Monthly Archives: April 2012

Student Recognition Night Honors Anita Evans

April 18, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Student Recognition Night was held last night at Prairie Peoples Park where Anita Evans, a long-time advisor of the Title VII program and high school teacher at Royal Valley High School, was honored for her … Continue reading

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2012 Tribal Council/Ethics Commission Election

April 13, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Election notices were mailed out this week to tribal members for the 2012 Tribal Council/Ethics Commission Election that will elect four members to the Tribal Council (vice-chairperson, treasurer, council person #2 and council person #3) … Continue reading

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Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held

April 12, 2012 – MAYETTA:  The Charitable Contributions committee held a ceremony today where almost $87,000 was awarded to 27 organizations at a ceremony at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  Tribal Chairman Steve Ortiz was the emcee for the ceremony that occurred … Continue reading

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White House Blog From Charlie Galbraith: Tribal Trust Case Settlement Event Today

April 11, 2012 – Posted by Charlie Galbraith on April 10, 2012 at 05:23 PM EDT   Today at 1:30 p.m. EST, Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett and … Continue reading

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More Than $1 Billion Tribal Trust Settlement for 41 Tribes Announced by White House

April 11, 2012 – WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the settlement of lawsuits filed by 41 federally-recognized tribes against the United States, in which the tribes alleged that the Department … Continue reading

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Charitable Contributions Ceremony To Be Held Thursday

April 10, 2012 – MAYETTA, KS- April 10 -The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) will present checks totaling $86,700 at a Charitable Contributions ceremony on April 12 at 11 a.m. at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. Members from the PBPN Charitable … Continue reading

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Forest County’s Gus Frank To Be Honored as Champion of Change at White House

April 10, 2012 –   WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, April 12th, Forest County Potawatomi Executive Council Chairman Harold “Gus” Frank will be one of eight individuals honored at the White House as Champions of Change for demonstrating that corporate … Continue reading

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Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar Announces Departure of Larry Echo Hawk

April 09, 2012 – Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk to Conclude Successful Tenure at Interior Secretary Salazar Commends Echo Hawk for his leadership, service WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today that Assistant Secretary … Continue reading

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Road & Bridge Re-striping Rez Roads and Asking Motorists to Be Safe

April 09, 2012 – MAYETTA:  Road & Bridge crews began re-striping the asphalt roads on the reservation today and are alerting motorists to be prepared for possible delays or stops. The project began  at the corner of 150th Road and K Road and work will … Continue reading

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Photos of Easter Fun

April 05, 2012 – Photos from the Easter-Egg Stravaganza held this morning at the Boys and Girls Club (due to weather conditions) and the Easter egg hunt at the Early Childhood Education Center last Thursday. Easter Egg-stravaganza Early Childhood Education … Continue reading

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