The BIN community, both locally in FDL and nationally, has been very busy of late. There are a number of noteworthy updates and scheduled events to check out.

Council: Many thanks to Tribal Chair Jeremy Marx, Council, and local-to-FDL BIN citizens for their planning meetings and corresponding events listed in the calendar below. Of particular interest to those of us out of town is the “Eeyamquitoowauconnuck Walk across America” to help raise funds for our Brothertown Collection. To learn more about this collection please read this post. Keep an eye on the BIN website at BrothertownIndians.org for event updates.

Peacemakers: The Peacemakers have launched their internet presence at brothertownpeacemakers.org. It’s great to be able to put names to faces and learn a bit more about our elected officials. Their site also has a blog which you will definitely want to sign up for if you enjoy learning about our Tribal history.

Citizens: Several BIN citizens have recently formed themselves into a group collectively known as Brothertown Forward. This group’s self-appointed goal is to assist our Tribal government and citizens in invigorating, educating, and sustaining our Brothertown culture and community.   Please visit BrothertownForward.wordpress.com to learn more.

Brothertown Indian Nation

Calendar of Events for 2016

Office 920-929-9964

Date                                       Event

April 23, 2016                      Pacific North West Meeting at Cusick, WA – Contact Paul Werth; BIIITUP Meeting – Contact Dawn Kraintz

April 29 – May 1, 2016     Minnesota’s 25th Anniversary Meeting at Fort Ripley, MN – Contact Jessica Ryan; BIIITUP Meeting – Contact Dawn Kraintz

May 6-7, 2016                    Clean Up Brothertown Cemetery in New York – Contact Megan        Fulopp; BIIITUP Meeting – Contact Dawn Kraintz

May 21, 2016                      Eeyamquitoowauconnuck Walk across America –

Contact Roger Straw or Dawn Kraintz

E-Walk to raise funds for our Brothertown Collection

Match the Miles traveled by our Ancestors!

Forms and Money in the office by May 31, 2016-Dawn Kraintz

Also:                                      BIN General Meeting – ELECTION MEETING

BIIITUP Meeting – Contact Dawn Kraintz

May 22, 2016                      Ledge Tour -Fond du Lac Area – Contact Cheri Welch

May 28-30, 2016                Drum Practice and Cultural Weekend – Contact Jeremy Marx

Spend time with your Cousins and Friends

June 5, 2016                        History Presentation with Patty Loew at the BINCC

Contact Mike Pelky

June 10-12, 2016               Walleye Weekend Parking Fundraiser – Contact Dawn Kraintz

Dance at Oven Island – Contact Jessica Ryan

June 11,2016                      Annual FLAG DAY PARADE to honor our Veterans. This parade is held in

Appleton, Wisconsin every June. This year we will Honor the AIR FORCE

It is about our 11th Parade. All of our Veterans are welcome to walk. Elders     will ride a float. Contact Mike Pelky

June 18, 2016                     BIN Council and Corporate Meeting ; Swearing in New Council and Peacemakers – Must be Present

June 20-24, 2016               ANA Grantee Grant Seminar – Dawn Kraintz and Jeremy Marx in Marksville, Louisiana

June 26, 2016                     Highway Cleanup – Between Brothertown and Quinney, WI

Volunteers always needed – Contact Jeremy Marx

July 1-3,2016                       Oneida Powwow – Oneida, Wisconsin

July 14-17, 2016                 Water Walk event – Contact Jessica Ryan

July 16,2016                        BIN PICNIC – Brothertown Indian Nation Community Center

Bring dish to pass – bring your own drinks – bring your own chairs

Lots of games and activities for both children and adults

Contact Jeremy Marx or Dawn Kraintz

July 17,2016                        BIN General Meeting  

Aug 12-13,2016                  Mohican Powwow – Bowler, Wisconsin

August 7, 2016                   Fond du lac Historical Society Ice Cream Social – Galloway

House and Village Vendor Fair – Contact Dawn Kraintz

August 19,2016                  Elder Celebration 10-3:00 – Contact Jeremy Marx

August 20,2016                  BIN Council Meeting

Basket Making with Karen Hartman – Contact Jessica Rya

August 28,2016                  Highway Cleanup – Brothertown-Quinney, Wi

Volunteers always needed – Contact Jeremy Marx or Dawn Krai

Sept 17,2016                       BIN Council Meeting

Poker Run/Pig Roast – Contact Dawn Kraintz

Oct 15,2016                         HOMECOMING at the Community Center

Come and Enjoy – Contact Jessica Ryan

Oct 16,2016                         BIN General Meeting  

Nov 19,2016                        BIN Council Meeting  

Dec 17,2016                        CHRISTMAS Party – Contact Jeremy Marx

Dec 31,2016                        New Year’s Eve Bingo Bash – Contact Dawn Kraintz

 

VOLUNTEEERS NEEDED: please sign up to help at an event!

 

Bingo and Kitchen Volunteers needed on Tuesdays and the 1st and 3rd Saturday.

Contact Dawn Kraintz dmkraintz@brothertownindians.org

Donated CRAFT items are needed.

Anyone with special talents on beading, sewing, jewelry, etc. Call and lets set a date for a craft making day!

Contact David and Sandy Hankwitz

 

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