A beautiful Saturday offered the perfect setting for the Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Health Division to open its doors and share its pride in the Health & Wellness Center (HWC). HWC hosted an open house on May 19, 2018, that drew tribal members, community members, families, friends and some from as far north as Ashland.
Senators Baldwin and Johnson Vote to Support Tribal Sovereignty – Measure Fails to Pass Full Senate submitted by George Ermert and Travis Theisen, Schreiber GR Group On Monday, April 16, the U.S. Senate failed to …
Courageous, motivated, activist, loving, passionate, comical, intellectual, educator and, most of all, the best infectious laugh you will ever hear. These are just a few descriptive words that sum up Matika Wilbur, a 33-year-old photographer. Five years ago she sold all her belongings, including her beloved Pottery Barn couch, to hit the open road in search of opportunities to portray Native American culture as it is in this day and age.
The Forest County Drug Task Force spoke with community members on Feb. 20, 2018, at the Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel (PCCH) about drug use and crime in the Forest County area as well as in the surrounding counties. Tom Robinson and Tony Crum, Forest County Sheriff’s Department drug task force investigators, presented this in- depth presentation about the epidemic that is not only affecting the nation as a whole but also the very county and towns where we live.
The Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Tribal Courtroom was jam-packed Feb. 12, 2018, with many who were anxious to witness the swearing-in of the new chairman and vice chairwoman. This election was certainly unique in that the former chairman of 20 years retired mid-term in January 2018, and many weren’t quite sure what the outcome of the special election was going to be. Seeing the courtroom so full this day certainly indicated that it was a happy day.