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Federally Recognized Tribes in Region 7

EPA Region 7 works with the nine federally recognized Indian tribal nations on a “ Government-to-Government ” basis. Visit these links to learn more about each tribe in Region 7.  

Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Meskwaki Nation  (Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa)  
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa 
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska 
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation 
Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas & Nebraska 
Santee Sioux Nation 
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska
Tribal Headquarters:White Cloud, Kansas
Tribal Chair: Timothy Rhodd
Environmental Liaison: Vernon Rhodd
Related Links:
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Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Tribal Headquarters: Horton, Kansas
Tribal Chair: Steve Cadue
Environmental Contact: Viswatej Attili, Natural Resources Director, (785) 486-2601 or toll-free at 866-444-9570
Related Links:
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Meskwaki Nation (Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa)
Tribal Headquarters: Tama, Iowa
Tribal Chair: Judith Bender
Environmental Contact: Jeff Miller, Environmental Contact
Related Links:
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Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and Iowa
Tribal Headquarters: Macy, Nebraska
Tribal Chair: Clifford Wolfe, Jr.
Environmental Contact: Jeff Miller Acting Environmental Director, (402) 837-5391

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Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Tribal Headquarters: Niobrara, Nebraska
Tribal Chair: Rebecca White
Environmental Contact: Julia Sage, Environmental Director, (402) 857-3391
Related Links:
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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Tribal Headquarters: Mayetta, Kansas
Tribal Chair: Steve Ortiz
Environmental Contact: Virginia LeClere, Environmental Director, (785) 966-2946
Related Links:
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Sac & Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas & Nebraska
Tribal Headquarters: Reserve, Kansas
Tribal Chair: Bridgette Robidoux
Environmental Contact: Rick Campbell, Environmental Director, (785) 742-4707
Related Links:
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Santee Sioux Nation
Tribal Headquarters: Santee, Nebraska
Tribal Chair: Roger Trudell
Environmental Contact: Alisha Bartling, Environmental Director, (402) 857-3347
Related Links:
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Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Tribal Headquarters: Winnebago, Nebraska
Tribal Chair: John Blackhawk
Environmental Contact: Joseph Painter, Environmental Director, (402) 878-4060
Related Links:
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Picture of two buffalo standing side-by-side on the prairie.

Quote from Standing Bear, Ponca - We lived on our land as long as we can remember. The land was owned by our tribe as far back as memory of men goes.


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