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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation expands government contracting portfolio
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation expands government contracting portfolio (October 31, 2017)

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation continues efforts to diversify its economy.


Kansas Legislature approves tobacco compacts with two tribes
Kansas Legislature approves tobacco compacts with two tribes (March 24, 2016)

The Iowa Tribe and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation entered into the agreements and negotiations continue with two more tribes.


Republican former congressman Dennis Hastert hit with charges
Republican former congressman Dennis Hastert hit with charges (May 29, 2015)

Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the House, was tied to the Jack Abramoff scandal and opposed tribes seeking to re-establish ties in his home state of Illinois.


DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
DOI issues $10.5M in offers on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (April 15, 2015)

More than 1,500 landowners have until June 8 to decide whether they want to accept the money in exchange for their fractional interests.


Annual journey along Potawatomi Trail of Death being held in June
Annual journey along Potawatomi Trail of Death being held in June (April 9, 2015)

In 1838, the Potawatomi people were forced to walk 660 miles from their homelands in Indiana to Kansas.


DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribes
DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribes (January 30, 2015)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Kansas are the latest to join the land consolidation program.


Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell (January 26, 2015)

Mitchell, who was the chairman of the gaming commission, spent 28 years in service to his people.


Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (October 15, 2014)

What’s with Kansas? Well, the first thing you need to know is that early voting starts today.


Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (September 3, 2014)

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas has a new leader.


Venida Chenault, Potawatomi, hired as Haskell president
Venida Chenault, Potawatomi, hired as Haskell president (January 13, 2014)

Venida Chenault, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, is the new president of Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas.


KU News: Research helps tribes combat high rates of diabetes
KU News: Research helps tribes combat high rates of diabetes (March 5, 2013)

Researchers at the University of Kansas will be working with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Iowa Tribe on a diabetes program: American Indians have the highest prevalence of...


Winnebago Tribe purchases majority stake in building in Iowa
Winnebago Tribe purchases majority stake in building in Iowa (September 21, 2012)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has acquired a majority stake in the largest building in Sioux City, Iowa. Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's economic development corporation, plans to rename the 155,486...


Appeals court rejects challenge to highway project near Haskell
Appeals court rejects challenge to highway project near Haskell (July 11, 2012)

Federal and state officials adequately considered the environmental impacts of a highway near the Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday. The...


Editorial: Taking a step toward reconciliation for Kansas tribes
Editorial: Taking a step toward reconciliation for Kansas tribes (November 21, 2011)

"As a U.S. senator, Sam Brownback led efforts at the federal level to officially apologize to Native Americans for the U.S. government’s “ill-conceived policies” and acts of violence against them....


Kansas governor apologizes for state's mistreatment of tribes
Kansas governor apologizes for state's mistreatment of tribes (November 17, 2011)

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) issued a proclamation on Wednesday, apologizing for the state's mistreatment of indigenous people. Kansas was once home to 19 tribes. Only four remain after most...


Potawatomi  man gets Native News Network off the ground
Potawatomi man gets Native News Network off the ground (October 20, 2011)

Levi Rickert, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, keeps busy as the editor-in-chief of Native News Network. Rickert, who lives in Michigan, produces most of the content for...