Monthly Archives: February 2020

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Hemp Program Approved by USDA

2.24.20 By: Michelle Simon The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation hemp plan has been officially approved by the United States Department of Agriculture. “We are one of just a few tribes that have been approved to grow industrial hemp. This is the … Continue reading

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Notice: PBPN Dental Office Closure 2.21 & 2.24.20

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House Bill 2646 (MMIWP) Passes Kansas House Committee on Judiciary

2.21.20 By: Michelle Simon The Kansas House Committee on Judiciary recommends House Bill 2646 be passed. HB 2646 would require the attorney general to coordinate training for law enforcement agencies on missing and murdered indigenous people in the state of … Continue reading

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Rupnicki Joins Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition Board

2.19.20 Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Stephanne Rupnicki, along with Suzanne Bentley and Lori Raile have been elected to the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition, Inc. (KBC). KBC Executive Director, Brenda Bandy, announced, “I am pleased to welcome our three … Continue reading

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Hearing for House Bill 2646 (MMIWP) Set For Today

FOR YOUR INFORMATION: A hearing for HB2646 addressing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People in Kansas is set for today at the Kansas State Capitol, in Topeka, Kansas. Testimony on behalf of HB2646 will be delivered before the House … Continue reading

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Notice: PBPN Seeks One for Ethics Committee

NOTICE OF VACANCY (1) – ETHICS COMMISSION The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council seeks one (1) interested and qualified enrolled PBPN member for the Ethics Commission Vice-Chairperson position as provided in the PBPN  Election Ordinance. Section (E) Vacancies and … Continue reading

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Title 32 – Code Open For Comment

Potawatomi Law and Order Code Title 32 – Hemp Legalization and Control is open for Public Comment by enrolled members of the PBP Nation. The proposed changes can be viewed by logging in to the members only site and selecting the folder, … Continue reading

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Notice: PBPN Housing Recertification In Process

***NOTIFICATION: PBPN Housing Recertification*** For residents of N1 Lane, Buffalo Drive, and Meadow Lane, recertifications are due now.  Appointments are being scheduled for this week, February 18 through February 21, 2020. If you have not yet made an appointment, please … Continue reading

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PBPN General Public Transportation Department Will Provide Rides for Donations

2.14.20 By: Michelle Simon During the week of April 20, through April 24, 2020, the Prairie Band Potawatomi General Public Transportation department will accept donations of new household items as payment for rides. Acceptable items include a family pack of … Continue reading

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PBPN General Public Transportation Can Assist With Car Seats

The PBPN General Public Transportation (PBPN GPT) department is a coalition member of Safe Kids – Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and is now available to assist the community with car seats. Rachael McCoy, PBPN GPT Lead Driver/Transportation Driver Supervisor recently … Continue reading

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