July 16, 2018

Community youths uncover Native connections

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Education Specialist Kristen Wilson first connected with the Nation as a teen mom working toward her undergraduate degree at St. Gregory’s University […]
July 13, 2018

Museum exhibit highlights early European and Potawatomi convergence

In 1634, French explorer Jean Nicolet made initial European contact with the Potawatomi near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The fourth section of the Cultural Heritage Center introduces […]
July 12, 2018

Area tribes donate $10,000 toward 23 life-saving AEDs for Shawnee Public Schools

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the Absentee Shawnee Tribe donated $5,000 each, helping the Shawnee Public School District place 23 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across its […]
July 11, 2018

As CPN’s Tribal Re-entry Program coordinator, Burt Patadal teaches the gift of self-sufficiency

Burt Patadal coordinates Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Tribal Re-entry Program. Launched five years ago with the support of a U.S. Department of Justice grant, it is unique […]
July 10, 2018

First National Bank president joins Federal Reserve advisory board

First National Bank & Trust Co. president Larry Briggs was named a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council […]
July 9, 2018

Tribal Scholarship applications open July 15

Submitted by Tesia Zientek, Education Department It’s time to kick off the fall Tribal scholarship application period! The online application opens 8 a.m. Central Standard Time […]
July 6, 2018

Tribal member listens to nature while peeling birchbark

Tribal member Kristy Phillips resolutely carries on Potawatomi traditions. She began learning the Tribe’s language as a child in the small town of Maud, Oklahoma. After […]
July 5, 2018

Wilson Littlehead believes fitness is more than physical

Wilson Littlehead has a passion for people — people losing weight, improving their mental health and becoming well-rounded. He is a personal trainer and fitness technician […]
July 4, 2018

Charting the Nation’s future

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employee Zach Davis remembers his childhood family trips, eagerly surveying road maps as he navigated their journeys. “I really like looking at maps […]