Monthly Archives: July 2019

PBPN Member Services: The official hub of tribal memberships’ information

7.26.19 BY: MICHELLE SIMON The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Member Services department is the official hub of tribal memberships’ information. The Member Services department is staffed by PBPN members Jamie Hopkins, Member Services Coordinator and Josette Whitlock, Member Services Clerk. … Continue reading

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Safe Kids Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation receives donation

The Safe Kids Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation educational outreach program received a generous donation of $7,526 from the Prairie Band Casino & Resort Bingo on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Chief Terry Clark and Juvenile Intake … Continue reading

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New Per Capita Advance Policy Announced

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has created a new policy that will allow eligible PBPN tribal members to receive an interest-free, advance payment on quarterly per capita distributions up to two times per calendar year. The Per Capita Advance Policy … Continue reading

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Mill Creek Awarded SBA HUBZone Certification

July 15, 2019 – Mill Creek has announced that it has been awarded HUBZone certification by the Small Business Administration (SBA). As part of the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997, the HUBZone program was established to provide qualified small … Continue reading

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2019 Empowerment Fest Re-Cap

7.18.19 BY: Michelle Simon The 2019 Empowerment Fest was a one-day event that packed a lot of punch! A first for the Nation, the free event was held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Prairie People’s Park, located in the … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Casino & Resort Celebrates Groundbreaking of Second Phase of Expansion

Prairie Band Casino & Resort, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation will enter the second phase of a two-year expansion project in Mayetta, Kansas. Prairie Band Tribal Council and Casino Board Members were present at the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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2019 2nd Quarter Charitable Contributions Awards Ceremony

7.11.19 – The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation distributed $72,500 in charitable awards to several organizations within the Northeast Kansas area at a Charitable Awards Ceremony held at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort. The ceremony was live streamed and can … Continue reading

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Amá Screening at Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Reservation

7.9.19 BY: MICHELLE SIMON The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation hosted a screening of Amá on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at the Rock Building to a gathering of approximately 20 people.  The documentary brings to light the abuse of forced sterilization in the 1960’s … Continue reading

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Credit/Debit Cards Now Accepted by PBPN Programs

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has implemented credit/debit card access within the following departments: Boys & Girls Club Early Childhood Education Center Finance Health Center Housing Planning & Environmental Protection Police Department Tribal Court A consumer web portal will be … Continue reading

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Tribal Code Title 6 Open For Comment

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council does hereby make notice that Potawatomi Law and Order Code – Title 6 Juvenile Procedure, is open for tribal member public comment for 60 days, through August 30, 2019. All public comments shall … Continue reading

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