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 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
 Holiday Christmas Cheer

Some photographs of the Christmas dinner today at the Elder Center and in the Health Center lobby.

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 Potawatomi Tribal Fire Department Sponsors Ebola Decontamination Training
The Potawatomi Tribal Fire Department sponsored a decontamination of highly infectious diseases training yesterday that was taught by instructors from the Texas A & M Emergency Services Training Institute at the Bingo Hall.   Read More
 Winners of the Environmental Art Contest Announced
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Division of Planning and EPA recently sponsored an art contest for children and their families and the winners have been announced. Read More
 Tribal Chairperson Onnen Participates in Tribal Nations Conference in D.C.
Tribal Chairperson Liana Onnen was one of the 566 tribal leaders attending the White House Tribal Nations Conference last week in Washington, DC and was one of the leaders selected to ask a question of the Economic Development Plenary Panel on Wednesday morning. Read More
 All-Employee Meeting Held

An all-employee breakfast meeting was held this morning at the Bingo Hall where years of service awards were handed out and a gingerbread house contest was held.

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