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Tribes slam Trump administration for adding hurdles to land-into-trust process
National | Politics | Trust
Tribes slam Trump administration for adding hurdles to land-into-trust process (October 17, 2017)
Tribal leaders are lashing out at the Trump administration again, this time over rule changes they said will make it all but impossible to restore their homelands.

Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations
National | Politics | Trust
Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations (October 4, 2017)
The Trump administration is dropping a bomb on Indian Country by proposing dramatic changes to the land-into-trust process.

Tribes secure over $9M in grants to improve transportation safety
National
Tribes secure over $9M in grants to improve transportation safety (April 10, 2017)
Some 74 tribes in 20 states will use for the funds for a variety of road, bridge, pedestrian and safety projects.

Forest County Potawatomi Community ramps up political spending
Politics
Forest County Potawatomi Community ramps up political spending (August 17, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe's political action committee has spent more so far this year than all of the six years prior.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts unique graduating class
Education
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts unique graduating class (May 12, 2016)
The tribe entered into a partnership with Nicolet College in Wisconsin to offer classes to employees.

Forest County Potawatomi Community purchases stake in bank
Business
Forest County Potawatomi Community purchases stake in bank (January 13, 2016)
The tribe continues to diversify its economy with an investment in Commerce State Bank of Wisconsin.

Potawatomi Foundation awards $20K grant for school supplies
Education
Potawatomi Foundation awards $20K grant for school supplies (August 5, 2015)
Indian students in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are getting a big boost from the Forest County Potawatomi Community's non-profit.

Interview: Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture
Business
Interview: Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (June 9, 2015)
Robert Farkas spoke with MiBiz about the firm’s goals for skilled trades training as well as a new joint venture to pursue federal contracting work.

Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture
Business
Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (May 12, 2015)
The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts RES conference in October
Business | National
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts RES conference in October (August 14, 2014)
The event will bring tribal leaders, federal officials and business owners together to promote opportunity in Indian Country.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe names CEO of business entity
Business
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe names CEO of business entity (May 14, 2014)
Tom Devine will serve as chief executive officer of Potawatomi Business Development Corp.

WXPR: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe taps green energy
Environment
WXPR: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe taps green energy (April 23, 2014)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin is harnessing solar power and alternative forms of energy.

WXPR: Tribal activists recall battle to block   mine in Wisconsin
Environment
WXPR: Tribal activists recall battle to block mine in Wisconsin (October 29, 2013)
Activists from Sokaogon Chippewa Community reflect on the purchase of land that was slated for a mine in northern Wisconsin.

WPR: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe turns waste into energy
Environment
WPR: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe turns waste into energy (October 29, 2013)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin has opened a $20 million waste-to-energy plant.

MPR: Tribes across the nation look to diversify their economy
Business | National
MPR: Tribes across the nation look to diversify their economy (February 14, 2013)
"The economic growth of tribal nations and threats to Indian gambling revenues have propelled tribes around the country to expand beyond gaming in recent years. The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska,...

Tribes in Wisconsin seek to join anti-gang prevention effort
Law
Tribes in Wisconsin seek to join anti-gang prevention effort (March 7, 2012)
The Forest County Potawatomi Community and the Sokaogon Chippewa Community are looking for ways to battle gangs on their reservations. The National Violence Prevention Resource Center says tribes can change...

Native American Contractors Association selects new director
Business | National
Native American Contractors Association selects new director (March 5, 2012)
The Native American Contractors Association has selected a new executive director. Kevin J. Allis is a member of the Forest County Potawatomi Community of Wisconsin. He serves as chairman of...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to open $36M data center
Business | Technology
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to open $36M data center (January 27, 2012)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin announced plans for a $36 million data center. The 45,000-square-foot facility will be located in Milwaukee at the site of the former Concordia...

WPR: Museum to repatriate ancestors to three Wisconsin tribes
Environment
WPR: Museum to repatriate ancestors to three Wisconsin tribes (August 3, 2011)
"The largest repatriation of Native American remains to date in Wisconsin is underway. The Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS) is working with three tribes to return several hundred individual human remains...

Forest County Potawatomi  Tribe  funds Indian leadership program

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe funds Indian leadership program (July 1, 2011)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin has donated $40,000 to start the American Indian Leadership Program. The Forest County Potawatomi Foundation donated a grant to the Cardinal Stritch University...

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