICW case,
JOB DESCRIPTION: Food and Miller. Motioned by Scott R Vele and
yes, Bob yes, Greg yes, Doug no that it remain in Shawano County
Beverage Manager- Motioned seconded by Joe Miller to approve
and Joe no. Motion carried. and that the Child Protection Board
by Scott R Vele and seconded for signature resolution 016-11,
MEETING MINUTES- Motioned by and ICW, should remain active for
by Terrie K Terrio to approve the which is the ﬁrst amendment to
Joe Miller and seconded by Scott R overview. Motion carried.
request of the General Manager the enterprise 401k plan. Motion
Vele to approve the Regular Tribal Motioned by Gregory L Miller
and Human Resource Manager maker amends motion to add:
Council Meeting minutes, Tuesday, and seconded by Terrie K Terrio
from the North Star Casino to now therefore be it resolved,
December 7, 2010, Special Tribal to renew Buck Martin’s Lobbying
approve the proposed revisions to that the First Amendment to the
Council Meeting minutes, Friday, Contract with a performance
the Food and Beverage Manager, Stockbridge-Munsee Community
December 17, 2010 and the review clause at three months.
as presented. Motion carried. Enterprise 401(k) Plan, effective
Regular Tribal Council Meeting Roll Call: Scott no, Terrie yes,
BEAULEAU & KOONZ LAKE as of January 1, 2007, be, and
Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Bob yes, Greg yes, Doug no and
TREE DROP PARTNERSHIP- hereby is, authorized, approved
Roll Call: Scott yes, Terrie yes, Joe yes. Motion carried.
Motioned by Joe Miller and and adopted in the form presented
Bob yes, Greg yes, Doug abstain ADJOURNMENT- Motioned by
seconded by Douglas W Huck to to the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribal
and Joe yes. Motion carried. Scott R Vele and seconded by
authorize the partnership between Council this date, and be it further
DONATION REQUEST- Great Douglas W Huck to adjourn.
the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe, resolved, that the President of the
Lakes Native Elder Association- Motion carried at 9:59 PM.
February 1, 2011 Page 14
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