April 19, 2019

Visual storytelling at the heart of Doug Brown’s career

Joseph Bourassa descendant Doug Brown began capturing news around Topeka, Kansas, 27 years ago as a photographer at WIBW channel 13. Since then, he has risen to the ranks of WIBW’s chief photographer.
February 18, 2019

Welch descendant continues Potawatomi-family legacy

Greg Riat, a Welch family descendant, continues to live and farm on 120 acres of allotted land assigned to the Potawatomi family through treaties during the mid-1860s.
February 5, 2019

Sunday looks out for Kansas animals at Heartland Veterinary Health Center

Tribal member Amy Sunday owns and operates her own veterinary practice in Holton, Kansas, after deciding to pursue a rural lifestyle following college.
January 21, 2019

Cowdin takes bowling talent to college lanes

Tribal member Makaila Cowdin used the bowling skills passed down through her family to help pay for college at Ottawas University in Kansas.
December 20, 2018

Professor researches Tribal intellectual traditions in academia, pop culture

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.   […]
April 22, 2018

District 4 Meeting in Wichita, Kansas

January 18, 2018

Holloway wins city council seat in St. George, Kansas

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 […]
November 19, 2014

Boursaw secures correct spelling for Bourbonnais Creek

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. […]