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 recognized Wisconsin Tribal Governments and the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. (GLITC).

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 staff
  • DHS staff
  • General public
  • Other Wisconsin state and local agencies
  • Other states
  • Federal agencies

2016 Scheduled Events:

2016 Family Services Meetings
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
    • Host Tribe:  Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
    • Host Tribe:  Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    • Host Tribe:  Forest County Potawatomi Community
Bemidji Area Indian Health Service Prevention Conference
  • Tuesday through Thursday, March 8-10, 2016
    Lake of the Torches Hotel and Conference Center
    510 Old Abe Road
    Lac du Flambeau, WI
    (800) 952-0195
    Save the Date Document (PDF, 475.09 KB)
Last Revised: January 28, 2016