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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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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.
He accompanied a delegation of these Native Americans to Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1821, where they sought a cession of land from the Menominee and Winnebago.
Octogenarian Emily Higgins and other Link Lake Historical Society members are aghast at the proposed mine location in the community park, where a huge and ancient bur oak--the historic Trail Marker Oak--has stood since it pointed the way along an old Menominee trail.
There is a good mixture of songs, some sung in English and some in Menominee.
Widder documents the blow-by-blow actions of people from dozens of groups, including French, Canadian, British, Jesuit, slave, Ojibwe, Odawa, Ho-Chunk, and Menominee.
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Menominee is located on Michigan's upper peninsula on the Wisconsin border 50 miles north of Green Bay.
On June 1, the Secretary offered the commencement address at the College of the Menominee Nation in Wisconsin.
They're images of Menominee Forest, the centerpiece of the 235,000-acre Menominee Reservation in north-eastern Wisconsin and one of the most historically significant working forests in the world.
and Chad Waukechon (dean of community programs, College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, Wis.
Menominee, Little Menominee, Sinsinawa, and Plum river basins) in Jo Daviess and Carroll counties, along the shores of Lake Michigan and in a few streams that feed into the Lake in Cook and Lake counties.