June 17, 2013

Indian Child Welfare always in the mind of Foster Care and Adoption Specialist Darla Courtney

  Since the 1978 passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act, tribes have taken over the well being of Native American children, who experience the third […]
June 14, 2013

FireLake Ball Fields host Jim Thorpe Native American Games

This week, the Jim Thorpe Native American Games will bring together nearly 2,000 Native American Athletes from 70 tribes to participate in 11 different sports. For […]
June 12, 2013

CPN Member, Navy Veteran, discovers her heritage

At the tribe’s regional meetings that take place throughout the country, one individual is awarded a Pendleton blanket for having travelled the longest distance to get […]
June 11, 2013

The Potawatomi naming ceremony

An aspect of traditional Potawatomi culture, the naming ceremony, has reemerged in recent years. Traditionally, Potawatomi believe that when a child is born, the Creator cannot […]
June 10, 2013

New Marine Exhibit highlights Potawatomi history from the Great Lakes era

Work at the Citizen Potawatomi Cultural Heritage Center continues on a number of exhibitions, part of a multi-year project to educate tribal members and the visiting […]
June 7, 2013

Traditional Potawatomi Hand Game

      Two teams of participants would compete against one another. In previous centuries, Potawatomi would bid on each team and wager on the winner. […]
June 5, 2013

CPN member studies food security among Citizen Potawatomi Nation households

Jeremy Bennett, CPN member and Oklahoma State University graduate, recently completed research to determine the food security among Native Americans in Pottawatomie County. The research included […]
June 4, 2013

Potawatomi Cornerstone

Bozho This months’ article features Kaitlyn Orr, no relation to Yancey Orr from the previous article. Kaitlyn is a member of the Bourassa family and is […]
June 3, 2013

CPN welcomes families to the 2013 Family Reunion Festival

* Online registration is now closed. On site registration will open the morning of Friday, June 28 in the southwest side of the FireLake Arena. The […]