Author Archives: Abigail Heitzman

Notice of Vacancy – 3 Planning Commission Positions

January 17, 2023 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is seeking two (2) enrolled tribal members and one (1) non-tribal individual to serve a 3-year term on the Planning Commission. All applicants shall be residents of the Prairie Band Potawatomi reservation, … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Draft Tribal Environmental Impact Report (TIER) for “HWY 75/150 Mixed Use Project”

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF DRAFT TRIBAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (TEIR) FOR “HWY 75/150 MIXED USE PROJECT” January 17, 2023 To All Interested Agencies, Groups and Persons: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Prairie Band Potawatomi Law & Order Code Title … Continue reading

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Tribal Leaders Attend Governor Kelly’s Swearing-In

Councilmembers and representatives from the four Tribes in Kansas attended the Inauguration and Swearing-In Ceremony of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on January 9, 2023. In attendance were Chairman Joseph Rupnick and Vice Chairman Zach Pahmahmie of the Prairie Band Potawatomi … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Notice of Completion of Draft Environmental Assessment

NOTICE OF COMPLETION OF DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Early Childhood Education Center Expansion Project January 4, 2023 To All Interested Agencies, Groups and Persons: Notice is hereby given pursuant to NEPA regulations issued by the Council on … Continue reading

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Elder Center Carolers Spread Christmas Spirit

Members of the Fire Keepers Elder Center went caroling on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. They made a stop at the PBPN Government Center to spread a little Christmas spirit. You can watch the recorded livestream on the PBPN Facebook page.

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TVS Shares Healing Through Art with Community at Splatters That Matter Event

PBPN Tribal Victim Services (TVS) hosted their Splatters That Matter outreach event on October 22, 2022, at the Old Bingo Hall. TVS provided several different art stations and materials for community members to create their own artwork, along with raffle … Continue reading

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Bark House and Encampment Dedicated at Ward-Meade Park

The recently completed bark house and Native American encampment in Ward-Meade Park were formally dedicated in a recognition ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2022. The bark house and encampment are the newest additions to Old Prairie Town, located at the … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE Community Development Block Grant Program (ICDBG) Citizen Participation and Comment Process

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Indian Community Development Block Grant Program (ICDBG). The purpose of the program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities. Prairie … Continue reading

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PBPN Transportation Presented with Kansas Public Transit Association Awards

9.6.2022 The Kansas Public Transit Association (KPTA) recognized Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation General Public Transportation with the Innovation of the Year Award and the Willie M. Murry Award at the KPTA Annual Meeting. The Innovation of the Year Award—also called … 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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