Monthly Archives: September 2013

Make a Shawl in Honor of Survivors of Domestic Violence

September 27, 2013 – Shawls are important as they offer protection and comfort during times of celebration like the one seen above.  Shawls can also offer protection and comfort during times of adversity as well.     MAYETTA:  A Shawls … Continue reading

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Housing Fair Held

September 25, 2013 – MAYETTA:  The PBPN Housing Department sponsored its first housing fair yesterday at the Bingo Hall from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Presentations on renting, renovating or purchasing a home were offered. The Housing Department offers three … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 – felicity2 1.jpg Felicity “Meskasikwe” Price, 13, was crowned the new We-Ta-Se American Legion Post #410 princess at the 16th Annual Veterans Pow-wow held Saturday night in Prairie Peoples Park. Felicity is in the 8th grade at Royal Valley Middle School and is active in volleyball where she is also a basketball manager. She is a member of the Royal Valley Singers and Dancers and is looking forward to her reign as We-Ta-Se princess. The outgoing 2012-2013 We-Ta-Se princess is Cecelia “Shobwas” Hubbard who represented We-Ta-Se at various pow-wows and other events last year.

September 24, 2013 – MAYETTA: The late Captain Elwin I. “Eh Mit Nek Weh” Shopteese, a Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation member, was inducted into the 2013 35th Infantry Division Hall of Fame on Sept. 21 in Manhattan, Kansas. He, along … Continue reading

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Introducing We-Ta-Se Princess Felicity Price

September 24, 2013 – Felicity “Meskasikwe” Price, 13, was crowned the new We-Ta-Se American Legion Post #410 princess at the 16th Annual Veterans Pow-wow held Saturday night in Prairie Peoples Park. Felicity is in the 8th grade at Royal Valley … Continue reading

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First American Indian Woman in History to Serve as U.S. District Court Judge

September 23, 2013 – Washington, DC – The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has endorsed President Obama’s nomination of Diane J. Humetewa from the Hopi Tribe to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the District of … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney of Kansas Recognizes PBPN on Safety Grant

September 22, 2013 – WICHITA: The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded public safety grants totaling almost $1 million to two Kansas Indian tribes, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has been granted $777,096. Another … Continue reading

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We-Ta-Se Pow-wow Snaps

September 21, 2013 – Roger Lewis, pow-wow arena director, on the arena stage. Naseka Hale filled in as master of ceremonies for Dean Whitebreast who was unable to make it.  Hale also sings with Little Soldier Singers. Billy Matchie gave an invocation … Continue reading

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PBPN Receive Department of Justice Grant For Violence Against Women

September 19, 2013 –   MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is one of 110 American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, tribal consortia and tribal designated non-profits that received a grant to help them with their Tribal Victim Services and … Continue reading

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Gathering of Native American Wellness Training Held

September 18, 2013 – MAYETTA: A two-day training that involved learning about holistic approaches to wellness through traditional aspects of Native American belief systems has been held the last two days at the Rock Building. Approximately 30 people attended the training … Continue reading

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Native American Law Symposium

September 13, 2013 – The Native American Law Symposium was held at the casino that drew tribal judges, attornies and other legal professionals to the event to learn about tribal court issues. Tom Wabnum, PBPN Tribal Council member, gave opening remarks at the symposium … Continue reading

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