October 24, 2014 –
Governor Sam Brownback signed a proclamation Oct. 24 at the Capitol that proclaims November as Native American Heritage Month. With him in the photograph are (left to right) Stephen Prue (Haskell Indian Nations University), Tony Fee (Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska), Carrie O’Toole (Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), Chris Howell (Kansas Native American Affairs Office), Liana Onnen (Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation), and Cheryl Chuckluck (Haskell Indian Nations University).
PBPN Tribal Chairperson Onnen got in a brief visit with Howell and Gov. Brownback before the official photograph was taken.
Carrie O’Toole, PBPN Tribal Council member, also got to speak with the Kansas Governor.