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 EPA Celebrates Earth Day This Sunday and Clean the Rez Day Held
The PBPN EPA Department is kicking off spring this year with Earth Day on Sunday.  Today they organized a Community Clean Up Day where teams picked up trash on the reservation roads.  Read More
 Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held

A Charitable Contributions awards ceremony was held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the casino where $75,225.00 was distributed to nineteen organizations.

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 Photo Snaps of Student Recognition Banquet

Photos taken by the Potawatomi News at the Student Recognition Banquet last night at the Bingo Hall.

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 Purchase Offers Sent to PBPN Fractional Landowners for Land Buy-Back Program
There is $10 million in purchase offers that have been sent to 1,500 landowners with fractional interests at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, according to a media release from the Department of the Interior announced today.  Read More
 Casino Banquet Honors Employees
The Prairie Band Casino & Resort honored its employees at an awards banquet on March 24 at the casino.  Members of the Tribal Council, Casino Entertainment Board and Gaming Commissioners also attended the banquet.  Read More
 Summer Youth Work Program Coming Up
The Education Department is seeking 40 summer youth workers to work in two summer work programs.  Read More
 Minor's Trust Reps Available Next Saturday
Representatives from Providence First Trust Company will be available to discuss Minor's Trust accounts next Saturday at the Government Center's South Conference Room.  Read More
 Student Spotlight on Abby Boeckman for March
Abby Boeckman has been selected the Student in the Spotlight in March by the Education Department. 

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 Take Back the Night Held
The 4th annual Take Back the Night event was held last night in Prairie Peoples Park.  Read More
 Land Buy-Back Program Update
The PBPN Land Buy-Back Program announces that purchase offers will be coming soon for some fractionated landowners.  Read More
 Steve Ortiz Honored With NIGA Chairman Leadership Award
Former Tribal Council Chairperson Steve Ortiz was honored yesterday with the Chairman's Leadership Award at the National Indian Gaming Association's 30th Annual Convention in San Diego.   Read More
 Ethics Commission Election Notices in the Mail on April 8

All positions on the Tribal Ethics Commission are available and will be decided in an election scheduled for July 25. 

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 Hattie Mitchell Selected for Washburn Alumni Award
Tribal Council Treasurer Hattie Mitchell has been selected for the 2014 Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) award by the Washburn Alumni Association.  Read More
 Calling all Kids to Easter Eggstravaganza!

Come join in the fun for an Easter egg hunt and other games next Saturday, April 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Prairie Peoples Park. 

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 Potawatomi News Correction on City for Gathering
The 2015 Gathering will be held in Carter, Wisconsin and not Crandon, Wisconsin as was published in the spring issue of the Potawatomi News.  Read More
 Wade Pahmahmie Named Director of Finance

Wade Pahmahmie (PBPN) has been selected as the Director of Finance for the PBPN. 

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 Find Money for College Workshop With the Education Department
A workshop for high school seniors and parents to help them file for federal financial aid will be held Wed., March 25 at the Government Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Read More
 Frequently Asked Questions About the Land Buy-Back Program

Frequently asked questions about the PBPN Land Buy-Back Program.

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 Calling all Marty Kids!
A Marty Indian School Class Reunion is planned for July 9-12 in Marty, South Dakota.  Read More
 PBP Powwow First Weekend in June
The date for the annual PBP powwow has changed this year to the first week in June.  In the past it has been held on the second weekend.  Read More
 Former Chairperson Steve Ortiz to be honored at National Indian Gaming Convention
Steve Ortiz, former PBPN chairperson, will be honored as a recipient of the National Indian Gaming Association's  Chairman's Leadership Award at their annunal convention in San Diego on March 31. Read More
 PBPN National Housing Program Information Updated for 2015
The three National Housing Program documents have been updated on the tribal website for 2015.  These include Renovation & Repair, Down Payment, and Rental Assistance.  Read More
 Tribal Governments Able to Take Criminal Action on Non-Indians
A media release from the National Congress of American Indians about tribes electing to begin jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit crimes of domestic violence.  Read More
 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


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