Key to improving Native men’s mental health lies in community, culture

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.

Educational curriculum for kindergarten through 12th grade

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.

CPN updates dilapidated sign at Tecumseh park

The Tribe replaced a dilapidated wooden sign with CPN tribal member and former Tecumseh City Manager Charles Martin’s name on it. The city park it stood in was named after him.

Keeping kids safe from abuse online

Increased online presence that comes with new learning norms may put our children at a greater risk of online predators. It’s vital that parents, caregivers and educators know how to recognize the signs of abuse online and how to prevent it.

Hownikan Podcast: May 2021

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss an award recently granted to the Tribe’s community development financial institution, hear from a Nashville musician who was discovered by Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and learn some tips and tricks for self-care.

Physical copy of foundational document kept from Citizen Potawatomi Nation

The Potawatomi census book of 1862 remains a vital foundational document for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. The artifact documents the Nation’s beginning, and members and staff of CPN have spent almost 15 years attempting to gain custody from the St. Marys, Kansas, historical society.

Cultural Heritage Center expands offerings through new website

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center’s revamped website features six state-of-the-art components that help connect Citizen Potawatomi to their heritage, including an online encyclopedia, family manuscripts, archives and genealogical research platform.

CPN distributes 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine dose

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation recently celebrated an important milestone in the fight against COVID-19. The tribe administered its 10,000th dose of the vaccine Friday, March 26.