As Ottawa County confirmed its first COVID-19 case, and while numbers grow across the country, some of us will likely take care of a loved one while the virus passes. Whether a spouse, child, or friend, if you are taking care of a sick loved one, follow this link for some guidelines for doing it safely!
COVID-19 Updates and Information
We are working diligently to keep our Tribal Members updated on information regarding COVID-19 and how it is affecting our services. We will continue doing our absolute best to serve our Tribal Nation, whether we are in our office or at our homes and will keep you informed every step of the way! Our greatest wish is for everyone to stay well and practice social distancing with us at this time!
Please visit our Official Facebook Page for the most up-to-date information and updates: https://www.facebook.com/PeoriaTribe/
Peoria Tribe Postpones 5th Annual Buffalo Run Casino Pow-wow
2020 Peoria General Council Meeting
The 2020 Peoria General Council Meeting was held at the Peoria Showplace at Buffalo Run Casino on March 7, 2020. The Annual General Council Meeting was met with great success. Attendance was estimated at 125 people, with 86 voting members present. Chief Harper provided updates on the Peoria Tribal programs and enterprises, as well as having staff provide updates. In addition, each department within the Peoria Tribe was present to provide information and welcome attendees. A special guest from Illinois State Museum was in attendance and displayed numerous artifacts that are part of the Peoria Archeological collection at Illinois State Museum. The day was concluded with a ground breaking at the former Miami Country Club, where Chief Harper unveiled the plans for the future Peoria Campus with will include Woodland Academy Learning Center and Peoria Longhouse Community Center.
Thank you to Chief Craig Harper, his staff, and the Peoria citizens for all the work you do to maintain our strength and sovereignty as a Tribal Nation! We are #PeoriaProud !
Peoria Tribal Annual Stomp Dance
Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Peoria Children’s Christmas Party and the events hosted by the CCDF program! The Peoria Showplace was transformed into a magical winter wonderland! If you missed the events we hope to see you at Christmas 2020 “celebrations” we have planned.