Lightning Strike Electrifies Tribal Community’s Mission to Improve Technology, Empower its Citizens

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi headquarters in rural MichiganIn the spring of 2012, an electrical storm blew in from Lake Michigan, making landfall along its southwest shores and sweeping across the traditional homeland of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. High winds and the lightning-filled clouds they carried encountered little resistance across the band’s sparsely populated 4,700 acres, until they reached Matt Clay’s first big project as the new information technology director for the group: three towers with microwave radios. Click here to read the full article.