February 18, 2016

Freeman named to board of the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma

In recent years the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation has provided funding, guidance and support for a number of Native American business owners around the country. […]
February 17, 2016

Way Back Wednesday: A 1982 guide to tracing your Indian ancestry

For the March 2016 Hownikan, we’re working on an article on the best practices in gathering your family information to help build a Potawatomi family tree. […]
February 17, 2016

CPN to start refuge for Monarch butterflies

For the past 20 years, environmental organizations have fought to keep the Monarch butterfly from going extinct. The iconic butterfly has experienced a significant population loss, […]
February 15, 2016

A League of Their Own signups underway

Registration for “A League of Their Own” are being taken now. There is a special registration form for the league outside of the typical summer league […]
February 15, 2016

Bethel STEM Club tackles earthquake challenge

A small group of high school students who have already won $10,000 for solving an environmental challenge within the community is shaking things up by tackling […]
February 15, 2016

Language with Justin: February 2016

Lots of exciting things are going on with the language department. On Wed., Feb. 24 we will be hosting our third annual Winter Storytelling Festival at […]
February 11, 2016

Growing up hungry: food insecurity’s impact on mental health

Keep the commodity cheese away from Fawn White, thanks. “I hate commod cheese,” she said. “I despise it when I hear people say, ‘Oh, I love […]
February 10, 2016

Way Back Wednesday – This month thirty years ago

This week for Way Back Wednesday we take a look back at what made the front page of the Hownikan thirty years ago this month.
February 10, 2016

Headdresses not traditional for Potawatomi

The resurgence in positive portrayals of Native American culture has come with unforeseen consequences in recent decades. A drive for purity – specifically in terms of […]