Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cecelia Miksekwe Jackson Who Preserved Potawatomi Language Dies

May 31, 2011 –   MAYETTA: Cecelia Miksekwe Jackson, 88, a well respected elder and one of the last fluent speakers of the Potawatomi language died Sunday at a Topeka Hospital. Meeks was born on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation … Continue reading

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Reservation Deaths Being Investigated

May 27, 2011 – MAYETTA (May 27):  Joseph H Mattwaoshshe, 70, died last night of a gunshot wound. Donald D Allen, 64, died last night of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. At approximately 8:05 p.m. last night, Jackson County 911 … Continue reading

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We-Ta-Se Veterans to Participate in Events This Memorial Weekend

May 26, 2011 – MAYETTA:  We-Ta-Se veterans will be actively involved this weekend honoring veterans through their participatiion in events both on the reservation and in Topeka. On Sunday, they will visit 17 cemeteries on the reservation beginning at the Potts … Continue reading

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Stephanie Jim is New Student Services Coordinator

May 24, 2011 – Meet Stephanie Jim who is the new Student Services Coordinator in the Education Department and replaced Ida Nadeau who retired last spring.  Stephanie is a tribal member and previously worked in the Head Start program at … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Mess: Government Center Parking Lot Being Repaved This Week

May 23, 2011 – MAYETTA:  Visitors and employees who come to the Prairie Band Government Center this week will have to park in the parking lot north of the old Bingo Hall (dependent on weather) due to the parking lot being … Continue reading

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Ethics Commission Election Canceled

May 23, 2011 – MAYETTA:  The Elections Board has announced that since no candidates filed for any of the open seats on the Ethics Commission, the Ethics Commission Election that was scheduled for July 23 has been canceled. Tribal Council made the determination … Continue reading

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Tribal Council Participates in Regional and State Meetings

May 19, 2011 – MAYETTA:  Tribal Council and representatives from various departments have been  involved in meetings with officials from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Southern Plains Region and the Office of the Governor of Kansas for the past two days. … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Education Center End of the Year Pow-wow Held

May 19, 2011 – MAYETTA:  Even though it was raining outside, it didn’t dampen the spirits of the children and families who came together today for the Early Childhood Education Center pow-wow at the Boys & Girls Club gym.  We-Ta-Se … Continue reading

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Congratulations Graduates: Here’s Some Education Department Information

May 18, 2010 –   MAYETTA:  It is graduation time and several Prairie Band students and their parents are celebrating a major milestone in their lives.  As a way of recognizing graduating students who are tribal members, the Potawatomi News … Continue reading

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Firekeeper Golf Course Grand Opening Photos

May 15, 2011 – MAYETTA: Firekeeper Golf Course held its grand opening today with national basketball coaches Bill Self and Roy Williams, participating in a celebrity skins game along with Notah Begay, four-time PGA winner and designer of the course, … Continue reading

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