Journalists and editors are welcome to contact the Director of Communications at (269) 462-4283 or Paige.Risser@pokagonband-nsn.gov with inquiries. Click on the links below for recent news releases from or stories about the Pokagon Band.
Pokagon Tribal Village Hosts Media Tour
Thursday, September 28 2017
Leaders from The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians along with national and regional dignitaries hosted a media tour this morning at its new Tribal Village in South Bend. Members of the media were invited to walk through recently finished housing units located in the Tribal Village.
Pokagon Band presents check to Beacon Children's Hospital
Wednesday, August 16 2017
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce they presented an $85,000 check to Beacon Children’s Hospital today at a special ceremony in downtown South Bend. The ceremony took place in the Atrium of the children’s hospital, which began seeing patients in April.
Pokagon Band makes nearly $92 million in additional economic investments to the region in 2016
Thursday, March 23 2017
The Pokagon Band is pleased to announce that it contributed more than $91,779,700 in additional economic investments to the region in 2016. These investments do not include annual payments made directly to the State of Michigan as mandated by the Band’s compact, job creation, and other ancillary benefits resulting from its government, Four Winds Casinos, and other ventures. The Pokagon Band has made approximately $339 million in additional investments to the economies of Michigan and Indiana over the last five years.
Bob Moody Jr. re-elected as Tribal Council Vice Chairman
Thursday, July 14 2016
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced today that Bob Moody, Jr. was re-elected as its Tribal Council Vice Chairman during the Tribe’s general election on Saturday, July 9. During the election, Roger Rader and Becky Price were re-elected as Members-at-Large.
Pokagon Band completes first phase of Tribal Village in Hartford
Friday, July 08 2016
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is pleased to announce that it has completed the first phase of its Tribal Village in Hartford, Michigan. Located on Red Arrow Highway, approximately one mile east of Four Winds Hartford®, Pokégnek Édawat Hartford includes eight homes consisting of townhomes and two duplexes.
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians to expand Four Winds Dowagiac
Wednesday, April 27 2016
The new expansion will to make room for 70 slot machines and two table games. There will also be an exclusive entrance and 70 parking spaces for Copper status players. Construction is expected to begin this spring and will be finished later this year, and will not affect casino operations.