November 3, 2014

CPN stands against Propositions 1 & 2

Local friends and CPN members, On November 4 those of you living in Shawnee will have the opportunity to vote on Proposition 1 & 2 to […]
November 3, 2014

Grand receives hospitality award

CPN is located in an area of Oklahoma referred to as Frontier Country. It encompasses all of central Oklahoma from Stillwater to Norman and Seminole to […]
November 3, 2014

Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Joe Dorman

Oklahoma politicians have a habit of invoking the state’s Native American heritage during special events and ceremonies. And why shouldn’t they? The state, home to 39 […]
October 31, 2014

CPN Language Department secures language grant

The Citizen Potawatomi Language Department recently received the ANA Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant for a project titled “Nkkendas Ekedyan: I Learn and Speak!” which will […]
October 30, 2014

Potawatomi art, how it came to be

According to a 1973 art history book by the Flint Institute of Arts, archaeologists have excavated burial grounds in the Great Lakes area containing pottery, jewelry […]
October 30, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 21

Wednesday, 10 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “The settlement of yesterday was concluded today, and every person engaged in the service, save the officers of […]
October 28, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 20

Diary of William Polke Monday, 8 Oct. 1838 “In order to reach Quincy and forward the ferriage of the river as much as possible, parties of […]
October 24, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 19

Diary of William Polke Saturday, 6 Oct. 1838 “At a little before eight in the morning we left the encampment of last night. During the night […]
October 23, 2014

NAGPRA restoring proper resting place to sacred items

  Dr. Kelli Mosteller The Cultural Resources Department staff at Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center is responsible for the care and preservation and of all […]