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Honoring Our Graduates

The Department of Education graduation wall is designed to give recognition to students who demonstrate the characteristics which further the mission and goals of Pokagon Band Department of Education by completing programs that represent standards of achievement and excellence.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Pokagon Band citizen
  • Graduated with a High School, High School Equivalent, Associate, Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree
  • Copy of diploma or transcript

Honor Cord Requests

We are honored to gift you with the Four Direction Honor Cord. These Honor Cords can be worn by the graduate at the time of graduation and be kept as a memento of your connection to the Pokagon Band and the Four Directions. The traditions of the Potawatomi honor the Four Directions of East, South, North and West during prayer, during ceremony and throughout the day.

Each direction has unique significance.

  • The Eastern direction is represented by the color of “Yellow”
  • The Southern direction is represented by the color of “Red”
  • The Western direction is represented by the color of “Black”
  • The Northern direction is represented by the color of “White”

Honor cords are available for High School, College, University, and Vocational graduates please apply: Here (click this link)