Cross Deputization for Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and County Officers

Link to South Bend Tribune article here.

Excerpt:

In the meantime, the deal will allow tribal police officers to enforce Indiana laws in St. Joseph County, including on the 1700 acres of Pokagon land near North Liberty and the 166 acres between Prairie Avenue, Locust Road and the St. Joseph Valley Parkway.

“With the Pokagon Band restoring the tribal village here in South Bend, we thought it was our duty to work with St. Joseph County to enhance public safety in this area,” said tribal Chairman John Warren.

Indiana Tribal History News Article

From the Terre Haute News:

Genealogy: Many tribes left their mark on Indiana

By Tamie Dehler
Special to the Tribune-Star
TERRE HAUTE Last week’s column discussed Indiana’s most influential Indian tribes, the Miami, Wea, and Piankashaw, as described in The Indian Tribes of North America, by John R. Swanton. Yet, there were other tribes that also left their mark in and on the state.

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