Sokaogon Chippewa Community News

Primary Election Results

The Final Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5th.  

Gov. Evers Signs Executive Order Declaring Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Wisconsin

Press Release from the Office of the Governor, State of Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, joined by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, signed Executive Order #50, declaring the second Monday in October as…

Jamie Bauknecht is the New Elder Services Director

By Richard D. Ackley, Jr. Jamie Bauknecht, who has served as an LPN at the Sokaogon Chippewa Health Center, has accepted the position as the Director of Elder Services.

His work as a nurse at

Student Federal Aid and Grants; Rec Center Notice

As of October 1st, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is accepting applications for student aid. The deadline for these applications is June 30, 2020. However, it is very important that you get…

UW Listening Session Targets 2020 and Beyond

By Richard D. Ackley, Jr.

A small group of Tribal Members gathered at the Mole Lake Lodge last week to meet with Jessie Conaway, Indigenous Arts and Sciences

Research Coordinator and Faculty Associate for Native

Ojibwe Nation Honors Chief Buffalo, Treaty of 1854

In the middle of the 19th century, when Chief Buffalo signed a treaty with the United States government, it set the course for the Ojibwe Nation’s future. This past weekend, 165 years later, more than…