July 14, 2016

FireLodge tribal youth update: July 2016

July is going to be a very busy month at the PLACE. Students who are participating in the GET Native Program will be attending several classes which teach them how […]
July 14, 2016

Microenterprise loans assist Native entrepreneurs

According to the World Bank, there are an estimated 2.5 billion adults across the globe who are excluded from formal financial institutions. Roughly three quarters of […]
July 13, 2016

CPN welcomes all for Potawatomi Gathering 2016

Each year, tribal members from across the country travel to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal home near Shawnee, Oklahoma to celebrate the Family Reunion Festival. The Festival, held annually during the […]
July 12, 2016

Potawatomi education update: July 2016

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education strives to help tribal members identify and achieve their educational goals, no matter their age or location. We encourage students by meeting them where they […]
July 11, 2016

Pochedley accepted into award program recognizing tribal youth

Lakota Pochedley, a Slavin family descendent, Potawatomi Leadership alumna and an employee of the CPN Cultural Heritage Center, has recently been recognized by UNITY Inc. in the organization’s ’25 Under 25’ awards. […]
July 10, 2016

Potawatomi children in need of foster parents

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Indian Child Welfare Department knows first-hand that circumstances sometimes require a child be temporarily or permanently removed from a situation. When the unthinkable happens, the CPN ICW […]
July 8, 2016

Language with Justin: July 2016

By the time this edition of the newspaper arrives, it should be Apte nibne gises – July. This literally means “halfway through summer months.” At the end of July the tribe […]
July 7, 2016

Native graffiti artist incorporates CPN-inspired portraits into OKC mural

Although it ranks fourth highest in population of Native Americans, Native American cultures and art isn’t quite as noticeable in Oklahoma City as places like Albuquerque and Phoenix. Local artist Steven Grounds […]
July 6, 2016

Meet the Potawatomi Leadership Program class of 2016

Ten tribal members have moved into the Sharp House near the CPN powwow grounds to begin the Potawatomi Leadership Program. PLP is a six-week leadership and education […]