Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Ron Striegel, owner of Firehawk Designs, received honorable mention with a one-of-a-kind sterling silver bracelet titled Shiprock at the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market’s juried competition.
The CPN Language Department has been keeping busy with many projects. They are continuing their work on a series of children’s books while teaching Monday-Thursday in the Child Development Center’s two facilities. They are also working on videos, potawatomidictoniary.com and more.
June is Men’s Health Month. Mental health often goes undiscussed but remains an essential part of holistic care and quality of life. Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Counselor Ray Tainpeah believes community and counseling lie as the keys to success when dealing with trauma.
The CPN Department of Education is developing a resource for teachers anywhere who would like to incorporate Potawatomi history into their classroom and aims to provide ready-made, vetted lesson plans for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Wanting to make her own regalia to dance at Family Reunion Festival, Tribal member Reva Wolf began sewing 10 years ago after taking an applique class at the Cultural Heritage Center.
CPN Legislator Jon Boursaw spearheaded efforts to create an exhibit, which features three interpretive signs. It stands at the entrance to Skyline Park at Burnett’s Mound, the site of Topeka’s highest point.
First National Bank & Trust, owned by Citizen Potawatomi Nation, announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MidWest Community Financial Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The First State Bank.
Tribal election chairman candidates for 2021 give their final statements prior to Election Day.
Tribal election District 1 candidates for 2021 give their final statements prior to Election Day.
When he joined the Navy, CPN member Tyler Vinson thought military service seemed like a viable option for building a skill set, traveling and gaining real-world experience.