November 3, 2015

Potawatomi and Indigenous peoples take the lead in addressing climate change

Climate change is the idea that the gradual warming in the average temperature of the earth will motivate impacts such as sea level rise, severe droughts, […]
November 3, 2015

Q&A with Robin Wall Kimmerer, Ph.D.

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry professor Robin Wall Kimmerer, Ph.D. is a leading indigenous environmental scientist and writer in indigenous studies and environmental science […]
November 3, 2015

CPCDC secures largest amount of funding in more than 10 years

The Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation was one of seven community development financial institutions to close on a multi-party bond totaling $127 million. On its own, […]
November 2, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: November 2 – November 8, 2015

With temperatures dropping, now’s as good a time as ever to get some clothing that keeps you ready for a tribal gathering while staying warm. Those […]
November 1, 2015

CPN Legislative update: November 2015

On September 24, 2015 the CPN Tribal Legislature convened its meeting; all 16 members were in attendance. The 2016 fiscal year Tribal budgets were approved with […]
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 […]