Vision & Values

Vision Statement

As a sovereign Nation, we shall ensure self-sufficiency that respects diversity and equality while working within a spirit of cooperation and fairness for a high standard of living and quality of life.

As a sovereign Nation, we shall strive to provide an environment of improved well-being for our people including education, health, safety, and welfare while valuing our culture, traditions, and all resources.

As a sovereign Nation, we shall accomplish this for all generations with a system of value-based management to respect all views.

Values Statement

We the Prairie Band Potawatomi people known as the “Keepers of the Fire” shall:

  1. Maintain, protect, and nurture our culture and spiritual and historic values through the celebration of its unique traditions, language, and sovereignty.
  2. Promote education as the corner stone of our values.
  3. Show pride and support the endeavors of our youth.
  4. Acknowledge, respect, and value the wisdom of our tribal elders with guidance for our future generations.
  5. Honor, respect, and strive for justice by treating all with equality and fairness.
  6. Protect and maintain tribal lands and other natural resources.
  7. Promote, enhance, and sustain the health, safety, and quality of life for all.