DSC_6881 croppedBosho, As the Tribal Chairperson, I am pleased to welcome you to the Hannahville Indian Community, Band of Potawatomi’s official website.

The Hannahville Indian Community is a rapidly growing entity whose mission is to preserve and enhance our community’s social, economic and cultural existence.

We hope you enjoy our website and visit it often to get updates on the happenings and events taking place in Hannahville.  Now that you’ve visited the website, please make it a point to one day visit us in person.  We’re always happy to see new faces and smiles and welcome the opportunity to make new and lasting friends.

Have a great visit and enjoy.

Kenneth Meshigaud, Tribal Chairperson
Hannahville Indian Community

Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Parade/Bridgewalk

Domestic Violence can touch any of us at any age, regardless of gender or nationality. However Native American Women are victims of Domestic Violence at a rate 3 ½ times greater than any other race, or gender. Until we are willing to truly take a stand against Domestic Violence it will continue to affect our community.

What are you willing to do to stand against Domestic Violence? One of the things our program does is organize our Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Parade/Bridgewalk, Informational Fair and Cookout. The theme for this years’ parade was “Uniting Against Domestic Violence It Starts with Me!” Together we can take a stand against Domestic Violence!

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This years Grand Marshal was Jan Wandahsega thank you for your years of working with our program in taking a stand against Violence. A huge THANK YOU to Bink’s Coca Cola, Island Resort and Casino, and Hannahville Police Department!  Bink’s Coca Cola donated all the soda and cups; they have done this for us for the past several years. The Casino donated everything else we needed for our cookout, which includes all the food, condiments, plates, napkins and silverware. Hannahville Police Department for cooking the food and working together to make our Domestic Violence Awareness Event such an important accomplishment! In addition, we would like to thank all of informational fair vendors, without these services many victims would not get the support they need.

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We’ We’ Netth e ge’ would like to congratulate this years winners of the Domestic Violence Awareness Parade.  1st place went to the Accounting Department ladies winning $300, 2nd place went to the FACE Program winning $200, and 3rd place went to VISIONS winning $100. We would also like to thank everyone for his or her participation without all of you our Domestic Violence Awareness Events would not be such a success.

This project was supported by Grant No 2013-TW-AX-0002 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, US Department of Justice.The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. 


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