Nation’s Leading Native American Photographer Visits FCP Campus

Nation’s Leading Native American Photographer Visits FCP Campus

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.

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.