ERIC Number: ED047836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
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Report of Menominee Indian Study Committee; Report of the Wisconsin Legislative Council, Vol. VIII.
Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
The report carries the finalization of termination of Federal involvement in the affairs of the Menominee Indian reservation in terms of law enforcement, highways, taxation, public welfare, and education. As reported, when the termination act became operative, county status was granted to the reservation and it became Menominee County. The report reviews the termination act, which provided individual Indians on tribal rolls an interest in tribal assets as inheritable stockholders in the tribal enterprise. Trusteeship of stocks and administration of assets for the Indians are discussed, along with organizational structure of Menominee Enterprises, Inc. (MEI), voting eligibility of stockholders, and financial conditions for MEI in 1965-68. The report concludes with recommendations for expansion and improvement of the tribal enterprises, which deal mainly with forest products. A map of Menominee County (with political boundaries) is provided, along with a list of legislative acts affecting the county since 1965. Crime reports of pre- and post-termination are charted, Nelson-Laird Funds are tabulated, and a progress report for 1969 is included. (EL)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.