MADISON – The 18th State of the Tribes address will air live on Wisconsin Public Radio and at at 1 p.m. Feb. 22. President Shannon Holsey of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians will welcome members of Wisconsin’s 11 federally recognized tribes and deliver this year’s address from the State Capitol.

Holsey was elected to her fourth term as president in 2021. She is the second and longest-serving woman to lead the Stockbridge-Munsee. Holsey is also president of the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, serves on the executive board of the National Congress of American Indians and the Wisconsin State Legislature’s Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations. This will be Holsey’s second State of the Tribes address.

WPR’s live coverage will be available on its statewide network of stations and at, where it will be archived for streaming and download. PBS Wisconsin will livestream the address at and on its Facebook page. PBS Wisconsin will also broadcast it on The Wisconsin Channel at 9 p.m.

Holsey grew up on the Stockbridge-Munsee reservation in Bowler. She received her Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Colorado Technical University and Masters of Arts degrees in strategic communication and leadership from Seton Hall University.