April 2, 2014

Native youth’s perspective: Advice from teens for parents

  Have you ever heard the saying, “Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-O to a wall”? It is humorous quote and one many can relate to, […]
April 1, 2014

Osage Nation’s Dr. Ron Shaw overseeing Indian Country health outcomes at CPN

On a monthly basis, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Health Clinics see more than 1,700 patients. This includes 250 behavioral health appointments, 500 lab tests and 250 […]
March 31, 2014

What is “Indian Land?”

When one hears the term “Indian Land,” everyone thinks they know what that is. Yet the truth is that no one knows what it constitutes. The […]
March 28, 2014

Chairman Barrett speaks on the City of Shawnee sales tax demands

Bozho Nikan, (Hello, my friend)Tribes and City government disputes seldom make headlines. Most recently, and unfortunately, they have. The sales tax controversy in which the City […]
March 27, 2014

BBQ cook-off, family activities scheduled for March 29

Grab the family and enjoy some of the best barbecue in the region at the Third Annual FireLake BBQ Contest on March 29. More than 40 […]
March 26, 2014

Election 2014 – Meet the candidates: District 7

Ahead of the June 2014 elections at CPN Family Reunion Festival, the Hownikan editorial board interviews candidates in each of the competitive legislative races. Vice Chairman […]
March 26, 2014

MC Trucking rolling strong with help from Citizen Potawatomi Development Community Corporation

Starting a new business is always a daunting prospect, while maintaining steady growth is an entirely different matter with its own set of challenges. Mark and […]
March 25, 2014

Potawatomi Leadership Program adds website and online application

The Potawatomi Leadership Program is an opportunity for young tribal members from around the country to take part in a six-week long educational program in Shawnee, […]
March 24, 2014

Male and Female American Bald Eagles, similar, but not the same

For most people, catching a glimpse of the American Bald Eagle is a rare event. Even for tribal members and visitors to the CPN Eagle Aviary, […]