Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dominic Ortiz Appointed to American Institute of CPAs 2011 Leadership Academy

July 22, 2011 –   MAYETTA:  Dominic Ortiz was recently appointed to the 2011 Leadership Academy of Appointments by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).  He was one of two appointed from Kansas and is the first Native American ever … Continue reading

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Charitable Contributions Ceremony To Be Held Thursday

July 12, 2011 – MAYETTA, KS (July 11)-The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) will present a check for $10,000 next Thursday to Stormont Vail Foundation Care Line, from Topeka at its Charitable Contributions Awards Ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. … Continue reading

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Fun at the Summer Celebration

July 11, 2011 – The Summer Celebration had lots of activities for families that were held in Prairie Peoples Park Saturday night.  Fourteen PBPN, Topeka, and other groups helped sponsor the event. The Boswell family stopped for a pose. The … Continue reading

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White House Launches Native American Youth Program

July 11, 2011 – Posted by Charlie Galbraith on July 11, 2011 at 01:28 PM EDT On Sunday, the White House Office of Public Engagement launched the Native American Youth Challenge program.  In a video message, President Obama announced the challenge … Continue reading

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U.S. To Give Millions in Grants for Historic Preservation of Indian Sites

July 10, 2011 –   WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced $4.4 million in grants from the Historic Preservation Fund to 117 American Indian tribes to assist with the preservation of important historic and cultural sites … Continue reading

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Summer Celebration This Saturday at Prairie Peoples Park

July 08, 2011 –   MAYETTA:   Summer time is here and what better way to enjoy it than by celebrating this weekend with the family in Prairie Peoples Park.   Pack the lawn chairs,  blankets and dishes for your food service … Continue reading

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Free Smoke Alarms And Co-Detectors Available From Tribal Fire Department

July 06, 2011 –     (MAYETTA) The Potawatomi Tribal Fire Department is installing free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in the homes of qualified applicants on the Reservation.   Deaths from fires and burns are the fifth most … Continue reading

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Summer on the Rez

July 06, 2011 – These two young entrepreneurs had a lemonade stand one day in front of the Government Center.  From left to right is Mae Joslin and Komesh Spoonhunter. Region VII EPA administrators from Kansas City made a visit … Continue reading

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