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 PBPN Awarded Public Safety Grant From Justice Department
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has been awarded over $365,000 from the Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program through the Office of Victims of Crime. Read More
 Taryn Boswell Named We-Ta-Se Princess
Taryn Boswell was named the We-Ta-Se Princess for 2014 at the 17th Annual Veterans's Pow-wow held last Friday in Prairie Peoples Park. Read More
 Photos of Veterans Pow-wow
Photos taken by the News at the We-Ta-Se American Legion Post #410 pow-wow. Read More
 PBPN Launches Get Out the Native Vote Campaign
The PBPN is pitching in to do their part for the Get Out the Native Vote! being sponsored by the National Congress of American Indian.  PBPN staff have launched a campaign to urge people in the community to vote in the upcoming election on Nov. 4.   Read More
 Senate Passes Sens. Moran and Heitkamp Bill to End IRS' Unfair Treatment of Indian Tribes
The U.S. Senate passed legislation to end the U.S. Internal Revenue Service's practice of taxing crucial programs and services that support the health and safety of Native families.  The Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act has passed the House and next heads to the President's desk to be signed into law.  Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan) helped introduce the Bill.  Read More
 Venida Chenault Inaugurated as President of Haskell
Dr. Venida Chenault was inaugurated today as the seventh president of Haskell Indian Nations University. Read More
  Important Update From DOI on Trust Administration Class Distribution.

There is important informaiton regarding sending checks to Trust Administration Class Members regarding the Cobell Settlement and there are still over 30,000 Class Members designated as Whereabouts Unknown or addresses are not current.

 For details go to:  www.indiantrust.com

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 Camilla Chouteau Sworn In As Secretary
Camilla Chouteau took the oath of office as Tribal Council secretary today at a swearing-in ceremony at the Rock Building. Read More
 Olivia Jordan-Higgins Wins Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic and Min Seo Kwak Wins Potawatomi Cup
Olivia Jordan-Higgins won the Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic today at Firekeeper Golf Course.  Min Seo Kwak won the Potawatomi Cup. Read More
 Important Presentation on Land Buy-Back Held
A Land Buy-Back Program landowner presentation was held at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort at 1 p.m. on Sept. 5.  Persons who own a fractional interest in land located within the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reservation were encouraged to attend. Read More
 Casino to Host 2014 Topeka Capitol Journal Best of Topeka Gala
Prairie Band Casino & Resort is hosting the 2014 Topeka Capitol Journal Best of Topeka Gala today at the confernce center. Read More
 Symetra Tour Here! Boys & Girls Club Kids Enjoy Clinic

A junior clinic for youth from the Boys & Girls Club was held today by women golfers Calle Nielson and Jackie Stoelting who are vying for a rank in the Ladies Professional Golf Association's (LPGA) Symetra Tour's Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic this week at Firekeeper Golf Course. 

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 Liana Onnen and Rey Kitchkumme Sworn In to Offices: Ortiz Also Honored
A swearing in ceremony was held this morning at the Bingo Hall where Liana Onnen was sworn in as Tribal Chairperson and Rey Kitchkumme was sworn in as Gaming Commissioner #3.  Read More
 Onnen Wins Chair; Chouteau Secretary; Kitchkumme Gaming Commissioner
Liana Onnen, Camilla Wishkeno Chouteau and Rey Kitchkumme were the winners in the Run-off election held this morning at the Bingo Hall. Read More
 Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic to Host Top Field of Symetra Tour Players
Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic presented by Toyota to host top Ffeld of Symetra Tour players next week.  Read More
 Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic Schedule
The Symetra Tour schedule of events is available at www.Firekeepergolf.com  Read More
 Tribal Chairman Ortiz Featured on Museum Website
Tribal Chairperson Steve Ortiz was recently selected and interviewed as a tribal leader with the National Museum of the American Indian. Read More
 2014 Healthy Kansas Tribes Summit Held
The second Healthy Kansas Tribes 2020 Summit meeting was held Aug. 19at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  The purpose of the meeting is to gauge overarching health issues and concerns that pertain to tribal communities.  The Summit is being facilitated by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Read More
 LPGA Symetra Tour Invites Community to Support the Tourney at Firekeeper Golf
The Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Golf Classic urges the community and businesses to get involved in the Symetra LPGA tournament that will be held the first week in September. Read More
 Hattie Mitchell Selected to Topeka's Top "20 Under 40"
Hattie Mitchell, Tribal Council Treasurer, has been selected as an honoree for the 2014 Topeka's Top "20 Under 40" award.    Read More
 Prairie Band Travel to the Gathering

Many Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation members attended the 2014 Gathering last week that was hosted by the Gun Lake Potawatomi located in Allegan County, Michigan.

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 Land Buy-Back Program Presentation Notice

A presentation about the Cobell Settlement Land Buy-Back Program that may be of interest to landowners on the reservation will be held September 5 at 1 p.m. at the Casino's Conference Center. 

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 Prairie Band Casino & Resort Charity Classic Announces Two Major Tournament Sponsors
Visit Topeka and Toyota are two new businesses that are going to help sponsor the inaugural Symetra LPGA Tour at Firekeeper Golf Course to be held Spet. 5-7. Read More


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