Monthly Archives: August 2022

PBPN App Now Available for Smartphones

August 30, 2022 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation has partnered with Straxis Technology to develop a smartphone application that is now available from the App Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Android phones. The app is searchable … Continue reading

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VA in partnership with Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s American Legion Post Host VA Presumptive Conditions Event, Sept. 6

MEDIA ADVISORY Office of Tribal Government Relations, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Media Contacts: Mary Culley, Office of Tribal Government Relations Specialist, 405-626-3426, Mary.Culley@va.gov Robert “Mi-mis” Jackson, Prairie Band Potawatomi Senior Am. Legion Liaison, 785-213-9087, robertjackson@pbpnation.org Will McClammy, Eastern Kansas … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Club Hosts 20th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

08.24.22 The Boys and Girls Club of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation held their 20th Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament at the Firekeeper Golf Course on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. The Royal Valley Singers and Dancers kicked off the tournament with … Continue reading

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Representative Laturner Visits The Tribal Council

August 23, 2022

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Police Chief, Lieutenant Graduate from Elite Law Enforcement Program

Prairie Band Potawatomi Chief of Police Terry Clark and Lieutenant Derek Wamego graduated from the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) on August 14, 2022. The SPSC is an intensive police management and leadership program that helps prepare … Continue reading

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Chouteau Retires From Tribal Council

Members of Tribal Council, friends, and family held a celebration for outgoing Tribal Secretary Camilla Wishkeno Chouteau on August 18, 2022, at the Old Bingo Hall to mark her retirement and a long career of serving the Nation. The celebrants … Continue reading

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Tribal Secretary Runoff Election Results

Results from today’s Tribal Secretary Runoff Election count are: Lorrie Melchior 204 votes of 389 – 52.44% – Winner of this count Charissa Wahwasuck-Jessepe 185 votes of 389 – 47.56 Three days are allowed for challenges to these results before … Continue reading

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Intertribal GONA Teaches Youth About Mastery, Interdependence, Generosity, and Belonging

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Wellness Connection Services, the PBPN Youth Outreach and Prevention Program, and the Kickapoo Native Connections Program collaborated to host the first Kansas Intertribal Youth GONA (Gathering of Native Americans) over the weekend of August 12-14, 2022. … Continue reading

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Comment Period for Tax on Sales Increase Open Until 10-16-2022

Draft for Potawatomi Law and Order Code Title 10- Tax on Sales, increase from 5% to 6% effective 1/1/2023 are now open for Public Comment by enrolled members of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation through October 16, 2022. The proposed … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Shab-eh-nay Band Reservation Settlement Act of 2021 Moves Forward

During a news conference held in Shabbona, Illinois, on August 11, 2022, PBPN Chairman Joseph “Zeke” Rupnick and government representatives addressed members of the media and those gathered on Tribal property to announce the most recent developments in the ongoing … Continue reading

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