Monthly Archives: June 2015

DOI Announces Final Federal Recognition Process to Acknowledge Indian Tribes

June 29, 2015 – Initiative Reforms a Process Long Criticized as “Broken,” Increases Transparency in Important Review of Tribal Recognition Status WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today released a … Continue reading

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158 Rd Partial Closure Update

June 24, 2015 – MAYETTA:  The Road & Bridge Department has released a statement that 158 Rd between O Rd and P Rd continues to be closed for repairs.  They are also informing individuals that need to visit the Health Center … Continue reading

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Tribal Website Wins Best Online Digital Publication Award

June 23, 2015 – MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation websitewww.pbpindiantribe.com has won an award for Best Online Digital Publication by the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) for 2015. The award will be presented to Suzanne Heck, Potawatomi news editor, … Continue reading

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Ethics Commission Election Ballots in the Mail

June 11, 2015 – MAYETTA:  The mail in ballots for the Ethics Commission Election were mailed yesterday and must be returned in the pre-addressed return envelope per the instructions.  Ballots must be returned to the Mayetta Post Office by 9 … Continue reading

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Pow-wow Winners

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Update on Road Closures on the Reservation

June 09, 2015 – MAYETTA:  According to Road & Bridge, here is the latest update:  The following roads are closed until further notice: New Closure   158th Rd. between O Rd. and P Rd. Closed Access to Health Center Building … Continue reading

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Pow wow On!

June 06, 2015 – MAYETTA:  Despite heavy rain fall that left the pow-wow grounds muddy and wet the pow-wow dancing and drum competition officially began today with a Grand Entry at 3 p.m.  Dancing is expected to continue on into … Continue reading

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It’s BBQ and Powwow Time!

June 05, 2015 –   MAYETTA:  It’s going to be a big weekend on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) with the Keepers of the Fire BBQ Contest and Festival at the casino and the PBPN annual powwow in Prairie … Continue reading

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Tribal Police Department Hold Open House

June 04, 2015 – A large crowd attended an open house today at the Tribal Police Department headquarters located on Q Road.  The department gave tours of the facility and offered lunch to everyone. Herb Nance grilled hotdogs and hamburgers. … Continue reading

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