January 14, 2016

BIA’s Kevin Washburn resigns after three years of service to Indian Country

The Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Kevin Washburn, has resigned his post as of January 1, 2016 and will return to teaching at the University of […]
October 29, 2015

Tribal climate change plan moves forward with federal grant funds

In July 2014, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced that the Obama Administration would dedicate almost […]
July 27, 2015

Asst. Secretary Washburn cites federal pre-emption regarding taxes on Indian land

Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn. SHAWNEE, Okla. – A letter to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John Barrett, from Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs […]
January 19, 2015

Concerning the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s detachment

Here are the facts about the City of Shawnee’s actions towards the lands held in trust by the United States Federal Government belonging to the Citizen […]
October 15, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation files civil complaint requesting action on detachment petition

 The Citizen Potawatomi Nation has filed a civil complaint in Pottawatomie County District Court requesting action on a detachment petition initially filed with the City of […]