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Winter Storm Safety: Protecting Yourself During Subzero Temperatures

Another round of winter storms is predicted to sweep across our area, bringing subzero temperatures and hazardous conditions, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) Tribal Government urges residents to prioritize safety and take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their … Continue reading

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Billboard Artwork Celebrates Bond Between Elders and Youth

A new billboard honoring Native Elders can be found on the east side of Highway 75 between 150th and 158th Roads, facing north. The artwork on display was created by Makkeyo Mahkuk for PBPN Tribal Victim Services’ “Love Our Elders” … Continue reading

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Social Services Advisory Board Openings-Positions Open Until Filled

Social Services Advisory Board – 3 positions The mission of the SSAB is to establish standards that best serve the interests of the Nation’s children and their families and reflect the unique societal values of the tribe including its culture, … Continue reading

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Mitchell and Other Community Members Run “The Hawk” Marathon

Five community members completed a marathon at the 13th Annual Hawk race event in Lawrence, Kan., on September 9, 2023. The Hawk consists of four races: the marathon, the 50-mile, the 75-mile, and the 100-mile. This marathon, which was a … Continue reading

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Election Board, Employee Disputes Tribunal Members Sworn-In

Today during a brief ceremony, Cecelia “Shobwas” Ceja was sworn in as the newest member of the Election Board; Gea Aitkens and Leonard Allen were sworn in as new members of the Employee Disputes Tribunal. PBPN Tribal Chairman Joseph “Zeke” … Continue reading

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Jackson County Planning Commission, Zoning Appeals Board Seeks Applicants

Applications are being accepted for positions on the county planning commission and the county zoning appeals board, it has been reported. Jackson County Appraiser Kate Immenschuh recently reported to the Jackson County Commissioners that several members on both boards have … Continue reading

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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Announces Roadwork

On Tuesday 10/17/2023 workers on the PBPN Common Lands will remove existing asphalt, prep for paving, and install new pavement on sections of 158th road throughout the day. Areas impacted will be: 11400 158 Road – East PBPN Health Center … Continue reading

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PBPN Seeks One for Election Board-Position Open Until Filled

10.4.2023 The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Council is seeking one enrolled PBPN tribal member to fill (1) one Election Board position. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Election Board consists of three (3) members, a Chairperson and two (2) members … Continue reading

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The Institute for Indigenous Studies Invites Indigenous People to Participate in Research – This post is only available to logged in Tribal Members

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Social Services Advisory Board Openings-Positions Open Until Filled

Social Services Advisory Board – 3 positions The mission of the SSAB is to establish standards that best serve the interests of the Nation’s children and their families and reflect the unique societal values of the tribe including its culture, … Continue reading

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