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2013 Official Visitors Guide

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explore Oneida Nation Oneida Nation is located among the rolling hills and tall trees of Brown and Outagamie counties. With a visit to Oneida Nation Museum you will experience the proud heritage of the Oneida, or "People of the Standing Stone," a name derived from a unique characteristic of the territory they settled on. See the "stone" that stands tall at the Veteran's Memorial located along Highway 54. The memorial wall pays tribute to Oneida Nation veterans and salutes heroes in all branches of service. Many visit just to see the stone and feel the calm connection to the earth the stone has. The Oneida Nation Museum collection includes a replica Iroquois longhouse, and traditional regalia, beadwork and artifacts. Take home a memento like a pair of moccasins, a corn husk doll or beautiful jewelry from the gift shop. The annual Pow Wow held during the Fourth of July weekend, greets participants and onlookers with a flourish of color and powerful tribal music. The Oneida Nation hosts several tribes who compete in traditional and social dance styles. This competition is open to the public. The event also includes the Woodland Indian Art Show and plenty of opportunities to sample Native American cuisine. For a bit of nature during your visit, have a picnic lunch at the Buffalo Overlook. Take your picture with the six foot bronze buffalo, and view facts about the herd as you enjoy the countryside. In Fall, take the family to the tribe's Apple Orchard that features 35 varieties of apples. Pick your own or select from bushels of pre-picked for apple pies or caramel apple dipping. The orchard store also features grass-fed beef and buffalo in their meat case. Located near Lambeau Field is the outdoor living history tribute, Oneida Nation Walk of Legends. Twenty-four MAIN PHOTO: Dressed in Oneida traditional regalia. Photo by Dennis King. INSET: Oneida Nation Apple Orchard. 1-888-867-3342 | www.greenbay.com granite and steel pictorial monuments pay homage to the history and culture of the Oneida Nation and Green Bay football. The Walk of Legends is located along Lombardi Avenue and several nearby streets within the stadium district. No visit to the Oneida Nation is complete without a stop at the Oneida Casino. Whether you're looking to test your luck in the 850seat high stakes bingo parlor, spin one of the 3,000 slot machines, explore the poker room or hit the Vegas-style table games, you'll enjoy gaming at one of Wisconsin's most popular casinos. The Radisson Hotel & Conference Center is adjoined to the Casino, situated within the picturesque wooded surroundings of the Oneida Reservation, and located across from the Austin Straubel International Airport. For more information on the Oneida Nation visit www.oneidanation.org. | 45

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