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Experience Michiana - November 8th, 2013

Episode #530 - November 8th, 2013

On tonight's show we are back at the Community Center for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. Then, Jamie, Jim and Jennie Brown show us the process of basket making. The Pokagon Band have their own clinic to help their tribe members. Finally, Madalene Big Bear will share some traditional foods of the Pokagan Band of Potawatomi.

Original Airdate: November 08, 2013

In This Episode

  • Tribal Police
    November 8th, 2013 Photo Captain Chris VanCompernolle, Michael Petoskey More Information
    November 8th, 2013 Photo

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    On tonight's show we are back at the Community Center for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi in Dowagiac, Michigan.  We'll start the show talking with Michael Petoskey, Tribal Court Chief Judge and Captain Chris Vancompernolle from the Tribal Police.  What’s different about the police and courts for the tribe, and how do they look at relationships within and outside of the tribe when criminal events happen. 

    Find out more about the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi here:  www.Pokagon.com

    Guests

    1. Captain Chris VanCompernolleTribal PolicePokagon Band of Potawatomi
    2. Michael PetoskeyTribal Court Chief JudgePokagon Band of Potawatomi

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  • Pokagon Basket Maker
    November 8th, 2013 Photo Jamie Brown, Jim Brown, Jennie Brown More Information
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    Jamie, Jim and Jennie Brown show us the process of basket making.  It’s a tradition handed down for generations, taking advantage of the land while not hurting the land.  

    Guests

    1. Jamie BrownPokagon Basket Maker
    2. Jim BrownPokagon Basket Maker
    3. Jennie BrownPokagon Basket Maker

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  • Health Board
    November 8th, 2013 Photo Matt Clay, Cindi Zwar More Information
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    The Pokagon Band have their own clinic to help their tribe members, and they just broke ground on a new facility.  Matt Clay and Cindi Zwar will talk about what services they offer and to who, and what the new facility will be like and allow them to do for their tribe members.

    Guests

    1. Matt ClayChair of Health BoardPokagon Band of Potawatomi
    2. Cindi ZwarClinic ManagerPokagon Band of Potawatomi

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  • Madalene Big Bear
    November 8th, 2013 Photo Madalene J. Big Bear More Information
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    Madalene Big Bear will share some traditional foods of the Pokagan Band of Potawatomi with things like rice, buffalo and maple sugar.  Why are these foods a part of their tradition?  We'll find out that and more.

    For more info on the Pokagon Tribe go here:  www.Pokagon.com

    Guests

    1. Madalene J. Big BearPokagon Culinary Tradition BearerPokagon Band of Potawatomi

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Also In This Episode

  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Introduction
  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Trivia: Education
  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Trivia: Contributions
  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Trivia: Loan Programs
  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Trivia: Economic Development
  • November 8th, 2013 Photo Closing