February 5, 2015

Mentorship program presents Native culture to youth

Pottawatomie County, Okla. is home to four Native American tribes and thousands of federally registered tribal members. As a result of nearly three centuries worth of […]
February 2, 2015

CPCDC’s Logsdon elected to national board for Native American lenders

In October 2014, Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Director Shane Jett was elected to the board of directors of the Opportunity Finance Network. Jett’s ascension to […]
February 2, 2015

How to address suspected domestic violence

 The newfound focus on domestic violence in the national media is a small step towards confronting an issue that continues to plague American society. Domestic violence […]
January 30, 2015

Tough choice leads to a decade of service at FireLake Express Grocery for Mike Lester

CPN’s impact on Pottawatomie County’s largest city, Shawnee, Okla., is well known. Since 2001 alone, Tribal employment has accounted for 7 of every 10 new jobs […]
January 29, 2015

Potawatomi Cornerstone – Tribal enrollment, research and eligibility

Enrollment in the Citizen Potawatomi Nation is based on descendancy only.  A biological parent must be an enrolled member for the applicant to be eligible to […]
January 28, 2015

Federal grants to improve emergency communications in Pottawatomie County

 First responders learned hard lessons in the aftermath of the May 19, 2013 tornado outbreak that damaged substantial portions of CPN’s jurisdiction. In the early stages […]
January 27, 2015

CPN Veterans report: January 2015

  It has been another good year for us, but as we enter the New Year of 2015, we also remember those members of ours who […]
January 26, 2015

Vietnam-era soldiers eligible for discharge upgrades

This article originally ran on www.ArmyTimes.com and has been reprinted with the courtesy of Army Times. Vietnam-era soldiers who faced punitive discharges because they suffered from […]
January 23, 2015

Legislative update: January 2015

 On Dec. 4, 2014 the CPN Tribal Legislature met with all 13 members present. The minutes from the body’s last two meetings, a regular session on […]