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Indigenous American Students’ Residency Status for Tuition

The 2024 Kansas Legislature has enacted a provision to allow certain students enrolling at a public institution of higher education in Kansas to have residency status for the sole purpose of paying tuition. The provision does not make students eligible … Continue reading

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Community Youth Build Confidence Through Skateboarding Workshop

Community youth participated in two days of skateboarding workshops facilitated by Nations Skate Youth on May 22–23 at the Boys and Girls Club. In the evening on May 23, the wider community was invited to an open skateboarding session, also … Continue reading

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Early Per Capita Distribution for June

Per Cap will be distributed on June 7, 2024 instead of the normal distribution date of the 15th. Advance Loans close 14 days prior to the distribution date, so this quarter, there will be no loans processed after this Friday, … Continue reading

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The Wisconsin Historical Society Seeks Native American Graves Research Assistant

Position Summary Reporting to the Chief Curator with day-to-day direction by the Curator of American Indian Collections / NAGPRA Coordinator, the NAGPRA Research Assistant aids in the Wisconsin Historical Society’s (WHS) ongoing Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) … Continue reading

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Enrollment Review Committee Declares 71 Members Inactive

The Enrollment Review Committee met on April 16, 2024, and have declared 71 of our Tribal Members as inactive. The re-affirmed this decision on May 1, 2024. Inactive means they will no longer receive per-cap or be entitled to any … Continue reading

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Community Honors MMIP in Walk of Remembrance

PBPN Tribal Victim Services (TVS) held their annual Walk of Remembrance on May 1, 2024, to honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) and to mark the National Week of Awareness for MMIP. The community was encouraged to wear red … Continue reading

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In a Historic Announcement from the U.S. Government, Illinois is Once Again Home to a Federally Recognized Tribal Nation

April 19, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Interior placed portions of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s northern Illinois Reservation land into trust today DEKALB COUNTY, ILL. – In a historic decision announced today, the U.S. Department of the Interior placed … Continue reading

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PBPN Behavioral Health Offers Weekly Mental Health Skills Group

If you are a currently active client at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Behavioral Health Program, then come join us every Wednesday at 11am for our Mental Health Skills Group. We are located at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Behavioral Health Building … Continue reading

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Celebrating Innovation: Gaia Prairie Band’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Land

Pioneering Sustainability at the Heart of America In a remarkable stride towards sustainability, Gaia Prairie Band, a trailblazer in eco-friendly paper products and packaging, recently hosted its groundbreaking ceremony for the first major project on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation’s … Continue reading

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New Communication Service Available for PBP Health Center Patients

Prairie Band Potawatomi Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of AudioCARE to our provided services.  Coordination of care begins with coordinating schedules. Missed appointments can affect a patient’s quality of care and negatively impacts access.  AudioCARE is an … Continue reading

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