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2021 PBPN Ethics and Gaming Commission Swearing-In

7.29.21 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation completed the swearing-in ceremony today for incumbent Gaming Commissioner #2 Joe Mitchell along with the newly elected Ethics Commissioners Angela Greemore-Wahweotten as Chairperson, Royetta Rodewald as Vice-Chairperson, and Virginia LeClere as Secretary. PBPN Chairman … Continue reading

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2021 Ethics and Gaming Commission Election Results

7.24.21 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Election Committee gathered at the Old Bingo Hall on Saturday, July 24, 2021, to tabulate the ballots of the 2021 Ethics and Gaming Commission Elections. In total, 659 ballots were received, with 11 disqualified, … Continue reading

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CARES Act Distribution #2 – Members Only Portal

7.19.21 Tribal Council is pleased to announce the Nation has received additional Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars as part of the CARES Act which will soon be dispersed to all members as a Special Coronavirus Relief Benefit. This non-taxable disbursement is … Continue reading

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Notice: Noxious Weeds Spraying/Sandhill Plums

7.16.21 The PBPN Land Maintenance Department sprayed noxious weeds today at the intersection of 150 and M Roads (Southeast corner of the intersection – south of 150 road/east of M road). Several bushels of Sandhill Plums in the area may … Continue reading

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PBPN Seeks 2 for Planning Commission

7.8.21 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is seeking one (1) enrolled tribal member 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, per Title … Continue reading

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PBPN Charitable Contributions – 2021 2nd Quarter

7.8.21 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Charitable Contribution Committee distributed $53,415 to 17 northeast Kansas organizations at a ceremony held at the Prairie Band Casino and Resort today. The cash awards will be used to invest in the lives of … Continue reading

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Oliveira Donates Championship Boxing Belt to PBPN Boys & Girls Club

7.7.21 7.7.21 Marcus Oliveira met with PBPN Tribal Council today to donate his recently acquired Rumble in the Heartland Championship boxing belt to the Boys & Girls Club of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. Oliveira was featured as the main … Continue reading

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PBPN Education Reminder – Undergraduate Deadline July 1, 2021

6.24.21 5 days left to apply for the 2021-2022 Academic Year, Fall and Spring Semesters for Undergraduate Students. Applications and policies can be downloaded at: https://www.pbpindiantribe.com/education/ If you have any questions please give us a call! 785-966-4000 We also have … Continue reading

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Special Coronavirus Relief Benefit – Members Only Portal

6.24.21 Tribal Council is pleased to announce the Nation has received Fiscal Recovery Funds under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that was signed into law by the President on March 11, 2021. A portion of these funds will be … Continue reading

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11 Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police Receive Special Law Enforcement Commission

6.22.21 Eleven officers of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Police Department received Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Special Law Enforcement Commission (SLEC) today during a brief ceremony at the Potawatomi Tribal Police station. Bryan Stark, Assistant Special Agent in … Continue reading

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