March 4, 2013

CPN Legislature Update

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s legislative and executive branches participated in the latest meeting of the tribal legislature on February 28, 2013.  One major ordinance passed without opposition […]
March 1, 2013

Mark McBride, CPN member, begins his first legislative session as state representative

Hoping to see a greater representation of the views of his home district’s constituents, Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Mark McBride decided to run for the state […]
March 1, 2013

Wesselhoft continues tradition of CPN leaders in the State Legislature

An ordained Southern Baptist minister who spent nearly two decades as a U.S. Army Chaplain, Representative Paul Wesselhoft (R) is one of three members of the […]
February 28, 2013

Family Festival set for June 28-30

Each year at the Family Reunion Festival, Citizen Potawatomi Nation honors several of the founding families. Those being honored at the 2013 Family Reunion Festival are […]
February 27, 2013

Health care reform and the impact on the Citizen Potawatomi Nation

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010, was designed to reform and expand health insurance coverage for all Americans. With nearly […]
February 26, 2013

CPN water plan an example for Oklahoma tribes

A delegation from the Osage Nation recently visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation headquarters in Shawnee to discuss their preparations for a water resource plan. CPN’s experience in […]
February 25, 2013

CPN Veterans’ Color Guard opens Senior Day at OK Statehouse

In front of a full House chamber, the CPN Veterans’ Organization Color Guard opened Senior Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol on February 25. The five […]
February 22, 2013

Some incumbents run unopposed in 2013 election

Citizen Potawatomi Nation voters will vote for Legislators in District 2 and in District 4 on June 29, 2013. Legislative District 1 incumbent Roy Slavin, District […]
February 21, 2013

Diplomatic security a new responsibility for the CPN Police Department

When one thinks of the responsibilities of the CPN Police Department, diplomatic security would not be near the top of the list. But with the tribe’s […]