The Band hosts its own podcast, called “Yajmownen,” which means “stories” in Potawatomi. In each episode, you can hear stories of citizens r... read more

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 Buf... read more

We offer a range of opportunities in every field. New positions are posted as soon as they're available, so check regularly to make us your next employer. Curr... read more

Pokagon citizens have long sustained their culture and connection to their homeland; numerous place-names in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan continually ref... read more

Tribal citizens are welcome to reserve such tribal facilities as the Community Center or Elders Hall for their use. Please see the policies below for use of the the... read more

The tribe’s economic development authority, Mno Bmadsen, and its community development financial institution, Chi Ishobak, are helping improve the business an... read more

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... read more

The Communications Department is responsible for the writing, editing and designing of tribal publications and assisting tribal government entities and... read more

Communications staff directs the communication efforts of the Pokagon Band. By working closely with the Tribal Council, the department develops, coordinates, direct... read more

Traditionally, clans—groups of families—were what governed the tribal community. Each person and family was a part of a clan, and each clan had its uniq... read more

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... read more

Chi Ishobak (pronounced Chee-ish-o-bock) in Potawatomi means “big cabbage,” which is appropriate for an institution with money to lend.  As an... read more


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 pott... read more

Most important Potawatomi gatherings, pow wows, ceremonies or festivities begin with a song. Whether it’s with a rattle, a hand drum played by one singer, or... read more

Mno-Bmadsen serves as an engine for the economic development efforts of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. Since creation, the tribe has embraced a network of self-sus... read more

Do you want to receive electronic communications from the Band? We are digitizing citizen communications, which includes e-mails, phone calls, and online resources... read more

The 2016 Elders Election is nearing, and here you can find all the information you need to be informed and to participate in the election. The election will take pl... read more

Who We Serve Pokagon Health Services (PHS) serves as a primary care provider for Native American population in Allegan, Van Buren, Berrien and Cass counties in Mic... read more

Who we are The Pokagon Bodewadmik Ogitchedaw veterans organization will maintain its traditional role as the warriors and protectors of the Pokagon community past,... read more

The Social Services Department's mission is to assist families in maintaining strength in a healthy community structure by helping to solve issues e... read more

Our apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job learning and related classroom instruction in a highly skilled and valued trade of carpentry. It is a four-year pr... read more

Who we are An 11-member Tribal Council, which is elected to staggered, three-year terms by Band citizens, governs the Pokagon Band. Within the Tribal Council, the... read more