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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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Synopsis: Over the course of a sojourn in North America between 1857 and 1862, the Capuchin priest Antoine Marie Gachet from Fribourg, Switzerland, spent two and a half years among the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin.
The property is within walking distance of Milwaukee's bustling Third Ward and is bordered by the Menominee River.
This example focuses on engaging students in biomedical engineering within a relevant context related to the culture of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.
Paul Avenue, whichis along the Menominee River and within walking distance of Milwaukee's Third Ward, in 2015 for $13 million.
My grandparents immigrated to the United States from Polish Austria about 1900, and my grandfather went to work in the Iron Ore Mines of the Menominee Range in Norway, Michigan.
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.
Led by Ada Deer, Determination for the Rights and Unity of Menominee (hereafter DRUMS) lobbied and testified before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs (93rd Congress) and succeeded in winning restoration for the Menominee tribe of Wisconsin (H.C.R.7421).
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.
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.
These include the Menominee, the Ho-Chunk, the Potawatomi, the Oneida, the Ojibwe Nations, and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Mohican Indians, and the Brothertown Indian Nation, as well as urban Indians Written by an enrolled member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, who is also professor of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Native People of Wisconsin" traces tribal history, tribal traditions, and the relentless process of land removal for each Nation or group represented.