April 16, 2013

FireLake Bowl hosts “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” fundraiser, raising more than $52,000

SHAWNEE, Okla.— FireLake Bowling Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters teamed up to raise more than $52,000 during the annual “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” fundraiser on […]
April 12, 2013

Trail of Death caravan to travel Sept. 23-28

By Shirley Willard, Fulton County Historian, Rochester, Indiana The 6th Trail of Death Commemorative Caravan for the 175th anniversary of the 1838 Trail of Death will […]
April 11, 2013

The past is shining bright at Sacred Heart Mission

More than 130 years ago the Potawatomi Tribe and a French Benedictine Priest struck a deal to build a mission and school for Native Americans. Today, […]
April 9, 2013

CPN member connects with culture through beading

Jeanine Gaines began beading about three years ago when a friend taught her to make earrings. Her beadwork began as a hobby, but in those three […]
April 8, 2013

FireLake Ball Fields have sporting and financial impact on local economies

On a given weekend from February to November, one can drive by CPN headquarters in Shawnee and see the parking lots full of cars. At night […]
April 5, 2013

Citizen Potawatomi member contributes to Wichita State University’s run to the Final Four

On Saturday evening, the country’s attention will be on one of the most popular sporting events as the Shockers of Wichita St. University tip off against […]
April 4, 2013

Youth from CPN Child Development Center take first place in Native language competition

Participants from the CPN Child Development Center competed in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair on April 1 in Norman, Okla. The youth competed in […]
April 3, 2013

Pecan farm another recent startup of CPN commercial enterprises

In the areas surrounding the Citizen Potawatomi Nation headquarters, the abundance of pecan trees is hard to miss. Like many of the commercial enterprises started by […]
April 2, 2013

FireLodge Youth Council keeps local teens engaged in their communities

  The success of CPN’s own Child Development Center is a testament to the emphasis that communities place on the importance of childhood education. As tribal […]