Pokagon Band of Potawatomi commemorate 25th anniversary of Reaffirmation of Sovereignty


Last updated 11/4/2019 at 11:53am

Pokagon Potawatomi Tribe

Pokagon Potawatomi tribal citizens in the Oval Office after President Bill Clinton signed document reaffirming the tribal nation 25 years ago.

DOWAGIAC, Mich.-On Septembe 21, 2019, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Reaffirmation of its Sovereignty.

Sovereignty as affirmed by the United States Government, enables the governments of federally recognized Native American Tribes to self-govern their people and lands as they did before European immigration. Similar to state governments, tribal governments build and maintain infrastructure and provide a variety of services and programs to their citizens in several areas including communications, education, facilities, finance, health services, housing and...

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