Shawano Park & Recreation Summer Program Guide 2017 Now Available!

The 2017 Summer Program Guide is now available to get the kiddos signed up.  Music in the Park, youth archery, swimming lessons, summer camps, yoga, community sailing program and many more.  Click here to see the program guide.

The City of Shawano Park & Recreation Department is located at 220 E. Division Street in Shawano. The indoor swimming pool provides a place for children’s swimming lessons, children’s open swim, adult lap swim and various adult classes. The Rec. Center also has a weight room that consists of free weights, treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical machines and more. There are 2 racquetball courts available, reservations may be made up to 1 week in advance.

This website provides information about our building hours, fees, upcoming events, programs & more. Please feel free to take a look around. Any questions you may have can be answered by calling the Rec. Center at 715-526-6171.

Let’s be Healthy in Minocqua!

The 2017 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference titled, MINO-AYAA ‘IDIIWIN: Let’s Be Healthy Together, will be hosted by WIEA’s Northeast Region and is set to take place on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017, at The Waters of Minocqua in beautiful Minocqua, WI. The conference includes events at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua and Lake of the Torches Resort Convention Center in Lac du Flambeau, WI.

The 2017 Conference includes early extended programming thanks in part to a partnership between The Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or “The Network”, which is a multi-tiered system of compliance activities and improvement supports to address racial disproportionality in special education and the Wisconsin Indian Education Association. On May 11, The Network will hold a training workshop at The Pointe Hotel in Minocqua.

Register Now!

Milwaukee WI Disparity Study

*View the entire RFI as a PDF.

The City of Milwaukee (City) is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to identify and research options available to the City in connection with the future possibility of procuring consulting services to conduct a comprehensive disparity study regarding the City’s use of minority and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) as contractors and subcontractors. This RFI is not a formal solicitation or Request for Proposal (RFP). Therefore, no contract will be awarded based upon submissions. This RFI is exploratory, issued solely for planning purposes and gathering information.

WIEA is in May!

The 2017 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference titled, MINO-AYAA ‘IDIIWIN: Let’s Be Healthy Together, will be hosted by WIEA’s Northeast Region and is set to take place on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017, at The Waters of Minocqua in beautiful Minocqua, WI. The conference includes events at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua and Lake of the Torches Resort Convention Center in Lac du Flambeau, WI.

The 2017 Conference includes early extended programming thanks in part to a partnership between The Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or “The Network”, which is a multi-tiered system of compliance activities and improvement supports to address racial disproportionality in special education and the Wisconsin Indian Education Association. On May 11, The Network will hold a training workshop at The Pointe Hotel in Minocqua.

Register Now!

Hiring: Director of Epidemiology

*View the listing on indeed.

Director of Epidemiology
Great Lakes Intertribal Council, Inc. – Lac du Flambeau Reservation, WI
$52,900 – $79,300 a year

Responsible for planning and implementing technical assistance, public health practice, research and epidemiological support services to Tribes and urban Indian health programs in a three-state region (Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan). Works collaboratively with Tribal, Inter-Tribal, private, state and federal agencies to ensure that comprehensive, quality health data is available and accessible to the Native American population. Actively collaborates with other Tribal Epidemiology Centers nationally to coordinate and prepare timely response to emerging national issues.

Job is based on Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation but many duties may be accomplished at a tribal service location.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $52,900.00 to $79,300.00 /year

Required education:

  • Master’s

Required experience:

  • Public Health or related field: 5 years

Save the Date! National Food Sovereignty Summit

October 2-5, 2017 | Green Bay, WI

First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin will host the National Food Sovereignty Summit October 2-5, 2017, at the Radisson hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

This event is for Native farmers, ranchers, gardeners, businesses, policymakers, tribal agriculture staff, Native nonprofits working in agriculture, small producers, tribal producers and tribal leaders. Optional experiential learning sessions are scheduled, and the main Summit offers three main training tracks:

  • Track 1: Applied Agriculture
  • Track 2: Community Outreach
  • Track 3: Products to Market

If you are interested in presenting at the conference, donating traditional foods, or becoming a sponsor, please contact Autumn Romero at aromero@firstnations.org

Go to www.firstnations.org/summit for info or to register now

Telling Spearfishing Stories


The Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission is hosting a Spearfishing Story event. March 13th at 5pm join them at the Lac du Flambeau Multi-Purpose Building.

The Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission is commonly known by its acronym, GLIFWC. Formed in 1984, GLIFWC represents eleven Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan who reserved hunting, fishing and gathering rights in the 1837, 1842, and 1854 Treaties with the United States government.

     GLIFWC provides natural resource management expertise, conservation enforcement, legal and policy analysis, and public information services in support of the exercise of treaty rights during well-regulated, off-reservation seasons throughout the treaty ceded territories.

     GLIFWC is guided by its Board of Commissioners along with two standing committees, the Voigt Intertribal Task Force and the Great Lakes Fisheries Committee, which advise the Board on policy.

Third Annual Mining Alternatives Summit

 

Presented by the Chippewa Federation.

Protecting our water, air, land and life for the next 7 Generations.

Join us March 9&10 at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau as we strengthen our connections to better understand threats to Mother Earth and Learn about alternatives to mining, confined animal feeding operations, pipeline transport and other activities.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

View flyer for more information and details.

Also check out other Business Events in Lac du Flambeau.

Register for Let’s Be Healthy Together!

The 2017 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference titled, MINO-AYAA ‘IDIIWIN: Let’s Be Healthy Together, will be hosted by WIEA’s Northeast Region and is set to take place on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017, at The Waters of Minocqua in beautiful Minocqua, WI. The conference includes events at Lakeland Union High School in Minocqua and Lake of the Torches Resort Convention Center in Lac du Flambeau, WI.

The 2017 Conference includes early extended programming thanks in part to a partnership between The Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network or “The Network”, which is a multi-tiered system of compliance activities and improvement supports to address racial disproportionality in special education and the Wisconsin Indian Education Association. On May 11, The Network will hold a training workshop at The Pointe Hotel in Minocqua.

Register Now!

Evaluation Conference begins Tomorrow!

¡MilwaukeeEvaluation¡ Social Justice & Evaluation conference starts tomorrow, March 2, 2017 here in Madison. The event promises great opportunity to explore social justice as it relates to evaluation practice, all in community with evaluators from around the state.

*Click to view the flyer (PDF)

Visit http://evaluation.wildapricot.org/ for more information!