Author Archives: William Swaim

Tribe needs your suggestions in applying for grant

We need your help! The Wyandotte Nation is applying for a Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages with U.S. Housing and Urban Development funds. The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of … Continue reading

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Wyandotte Nation donates to Sheriff’s Department

The Wyandotte Nation donated $60,000 to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department for the purchase of a new patrol vehicle for the department. Wyandotte Nation Chief Billy Friend, Second Chief Norman Hildebrand, and Board of Directors members Ramona Reid, Vivian Fink … Continue reading

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Wyandotte Nation awarded library grant

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced grants totaling $5,561,835 recently through three programs designed to support and improve library services of Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian organizations. IMLS awarded the Wyandotte Nation $136,552 to address community … Continue reading

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Pow-Wow, Gathering cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the recent resurgence of COVID, we will be cancelling our annual Pow-Wow and Gathering. The Board of Directors made the decision with the best interest of our tribal citizens, employees and visitors in mind. See Chief Billy … Continue reading

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