July 18, 2018

House of Hope expands to meet needs

Submitted by Darian Towner, House of Hope Prevention Specialist As a domestic violence program, our main focus is to help as many women and men as […]
July 17, 2018

Shane Jett wins executive of the year honor

Submitted by Cody Harjo, NAFOA Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) hosted its 11th annual Leadership Awards Luncheon during its 36th annual conference at The Roosevelt […]
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 […]