Potawatomi Leadership Program Class of 2023

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation welcomes seven students pursuing higher education to the Tribal grounds for six weeks for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. Meet the class of 2023.

Sovereign Bank leader selected as Oklahoma Bankers Association Chairman

Sovereign Bank President and CEO Bryan Cain now represents Citizen Potawatomi Nation and bankers across the state as the Oklahoma Bankers Association Chairman. He accepted the position at the annual OBA convention on May 10, 2023, as part of the association’s awards ceremony at the Embassy Suites in Norman. Cain’s appointment is the second time the head of the Nation’s bank has also served as OBA chairman.

Veterans Report: July 2023

The July 2023 Veterans Report highlights vision benefits for veterans, tobacco use treatment resources and the upcoming CPN Veterans Organization meeting on July 25.

2023 Election Results

Results for 2023 Citizen Potawatomi Nation elections in Districts 10, 11 and 13, as well as approval of the Tribal budget.

CPN sponsors Native American wellness event

The Native American Fitness Council held a conference at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort so participants could receive certifications in medical conditions and exercise. FireLake Wellness Center employees attended the conference and received certification and FLWC looks forward to future partnerships with NAFC.

Behavioral Health, House of Hope reflect on PTSD

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder can be caused by a wide range of events, including natural disasters, combat, bullying, accidents and historical trauma. The Native population in the U.S. suffers the highest rates of PTSD, along with Latino and African American populations. CPN Behavioral Health Services and House of Hope offer a number of resources for those experiencing PTSD.

Dedicated employees keep Nation running smoothly

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s extensive network of governmental, cultural and financial departments as well as its enterprises and services are made possible by the dedicated work of over 2,000 employees. The Hownikan spoke with four of these employees about what it takes to keep the Nation running smoothly and what it means to work for the Tribe.

Language update: June 2023

This month’s language update highlights the summer apprentice program, Family Reunion Festival and more.