Monthly Archives: April 2012

Jodi Gillette Named New Senior Policy Advisor for White House Native American Affairs

April 30, 2012 – President Obama Announces Jodi Gillette as Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs   WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama announced the appointment of Jodi Gillette as Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs last Friday.  … Continue reading

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2012 Tribal Council/Ethics Commission Candidate List

April 30, 2012 – Candidates Filing for 2012 Tribal Council/Ethics Commission Election Tribal Council Vice-Chairperson Calvin Evans Joyce Kitchkommie Guerrero Carol A. Wahwasuck-Shopteese Tony Wahweotten Joseph L. Young Tribal Council Treasurer Hattie E. Mitchell Paul Vega Noah Wahquahboshkuk Tribal Council … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Turns Out For Take Back the Night Walk

April 27, 2012 – MAYETTA: Almost 175 people turned out to walk in the Take Back the Night event held last Wednesday on the reservation.  It was a beautiful night with walkers beginning at the arch in Prairie Peoples Park … Continue reading

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FIre Chief Mike Mills Honored as Employee of the Quarter

April 27, 2012 – Mike Mills, Fire Chief/Director of Emergency Services for the Potawatomi Tribal Fire Department, was honored today as Employee of the Quarter at the All Employee meeting held at the Bingo Hall. It was a special day … Continue reading

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PBPN Tribal Council Issues Statement On Negative Comments In Topeka Mayor’s Speech

April 24, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Council issued a statement yesterday to the Topeka Capital-Journal in response to negative comments made about Indians during a speech that Mayor Bill Bunten gave at the State of the … Continue reading

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Take Back the Night Walk Promotes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 24, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The Family Violence Prevention Program will sponsor a Take Back the Night walk this evening at Prairie Peoples Park beginning at 6:30 p.m. to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The walk will begin at 7 … Continue reading

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Earth Day photos

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Storm Spotters Training Held on Reservation

April 20, 2012 – Chad Omitt, from the National Weather Service in Topeka, gave a storm spotter’s training to around 30 people at the Bingo Hall  Thursday night.  Omitt said that trainings began in February and that weather service personnel … Continue reading

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PBPN Earth Day This Sunday

April 20, 2012 – Last year’s Earth Day 3-mile bike ride. MAYETTA:  Don’t miss the 14th Annual Community Earth Day Celebration (Mnokwabem Komisnan) this coming Sunday at Prairie Peoples Park being sponsored by the Division of Planning and EPA.  The event … Continue reading

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PBPN Tribal Trust Settlement Update

April 18, 2012 –   MAYETTA:  A press release issued last week from the White House announced the settlement of lawsuits filed by 41 federally-recognized tribes against the United States, in which the tribes alleged that the Department of the … Continue reading

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