Tribal Affairs Office

The Tribal Affairs Office (TAO) assists the Department of Health Services (DHS) in maintaining an effective government-to-government relationship with the eleven federally recognized Wisconsin Tribal Governments, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. (GLITC), and the Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center, Inc.

The Goal of the Tribal Affairs Office is to:
Effectively collaborate with Wisconsin’s Tribal Governments to make sustained progress toward maximizing funding support of health care services provided to tribal members and improving health outcomes.

TAO staff serve as a resource for:
Tribal leadership and staff; DHS management and staff; general public; county, state and local agencies; other states; and federal agencies.

What's New?

Tribal CARS Manual 2016-2017

2016 Year-End Consultation Meeting

Host Tribe:  St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Agenda:  2016 Year-End Tribal Consultation Meeting (PDF, 112 KB)
Date:  September 21, 2016
Time:  1 pm to 4 pm
Location:  St. Croix Casino Danbury
Address:  30222 State Road WI 35/77, Danbury, WI 54830
Phone:  1-800-238-8946

Wisconsin Public Television
Tribal Histories

Recorded in the natural settings of the regions that native people have called home for centuries, these films feature tribal members sharing the challenges, triumphs and time-honored traditions that have shaped their vibrant communities across generations.

Upcoming 2016 Family Services Meetings

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Host Tribe: Forest County Potawatomi Community

Last Revised: August 29, 2016