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 Zach Franz Selected for Student Spotlight
The Department  Education has begun a series called Student Spotlight and their selection this month is Zach Franz who attends the University of Wisconsin.  Read More
 White House Announces Next Phase in Native Youth Initiative at NCAI Winter Session
The White House invited tribal leaders to join the Gen-I challenge, an initiative that focuses on bright futures for Native youth, today during the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Executive Council Winter Session being held this week in Washington, D.C.   Tribal Chairperson Liana Onnen is attending the winter session.  Read More
 PBPN Receives HUD Indian Housing Block Grant
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, along with the other three tribes in Kansas, have received Indian Housing Block Grant funds that were announced yesterday by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.   Read More
 Latest Where Abouts Unknown List from BIA
PBPN Land Buy-Back Program Whereabouts Unknown Accounts (WAU) list provided by the Office of Special Trustee-Horton Agency as of Feb. 13, 2015.  Read More
 Land Buy-Back Program Outreach Meeting Held
An informational meeting was held today at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort for tribal landowners who have interests in trust land located on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reservation.  Read More
 Notice of Gaming Commissioner Vacancy
Tribal Council is seeking applicants for Tribal Gaming Commissioner #1 until March 11.  Read More
 Governor Brownback Visits Prairie Band Reservation

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and members of his staff visited the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Feb. 6 to discuss government to government relations. 

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 The Late Jim Potter Inducted Into Holton Hall of Fame
Over sixty people attended the 2015 Holton/Jackson County Hall of Fame Chamber of Commerce ceremony and dinner last night where the late Jim Potter was selected as one of the inductees.  Read More
 Native American Legislative Day at the Capitol
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Royal Valley Singers & Dancers were the main attraction today at the Capitol and got to perform and interact with Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas legislators.  Tribal Council also attended today's event along with other Indian tribes and groups in the state.     Read More
 Royal Valley Native American Singers & Dancers to Perform at Kansas Capitol
The Royal Valley Native American Singers & Dancers and other PBPN are planning to participate in Native American Legislative Day at the Capitol on Feb. 4.   Read More
  PBPN Signs Cooperative Agreement with DOI on Implementation of Land Buy-Back Program
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe were cited in a media release from the White House today regarding the Nation's signing of a cooperative agreement with the DOI to reduce land fractionation in Indian Country.  Read More
 Land Buy-Back Program Looking for IIM Account Holders
The Land Buy-Back Program looking for IIM account holders whose whereabouts are unknown. Read More
 Land Buy-Back Program Tribal Landowner Informational Meeting to be Held
A tribal landowner meeting for persons who have interests in trust land located on the reservation is scheduled for for Feb. 13.  A similar meeting will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Feb. 28.  Read More
 NCAI Lays Out Tribal Priorities to Senate Committee of Indian Affairs
Leaders of the National Congress of American Indians highlighted tribal priorities in front of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs recently. Read More
 Education Department and Friends University Coordinate MBA Program
The Education Department announces an education opportunity for an MBA program with Friends University.  Read More
 PBPN Mourns the Passing of Gary Mitchell
Gary Mitchell, one of the Prairie Band Potawatomi's greatest leaders, passed away today in Topeka. Read More
 NCAI President Gives State of Indian Nations Address: Calls on Federal Government to Improve Tribal Relations
NCAI President Brian Cladoosby called for Congress and the Obama Administration to act to improve tribal economies, invest in education, and support innovation to achieve greater "trust" between tribes and the federal government in his 2015 State of Indian Nations Address today in Washington, D.C.   Read More
 Hall of Fame Honoring Jim Potter Tickets on Sale

Former tribal leader Jim Potter (deceased) will be honored at the 10th Annual Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame on Feb.5 and tickets for the event are on sale.

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 Tribal Council Participates in Kansas Governor Brownback Inauguration

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council attended inauguration activities for Kansas Governor Sam Brownback this week at the Capitol.

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 Education Department Sponsors Student Spotlight Series
The Education Department has begun a Student Spotlight Section and is looking for good news about Potawatomi students.   Read More
 Food Distribution Program Update Monthly Income Standards
The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) monthly income standards were updated in October, 2014.   Read More
 January is National Radon Action Month
January is National Radon Action Month and here are some awareness tips about its exposure. Read More
 Kickapoo Tribe Removes Former Chairman Steve Cadue from Tribal Council
Kickapoo Tribal Council member Steve Cadue was removed from office by a vote of the Tribal Council on January 2. Read More
 Prairie Band One Stop Convenience Store Opens
The Prairie Band One Stop cnvenience store is now open for business and held its grand opening last Friday.  Read More


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