March 28, 2017

‘Historic day’ as Chairman Barrett signs Iron Horse LLC agreement

With Vice-Chairman Linda Capps and Director of Economic Development and Planning James C. Collard Ph.D. standing alongside, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett signed what he termed “a historic piece […]
March 27, 2017

CPN Veterans report: March 2017

Bozho, There are a lot of changes going on this year with the CPN Veterans Organization. We have a new team leader for our Color Guard, Derek Skaggs. He was […]
March 24, 2017

Indiana University establishes First Nations Leadership Ambassadors Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — In an effort to strengthen the connection to and gain insight from the Native American community, Indiana University is establishing the […]
March 23, 2017

Ross Swimmer on tribal banks and the direction of Indian Country under Trump

While many Citizen Potawatomi know of the tribe’s ownership of a bank, First National Bank and Trust Co., few know that amongst its board of directors is an individual whose previous […]
March 22, 2017

A look into CPN ethnology collections

Bozho, I am excited to write my second installment regarding my position and duties at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as the Ethnology Collections Manager.  As discussed in […]
March 21, 2017

Monarch partnership: One year later

Last year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation partnered with six Oklahoma tribes, the Euchee Butterfly Farm and the University of Kansas Monarch Watch to reestablish monarch butterfly habitats on tribal lands in Oklahoma. They […]
March 20, 2017

Potawatomi language is difficult but important to learn

  There are fewer than 10 first-language Potawatomi speakers – people who learned Potawatomi first in the home and then learned English at another point in their life – and […]
March 17, 2017

FireLodge Rekindling 7 Generations Tribal Youth Program update: March 2017

  To start off this March, Citizen Potawatomi Nation has decided to merge the efforts of the CPN Cultural Heritage Center’s Rekindling 7 Generations cultural education program and FireLodge Tribal Youth’s Potawatomi […]
March 16, 2017

Ball Fields at FireLake launches new smartphone app

If it’s close to spring time in central Oklahoma that means that CPN-owned FireLake Ball Fields is back open for business. Because there are increasing numbers of teams, players, coaches and […]