Traditional methods include planting one to two cash crops per year, but CPN benefits economically from the year-round production provided through cover crops.
The question of whether the Oklahoma Model Gaming Compacts auto-renewed on Jan. 1, 2020, may be decided soon by U.S. Western District Court Chief Judge Timothy DeGiusti.
Following overwhelming bi-partisan support from both houses of Congress, the 2020 United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement provisions will update areas that the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement lacked.
Stealth bomber pilot and flight instructor Zack Ziegler flew 1,000 feet over the crowds at the Rose Bowl Parade and football game on Jan. 1, 2020. Only a few pilots are chosen for the honor each year.
CPN and the Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners reach agreement over longtime discussions of Mission Hill property ownership.
According to Potawatomi heritage, eagles are a sacred and important animal. They are prayer warriors who carry prayers up to the Creator. But what happens when an eagle can no longer fly? Mskwabimesh (Red Willow) is a five-year-old amputee residing at Citizen Potawatomi Nations’ Eagle Aviary in Shawnee, Oklahoma. As an eaglet, the bird likely Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Language Department has a small but dedicated staff of teachers who over the years have sought out new and technologically friendly ways of bringing the Potawatomi language to members. The fact remains that with headquarters in Oklahoma, many Citizen Potawatomi found themselves struggling to learn the language of their ancestors. However, through Read More »
Exciting things are happening across Indian Country, from new business ventures to government contracts, U.S. Department of Agriculture funding for community projects and other opportunities for Native American entrepreneurs. One venture recently opened in Shawnee, Oklahoma is Peltier Mobile Auto Detail Service. We caught up with owner Tracy Peltier earlier this month for an interview Read More »
By day, she works at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center as production assistant, but by night, she makes a name for herself in the fashion world. Native American apparel designer Leslie Deer has been building her fashion line for 20 years, applying traditional Muscogee designs in her contemporary womenswear collections. “My mother was Read More »
When longtime Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett discusses his tenure at the tribe, first as tribal administrator and then as tribal chairman, he often mentions the decrepit state of the Nation’s finances when he began working at the tribe in the 1980s. Appointed as tribal administrator in 1983, he came to work to find a Read More »