Sokaogon Chippewa Community News

Frank and Barron Repaired Docks

By Nathan Podany, Hydrologist As ricing season quickly approaches, you may find yourself visiting Rice Lake more often. If so, you will likely notice that, as if by magic, the docks at certain landings have…

Wild Rice Update

As of August 26, 2019


Environmental Summer Youth Beehive Project

By Tina L. Van Zile

Tim Murphy approached me this past winter and asked if I would like to start beehives as a part of my summer youth program. I said “yes” immediately because it’s

Creel Workers Honored for 35 Years of Service

Last Friday, a special dedication dinner was held to honor Frank Olds and Barron Maki for their outstanding 35 years of creel work during the Walleye spearing harvest seasons.

Both Frank and Barron began their

DCF Secretary-Designee Visits Community

Last week, Tribal Council Members and Family Services, Indian Child Welfare (ICW), Abinoojii Day Care and Higher Education staff met with Secretary-Designee Emilie Amundson and Tribal Liaison Stephanie Lozano of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families…

Health Fair a Success

Morning showers didn’t dampen the fun and educational opportunities at the Sokaogon Chippewa Health Clinic Health Fair last Friday. Jamie Zarda shared, “We had 147 registered people at our Health Fair. It was a great…