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Application for Enrollment (Citizen Access Only)

As of February 21, 2021 the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will be requiring DNA testing for applicants. The applicant and Pokagon parent will have to complete a DNA test through DNA Diagnostics Center as part of the enrollment process. Information on the revised Enrollment Code can be found on the Office of Tribal Council secured site for citizens. If you are not a Pokagon citizen you will need to contact the Enrollment Department.

For more information call 269-782-1763 or email us at enrollment.requests@pokagonband-nsn.gov .

 

Spousal Information

  • Spouses qualify for the Burial Fund.  Information on the Burial Fund can be found on the Pokagon Band website under Social Services Programs/Burial Fund: Click Here
  • Spouses receive special consideration and preference in hiring at the Tribal Government as well as at Four Winds Casinos. 
  • Spouses also are allowed to hunt, fish and gather on Tribal Lands along with their Tribal Spouse.  More information can be found on the Natural Resources/Gathering section of the Pokagon Band website:  Click Here     

 

Update your marriage status

If you have recently wed, you can change your marriage status with the Band so your spouse may begin receiving tribal spouse benefits. Simply complete the form below.

Change of Marriage Status form

Self-Service Address Change

You can now update your own contact information online. This saves time and ensures your information is entered correctly. Please take a moment to update your contact information with the Band.

Change of Address form | Minor Change of Address form

High School Diploma or GED Submission Form

The Enrollment Office administers the records of tribal citizenship.

Questions should be directed to:

Dana Sturgeon Enrollment/Election Supervisor

dana.sturgeon@pokagonband-nsn.gov

Theresa Barber Enrollment/Election Clerk

theresa.barber@pokagonband-nsn.gov

8 a.m.–5 p.m. office hours

58620 Sink Road | PO Box 180
Dowagiac, MI 49047 
(269) 782-1763 phone
(269) 782-1964 fax

Enhanced Tribal IDs are currently not being offered. We will let you know once the hold has been lifted by the Department of Homeland Security.