Annual Meeting of the General Council takes place July 30

By Ardith Van Riper

     The 2022 Annual Meeting of General Council will be held on July 30 at Warner Park in Madison, Wisc.  Registration opens at 8:00 am.  Warner Park is located at 2930 N. Sherman Avenue.

     Participants must have a valid tribal ID or enrollment verification to register.

     The Enrollment Department plans to be on-site to offer Tribal IDs until a quorum is met.  Enrollment verifications will be provided to tribal members after a quorum is met.  However, only voting-age tribal IDs will be processed at the event.  The cost is $20 (cash, money order, or money gram), and you are required to provide one of the following: state driver’s license, state ID, passport, expired tribal ID, or certified birth certificate.  Contact to set up a tribal ID appointment in the weeks prior to the Annual Meeting of the General Council date.

     All the bus contracts that were forwarded to the Legislature were signed. The bus schedule is as follows:

     ·         Two buses leaving out of the Saint Paul Branch Office at 6:00 am. Making stops at Oakwood Mall in Eau Claire and District 1 Community Center.

     ·         One bus leaving from Valley View Mall in La Crosse at 7:00 am. Making stops at Ho-Chunk Gaming - Tomah and Ho-Chunk Gaming – Wisconsin Dells.

     ·         One bus leaving Wittenberg from Ho-Chunk Gaming – Wittenberg at 6:00 am. Making a stop at Ho-Chunk Gaming - Nekoosa.

     ·         One bus leaving from Chicago Union Station at 6:00 am.  Making a stop at Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

     ·         One bus leaving from the Green Bay Branch Office at 7:00 am.  Making stops in Appleton and Oshkosh.  The exact location stops are to be determined and announced at a later date.

     ·         One bus leaving from Ho-Chunk Gaming – Wisconsin Dells at 7:00 am.

     All buses will be Elder Preference. 

     Email proposed General Council Resolutions to as soon as possible.

     Contact General Council Deputy Advocate Henry White Thunder with questions or concerns at