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ARPA Payment to Tribal Membership

Tribal Council vote in favor to allocate portion of the Tribe’s American Rescue Plan Act funding for a direct payment to the Tribal Membership.

Traditional Medicine Building Construction Underway

On November 23, 2020 the St. Croix Tribe broke ground on a new Traditional Medicine Building in the community of Big Sand Lake, Hertel WI.  This new facility will be located on the former site of the Elder’s Nutrition Building on Angeline Ave,a sacred and significant location, overlooking Big Sand Lake. This location was selected based on its historical significance to the St. Croix Tribe and its position in the community. The Traditional Medicine Building will provide tribal community members […]

St. Croix Tribal Council Proclaims May 5th a Day to Draw Attention To MMIW.

Native American Tribes, communities and activists have been marking May 5th as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIW, or MMIWG, or MMIWG2ST) day since 2017, and April 29-May 5th as the National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.  This year, through resolution, The St. Croix Tribal Council joined with many other Tribes, organizations, and the US Federal Government in proclaiming May 5th as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day.  This day is […]

Emergency Broadband Benefits Now Available to Eligible Households

Announcement from the FCC –  The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households […]

St. Croix Tribal Emergency Dispatchers Honored in 2021

In 1991, the United States Congress proclaimed the second week in April to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This weeklong event was the first formalized celebration on a national scale of the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. Each year, the event is promoted nationwide to bring about the recognition of public safety telecommunicators, colloquially known as “dispatchers.” Dispatchers are the first line of communication when emergencies happen, their ability to remain calm during emergencies and […]