New! Travel Assistance Program
Calumet and Cross Heritage Society, a 501(c)(3), is pleased to announce the launch of its new Travel Assistance Program (TAP). This program, available to Brothertown Indians anywhere in the world, seeks to ensure that no child is left unenrolled due to financial pressures families may be facing in these times of uncertainty.
Currently, Brothertown tribal rolls are open only to children 5 years of age or younger. This roll, known as the “Cradle Roll”, requires that each child be presented to Council in person in order to be enrolled. Typically, this can be done only in Wisconsin at monthly tribal meetings. However, occasionally children have been presented at Pacific Northwest or Minnesota gatherings where 2 or more Council members have been in attendance. With TAP, Calumet and Cross hopes to provide equal enrollment opportunities for children within Wisconsin and across the globe.
To apply, a parent or guardian must provide proof of their child(ren)’s eligibility and intent to enroll along with a brief application stating how much assistance they are seeking and how they’ve arrived at that amount. Currently, funds are limited and are being offered on a first come, first served basis. To apply or to learn more, please contact programs@CalumetandCross.org.
Calumet and Cross Heritage Society was organized in 2017 within the State of Wisconsin. Calumet and Cross strives to preserve Brothertown Indian heritage and culture for future generations through storytelling and connecting individuals and communities.