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 […]
July 5, 2016

Gordon Cooper Drive improved with help from tribal, state and local partners

Drivers heading down one of Pottawatomie County’s major thoroughfares will no longer have to worry about pothole and construction slowdowns after a successful tribal-state-local partnership to widen South Gordon Cooper Drive on the […]
July 4, 2016

Understanding the ABCs of Medicare

Medicare A, B, C, D, what does it mean? Medicare A is given to you at no cost if you or your spouse paid sufficient Medicare payroll taxes while […]
July 1, 2016

State of Oklahoma files suit against Rural Water District 3

Update: On June 30, 2016 a judge granted Rural Water District 3’s motion to dismiss, but gave the State of Oklahoma 20 days to amend its […]
June 29, 2016

Federal, state and tribal partnerships rebuild monarch habitats in Oklahoma

The state’s monarch butterflies have several new partners working for their benefit as seven Native American tribes, the Euchee Butterfly Farm and the University of Kansas’ Monarch Watch work to restore […]
June 28, 2016

Tribe offers access to storm shelters through CPCDC and federal loan financing

In May 2013, a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through parts of Oklahoma, leaving areas of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal jurisdiction devastated. A mobile home park approximately one mile south of […]
June 27, 2016

CPN Higher Education student earns perfect score on ACT

Out of the millions of test-takers nationwide, fewer than seven-hundredths of a percent (0.07 percent) of students who take the ACT receive a perfect score. One local Oklahoma student who attended […]