October 29, 2015

Tribal climate change plan moves forward with federal grant funds

In July 2014, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced that the Obama Administration would dedicate almost […]
October 29, 2015

Tribal independence increasingly a reality thanks to staff of CPN OSG office

For decades, tribes across the U.S. have made strides at securing economic independence from gaming revenues through the use of federal grant funding opportunities. At Citizen […]
October 28, 2015

Meet your legislator: District 12’s Paul Schmidlkofer

Though nine of the CPN Tribal Legislature’s 13 members are spread across the U.S. to represent the many Citizen Potawatomi living outside of Oklahoma, the state […]
October 28, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: 1983 Citizen Band Potawatomi Museum and Trading Post

A short jog down memory lane for a lot of Tribal members and employees in this week’s Way Back Wednesday post, with this photo we fished […]
October 28, 2015

CPN Veterans Report: October 2015

Bozho, An issue that is of primary concern in the U.S. at this time, other than the 2016 election, is the care of our country’s warriors. […]
October 26, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: October 26 – November 1, 2015

We’ve got some great hand crafted leather wallets and keychains as well as some Pendleton Woolen Mills items that fit in your back pocket on display […]
October 26, 2015

Hobby turns into career for CPN Director of Transportation Gary Smith

For longtime employees at CPN a constant topic of conversation is the family-like atmosphere the Tribe has created. Director of Transportation and longtime hot rod enthusiast, […]
October 23, 2015

Gun Lake Potawatomi elder and his family of black ash basket weavers

A 2009 documentary captures the story of Gun Lake Potawatomi Tribal member, Steve Pigeon and his family. The movie, “Black Ash Basketry: A Story of Cultural […]
October 22, 2015

A letter from the 2015 Gathering Potawatomi Princess

Bozho! I am the newly crowned Potawatomi Princess Dania Wahwasuck. I am granddaughter of Badger and Karen Wahwasuck. My Potawatomi name is Skepgon-ko-kwa and I am […]