Monthly Archives: June 2013

Duane McCrary New PBPN Appellate Judge

June 28, 2013 – Duane McCrary (holding paper) was sworn in today as the new Honorable Associate Justice for the Court of Appeals at the Judicial Center.  Members of the Tribal Council and his family stood with him as he … Continue reading

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White House Council on Native American Affairs Announced at NCAI

June 27, 2013 – Secretary Jewell Underscores Commitment to Strengthening Partnership with Tribal Nations Speaks at NCAI Mid Year Conference on heels of new Executive Order to institutionalize high-level tribal consultations, federal coordination RENO, Nevada – Secretary of the Interior Sally … Continue reading

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PBP Involved in Conference on Kansas Taxes at Casino

June 25, 2013 – The KSCPA Conference on Kansas Taxes is being held today at the Prairie Band Casino.  Conference attendees include certified public accountants (CPAs) and other State officials and employees who are discussing tax methods and issues. Dominic Ortiz, CPA, … Continue reading

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Fire Department Gets New Ambulances and Staff

June 25, 2013 – This ambulance is one of two that  arrived last week at the Fire Department. It has new technologically advanced medical equipment that will provide a quicker response time and a smoother ride.  The second ambulance parked in one of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Upholds ICWA

June 25, 2013 – U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Indian Child Welfare Act in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl Reno, NV – In today’s 5-4 decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl the United States Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child … Continue reading

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Summer Youth Worker Photos

June 24, 2013 – MAYETTA: Teenagers between the ages of 14-18 have been working on or near the PBPN reservation since June 3 as part of the Department of Education’s Summer Youth Work program.  The program places workers in various … Continue reading

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Prairie Band, LLC Awarded $2.5 Million Navy Contract

June 21, 2013 – MAYETTA:  Prairie Band Health Services (PBHS), a subsidiary of Prairie Band, LLC, was recently awarded a $2,584,590 contract to deliver physician and nursing services at the Naval Hospital located in Lemoore, Calif. “Our team has worked … Continue reading

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IHS/Tribal Health Program to Collaborate With VA on Helping Native American Veterans

June 20, 2013 – (Left ro right, front row) Rudy Kopfler (director Veterans Affairs (VA)-Eastern Health Care, Topeka); Steve Ortiz (PBPN chairman); Kevin Meeks (director Oklahoma Area Indian Health Services (IHS).  (Back row) Mary Culley (tribal government relations specialist Southern Plains … Continue reading

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Pow-Wow Dance and Drum Contest Results

June 14, 2013 – Click here for results of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Annual Pow wow dance and drum contest held June 7-9 at Prairie Peoples Park

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Youth Enjoy Life Skills Athletic Camp

July 12, 2013 – MAYETTA:  A three-day life skills athletic performance camp was held July 10-12 for young people on the reservation.  Athletes from Hi-Intensity Sports Concepts taught the camp that included strength and conditioning exercises and listening to motivational … Continue reading

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