June 13, 2016

CPN Education update: June 2016

If you have received a tribal scholarship recently, I’m sure you are extremely grateful for the financial relief it provides. If you’re lucky, you might have encountered the band of devoted […]
June 10, 2016

Powwow the highlight of Festival for many Potawatomi

Often seen as the penultimate event of the CPN Family Reunion Festival, the Citizen Potawatomi Powwow draws participants and audience members alike to the dance arena after a long two […]
June 9, 2016

CPN construction update: June 2016

CPN’s progress on new construction and upgrades to existing facilities will be on full display at Festival 2016. From FireLake Wellness Center to FireLake Express Grocery’s newest location, the development of tribal […]
June 8, 2016

Language with Justin: June 2016

This year at Festival we will have two games of shishibe or Potawatomi Bingo. This was a hit last year so we are going to play games on Friday at […]
June 7, 2016

What to expect at the Cultural Heritage Center during Festival

The Cultural Heritage Center is one of tribal members’ favorite places to visit during Festival. Visitors will be in for a treat as they will see the many changes […]
June 6, 2016

Is this a great state or what?

If you live in Oklahoma, you have probably heard the tagline, “Is this a great state or what?” for the better part of 25 years thanks to News Channel 4’s […]
June 3, 2016

FireLodge tribal youth update: June 2016

Summertime is here and school is out, but the students participating in the PLACE program continue to learn skills and about Native American culture. This June, the tribal youth will learn […]
June 2, 2016

Byé bidgek Bodéwadmik gdewigwamem!

In the more than four decades since the first Potawatomi Intertribal Powwow took place, many a June headline have been written welcoming Citizen Potawatomi home to Shawnee. It has been written […]
May 31, 2016

Late June always a time for Citizen Potawatomi Powwow and Festival

Since 1972, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, or as it was known until 1996, the Citizen Band Potawatomi, have hosted a late-June celebration of Native American culture. The inception of what was […]