George Ermert http://wxpr.org en Potawatomi Seek EPA Approval for Water Quality Authority http://wxpr.org/post/potawatomi-seek-epa-approval-water-quality-authority <div><p>The Forest County Potawatomi Community is taking a first step towards controlling water quality on its reservation. The Wisconsin DNR is looking for public input on the proposal.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:16:17 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 17091 at http://wxpr.org Potawatomi Seek EPA Approval for Water Quality Authority Potawatomi Say New Report Shows Gaming Market is Saturated; Menominee Disagree http://wxpr.org/post/potawatomi-say-new-report-shows-gaming-market-saturated-menominee-disagree <p><em>Editor's Note: This report was updated at 4:01 p.m.</em></p><p>A report on Indian gaming is drawing mixed interpretations about how casinos are doing in Wisconsin.&nbsp;</p><p>The report from gaming information publisher Casino City shows a slight increase in Wisconsin’s gaming revenue from 2011 and 2012.&nbsp; But it also shows more than 3-percent drop over six years, from 2007 through 2012.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:39:40 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16643 at http://wxpr.org Federal Approval For Off-Reservation Casino Divides Tribes http://wxpr.org/post/federal-approval-reservation-casino-divides-tribes <p>The Forest County Potawatomi tribe is condemning another tribe’s proposal for an off reservation casino approved Friday by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.&nbsp;</p><p>The Menominee tribe wants to build a gaming facility in Kenosha.&nbsp; But Potawatomi Spokesperson George Ermert says the area falls within Potawatomi ceded territory.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“Potawatomi historical lands have traditionally stretched from the tip of Door County, all along the shores of Lake Michigan.&nbsp; So for one tribe to go on another tribe’s historical lands is a very very big deal.”</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:45:56 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 7065 at http://wxpr.org Federal Approval For Off-Reservation Casino Divides Tribes