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.
A Healthy Living Powwow was held on Nov. 30, 2017, at both the Laona and Crandon School Districts to educate and inspire youth in a healthy living lifestyle. Both of these events really were an informative tool for those who are not familiar with Native American powwows: the reasons behind them, and the reasons behind some of the dances.
December 1, 2017 – Full Issue With November being National Native American Heritage Month, Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Education/Culture and FCP Community Health departments hosted a powwow and potluck on Nov. 21, 2017, in honor …