COVID-19 in Indian Country
Beginning Monday, August 9, 2021, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison will reinstitute an indoor mask policy for the safety of all.
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COVID-19 cases are trending downward in the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians following the holiday season.

After ongoing consultation with public health officials and experts—who underscored the worsening coronavirus pandemic—the Democratic National Convention Committee announced today speakers for the 2020 Democratic National Convention will no longer travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Citing the continued rise in tribal and local community COVID-19 cases, the Menominee Indian Tribe is temporarily closing its tribal government offices and facilities for a 2 week period, starting Tuesday, July 28 until Tuesday, August 11, 2020. 

Ho-Chunk Gaming - Madison is pleased to announce the opening of selected gaming areas in phase one of our reopening and will continue to evaluate our strategy to maintain a safe environment for all.

Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon White Eagle announced the first reopening of one of the tribe's enterprises.

The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians continues to administer more coronavirus tests on the reservation.

The Ho-Chunk Nation would like to clarify that the tribe's COVID-19 orders, issued by the President, will remain in effect until modified, rescinded, or until further notice.

The Menominee Tribe's stay at home emergency orders and guidelines remain in effect despite a state court decision that does not apply to Indian Country.

The Ho-Chunk Nation was notified that it was awarded a multi-million dollar funding from the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act.

Ho-Chunk Nation government officials are keeping their pulses on the COVID-19 pandemic and making adjustments as the situation changes.

The first local case of COVID-19 is not a tribal citizen, Chairman Louis Taylor of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians said.

The Wisconsin Indian Education Association board of directors have come to the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 conference 'Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math' until April 2021.

The 2020 Democratic National Convention will now be held the week of August 17 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Lac Courte Oreilles Health Center has performed 10 Covid-19 tests and is awaiting those results.

The Sokaogon Chippewa Community (Mole Lake Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians) has declared a COVID-19 State of Emergency. People are asked not to enter the elderly building. Contact info here: The 33rd annual Mole Lake Youth Trails Pow Wow, set to take place March 28-29, 2020, has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled. The […]

2020 WIEA Conference “Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math” Postponed Conference to be held at future date and time to be determined The Wisconsin Indian Education Association is closely monitoring the unfolding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and aware of numerous emergency travel and work restrictions enacted by employers, as well as tribal, state and […]

MEDIA ADVISORY March 17, 2020 (Oneida Nation Reservation) – Press Conference today, March 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Main Oneida Casino located at 2020 Airport Drive. Please enter off the casino parking ramp, the event will be just beyond that entrance.  Chairman Tehassi Hill and Gaming General Manager Louise Cornelius will announce Oneida […]