Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wade Schneider Named Assistant Chief of Police: Doug Schreiner Interim Police Chief

May 30, 2013 – Wade Schneider has been promoted as Assistant Chief of Police for the Tribal Police Department.   MAYETTA: Wade Schneider has been named the Assistant Chief of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Department and will work alongside Doug … Continue reading

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Peacemakers-Healing to Wellness Court Swearing In Ceremony

May 29, 2013 – MAYETTA:  A swearing-in ceremony was held today at the Judicial Center to swear-in members of the Peacemakers Circle and the Healing to Wellness Court. Individuals who were sworn in to the Peacemakers Circle included Charles Jacobson, Angie Wahweotten, … Continue reading

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New Native Veterans Memorial Bill Proposed

May 23, 2013 – New Native Veterans Memorial Bill to “Make Memorial a Reality” NCAI Supports Fixes in Native American Vets’ Memorial Act of 2013 Bill allows for more flexibility for National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) to assist … Continue reading

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IHS Program Available For Water and Wastewater Facilities

May 22, 2013 – INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDES SAFE DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES TO NATIVE AMERICAN HOMES AND COMMUNITIES OKLAHOMA CITY – Safe and adequate water supply and/or wastewater disposal facilities are lacking in approximately 12% of Native American … Continue reading

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PBPN Receive American Legion Award

May 20, 2013 – Tom Howard, Legion Employment Chairman, presents an Employer of ther Year award to Chairman Steve Ortiz and Sonya Sexton, Human Resources Manager, for hiring the most veterans at the 95th Annual State Convention in Topeka last … Continue reading

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PBPN Dentist On Staff

May 20, 2013 – Blaine Knox, D.D.S. is a full-time dentist at the Prairie Band Dental Clinic. MAYETTA: Blaine Knox, D.D.S. is the new dentist at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Health Center Dental Clinic. Dr. Knox’s professional background includes being … Continue reading

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Election Update

May 17, 2013 – Sara Gartenmayer, second from left, was sworn in as an alternate on the Election Board in April when this photo was taken with Tribal Council and members of the Election Board.  Others in the photo are:  … Continue reading

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Ben-no-tteh Wigwam Pow-wow

May 16, 2013 – Children in a variety of Head Start classes graduated today from the Early Childhood Education Center that is located on the PBPN reservation. We-Ta-Se led the grand entry parade and were followed by young graduates and … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Has Apps for Severe Weather Alerts

May 16, 2013 – MAYETTA:  Spring is here and severe weather has been predicted for this upcoming weekend in the northeast Kansas region.  As a precaution in notifying you of impending storms or severe weather situations the American Red Cross now … Continue reading

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PBPN Attend Washburn Women’s Alliance Scholarship Luncheon

May 15, 2013 – Members of the Charitable Contributions Committee attended the Washburn Women’s Alliance 2013 Scholarship Luncheon yesterday in Topeka and were photographed with Randall Scott, Executive Director of the Washburn Endowment Association (far left) and Cleora “Suzie” Tousey (holding … Continue reading

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