April 8, 2014

City of Shawnee campaign continues despite meeting with tribes

At its latest meeting on April 7, the Shawnee City Commission voted to authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to request formal mediation with other […]
April 7, 2014

Washington’s Dave Carney ready to run on his record

More than thirty thousand CPN tribal members reside across the globe and each has an elected representative. Overseeing the geographically largest district in the Citizen Potawatomi […]
April 7, 2014

District 8 challenger Clyde Slavin willing to shake things up

Election season is in full swing in two CPN legislative districts holding competitive races this year. Challenging incumbent Dave Carney for the District 8 seat is […]
April 4, 2014

The voices behind “Potawatomi Nation”

Located behind a large counter inside Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s administration building is where the voices of the tribe, employees Pam Smith and Sheila Goff, connect callers […]
April 3, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center closed due to water damage

  The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center sustained severe water damage on March 31 due to a break originating at a City of Shawnee water […]
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 […]