District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Visiting opportunity Our March 10 tour and lunch/business meeting at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), 520 16th St. N., in Birmingham, Alabama, starts with a 10 a.m. museum tour, moving on to a business meeting and then a barbecue lunch before ending at 2:30 p.m. If you haven’t yet RSVP’d, Read More »

District 1 – Roy Slavin

Bozho (Hello), On Jan. 19, my wife Julia and I attended the gala for the reopening of The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center near Shawnee, Oklahoma. For those of you who may not remember, the center flooded about four years ago. The evening began with a great dinner, after which we toured all the Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), February is a short month and usually a very busy time. I’m always catching up on the prior year while trying to get my current year underway. Generally, my office desk is full of income tax receipts while I am still trying to pay off Christmas purchases. This year is no Read More »

District 7 – Mark Johnson

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Since I announced in last month’s article that I would be seeking re-election as your District 7 Legislator, I thought I would talk about what is important to me. I just entered my 38th year as a firefighter and public servant, and serving others before myself was something I was born Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), I awoke this morning to the sound of rain falling heavily outside my bedroom window. As a small-business owner and gentleman farmer in the heart of the nation’s breadbasket, I can’t describe how welcome the rain is in this neck of the woods. Water is the lifeblood of this region. While Read More »

District 5 – Gene Lambert

Bozho (Hello), As life goes on and we have all experienced the first month of 2018, we know it will conclude just as 2017 and the many years before. I remember my mother said, “Just wait until you get older and you will watch the roller coaster of time take effect.” As we do with Read More »

District 4 – Jon Boursaw

Bozho (Hello), There will be a District 4 meeting April 21 in Rossville, Kansas. I will have further details regarding the meeting in the March and April issues of the Hownikan. I am still working on dates and locations for meetings this spring in Kansas City and Wichita. If you or family members would like Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), With the colder weather and more time at home and indoors, now is a good time to become more familiar with the services Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers our citizens. I will focus on one service in particular, but let me take a moment to brief you on all that are available. Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), 10th annual District 2 contest I know we are well into winter, but I’m thinking ahead to fall 2018 celebrations and to the District 2 holiday gift I will offer you. For our 10th annual District 2 contest, I am asking for entries of your favorite recipes for fall feasts. I Read More »

District 1 – Roy Slavin

Bozho (Hello), I hope everyone had a safe and joyous Christmas and were able to spend the time with your families. Luckily, I saw the majority of my family this year and had a great time. It is not too early to start preparing for the Family Reunion Festival this summer. It runs June 29 Read More »