Tribal member Amy Sunday owns and operates her own veterinary practice in Holton, Kansas, after deciding to pursue a rural lifestyle following college.
Tribal member Makaila Cowdin used the bowling skills passed down through her family to help pay for college at Ottawas University in Kansas.
Kyle Powys Whyte, who holds a doctorate in philosophy, focuses on social and environmental justice. His research often overlaps science and advocacy, sometimes with unexpected results. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation member and Higbee descendant received his undergraduate degree in business administration at Babson College in Boston, Massachusetts. His interest in the Nation’s approach to business Read More »
St. George in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, near the state’s northern border, is a small town with fewer than 700 residents, according to the 2010 census. Mostly off the beaten path, the community still draws some attention for its natural springs and creeks and its proximity to the Kansas River. Citizen Potawatomi Nation has historical ties Read More »
Peter Bourbonnais was an entrepreneur. He owned a saw mill, trading post and toll bridge that crossed a creek along the Oregon Trail in north-central Kansas. That same creek still runs today between the towns of St. Mary’s and Rossville in Shawnee County, Kan., and was named in honor of the nineteenth century Potawatomi ancestor. Read More »