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n. pl. Menominee or Me·nom·i·nees
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting an area along the Menominee River, with a present-day population in northeast Wisconsin.
2. The Algonquian language of this people.
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Noun1.Menominee - a member of the federally recognized tribe of Algonquian people living on a reservation in central WisconsinMenominee - a member of the federally recognized tribe of Algonquian people living on a reservation in central Wisconsin
Algonquian, Algonquin - a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast
2.Menominee - the Algonquian language spoken by the Menomini
Algonquian language, Algonquin, Algonquian - family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains
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An Illinois native, the artist first taught in Wisconsin at Menominee Indian High School and the Sacred Heart Academy in Oneida, after having received degrees in visual arts and art education at the University of Wisconsin.
Grant funding will support projects in the following counties: Berrien, Delta, Dickinson, Genesee, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Menominee, Montcalm, Montmorency, Oakland, Oscoda, Presque Isle, Sanilac, St.
A child, who had been out trick or treating in Menominee, a tribal area in Wisconsin, came back with drugs in the Halloween basket.
The National Science Foundation and Directorate of Engineering will fund the Tribal Colleges and Universities Program, which is a collaboration between the College of Menominee Nation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
He was instrumental in the 1822 treaty that called for the relocation of the Oneidas and Brotherton and Stockbridge Indians to Menominee lands near Green Bay and served as an agent for the nefarious Ogden Land Company that sought to clear the Indian title in New York.
John Lane Buell, a pioneer explorer of the Menominee Range, was one of those individuals.
Some areas explored include East Cree nominalizations, the Mathevet Nipissing manuscript, Menominee verb stems, manner-of-motion verbs in Ojibwe, and the semantics of Blackfoot arguments.
A final chapter on Native People of Wisconsin Up Close lists brief biographies of different Native exemplary individuals, whose areas of expertise include boxing champion (Leone Peters, Menominee Nation), award-winning Ojibwe filmmakers (Jordan Principato, Shania Jackson, and Ahpahnae Thomas), scientist (Celeste Hockings, Lac du Flambeau), artist (Caleb Washington, St Croix Band, Rachel Baldwin, Brothertown Nation), athletes and scholars, and more.
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About 13 per cent of the eligible voters of the Menominee Tribe cast ballots to approve both the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana on tribal grounds in a referendum described as "advisory", meaning leadership is not bound by results.
9 percent, in Madison County, Idaho to a high of 36 percent in Menominee County, Wisconsin.