Citizens

Per Capita

Enrolled citizens of the Pokagon Band receive a monthly per capita payment. They are eligible for this payment once they reach the age of 18 and receive their high school dipl...

Citizens

Tickets for Community Events

Silver Creek Event Center Citizens have the opportunity to win two tickets to upcoming events and shows at the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo. Please clic...

Government

Forms

Below are any necessary forms or documents posted by our commissions.

Our Culture

Medicines

The medicine wheel guides many aspects of our lives. Each of the four sections of the wheel have a corresponding color, direction, and traditional mshkëké, or medicine. The be...

Government

Educational Excellence Initiative

Purpose: The goal of the Educational Excellence Initiative (EEI) is to encourage Pokagon Band students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade to strive for educational exce...

Our Culture

Yajmownen

The Band hosts its own podcast, called “Yajmownen,” which means “stories” in Potawatomi. In each episode, you can hear stories of citizens reconnecting with culture, reviving...

Government

Scholarship

Purpose: The Department of Education shall provide additional financial aid to eligible Pokagon Band citizens that are enrolled in higher education at an accredited institutio...

Government

External Scholarships and Programs

We provide information on scholarships and programs available outside of our organization so our youth can have the necessary resources for success. Check back regularly for m...

Our Culture

Art

The Pokagon Band community boasts numerous talented artists. Some create traditional pieces using old ways, such as black ash baskets, stone or wood carving or pottery. Others...