Monthly Archives: July 2011

$5,000 Reward Offered For Information About Air Conditioning Thefts on the Reservation

july 29, 2011 –   MAYETTA (July 29):  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation will offer a $5,000 reward  to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in the thefts of air conditioners that have been … Continue reading

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Governor Appoints Native American Liaison

July 29, 2011 –   Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced today the appointment of Chris Howell as the Native American Liaison for his administration.  Kansas is home to four Native American Indian tribes: the Kickapoo Indian Tribe, the … Continue reading

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News About the Intertribal Youth Summit in Santa Fe

July 28, 2011 – FEDERAL AGENCIES TEACH LEADERSHIP SKILLS, HEAR FROM STUDENTS AT 2011 INTERTRIBAL YOUTH SUMMIT IN SANTE FE, NEW MEXICO   Week-Long Youth Leadership Conference Focuses on Public Safety Within Tribal Communities   WASHINGTON – One hundred and … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney General Holder Visits Pine Ridge and Commemorates Tribal Law and Order Act

July 28, 2011 – ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER, JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS HOLD LISTENING CONFERENCE WITH TRIBAL LEADERS IN RAPID CITY & PINE RIDGE RESERVATION, SOUTH DAKOTA   Visit Coincides with One-Year Anniversary of the Tribal Law & Order Act   WASHINGTON … Continue reading

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Steve Ortiz Named to Governor’s Economic Council of Advisors

July 27, 2011 – MAYETTA:  Steve Ortiz, tribal chairman, is in Wichita today meeting with Gov. Sam Brownback and 15 other key business leaders from various economic sectors and geographic regions in Kansas who are forming a new Governor’s Economic … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Tours the News

July 27, 2011 – Boys & Girls Club members spent the day touring the News Department that is located in the Government Center.  The groups learned about reporting, writing, photography and lay out and other functions of the News Department.  Below … Continue reading

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PBPN Member Archbishop Charles Chaput Appointed to Philadelphia Archdiocese

  July 26, 2011 –     MAYETTA:  A Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation tribal member has been named to head the Archdiocese of Philadelphia recently by Pope Benedict XVI.  He was born in Kansas and still has links to the … Continue reading

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Casino Wins Marketing Awards

From left to right is Kelli Duermeier, John Romero, and Tracy Splitter after receiving the awards. Duermeier and Splitter are with the Prairie Band Casino & Resort and Romero is founder of the award competition.   July 26, 2011 –     MAYETTA:  The … Continue reading

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Harvesters Food Pantry Delivery Cancelled Until Further Notice!

July 14, 2011 –The Harvesters Emergency Food Pantry delivery scheduled for Monday, July 18 has been cancelled until further notice.  Please contact Myra Matchie at 785.966.2728 or Ken Waterman at 785.364.5905 for additional information.

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Four PBPN Students Selected for National Intertribal Youth Summit Meeting

july 22, 2011 – Week-Long Leadership Conference in Sante Fe, N.M., Provides Opportunity for Obama Administration Officials to Hear Directly from Youth KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Four students from the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation have been selected to join 150 … Continue reading

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