Clan Teachings Event Held

A special event took place at the Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Cultural Center, Library & Museum on Feb. 24, 2018. The event was a “Clans Teachings” led by Bawdwaywidum Banaise (Edward Benton-Banai), Grand Chief of Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge.

Drug Task Force Makes Presentation

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.

New Chair and Vice Chair Elected

Executive Council - February 2018

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.

Farewell to an Accomplished Tribal Leader

New Chairman Gus Frank

How does one let go of something in his life that has become his everyday norm? How do people pick up and know that the time is right to move on to the next chapter of their life? We all ask these questions when a new change comes our way, and we have to make a decision that is only ours to make.