Kind Collections owner finds confidence through CPCDC

Hannah Muller is a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the thoughtful owner of Kind Collections. Through the support of the CPCDC, Muller recently expanded her embroidery business into a steady income for her and her husband.

Tribal member selected for international engineering program

A Tribal citizen studied engineering in Europe this summer after he was chosen for one of the most competitive and prestigious engineering internships in the country. Jake Biddy, a sophomore at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, was selected for the International Research Experiences for Students Project offered through Texas A&M University. He is hopeful his internship will influence other Native American engineering students to pursue the opportunity.

Colorado Realtor® brings Indigenous perspective to industry

In the fast-paced world of real estate, Tribal member Crissy Rumford has made her mark. But she is now embracing a new chance to increase the visibility of Native Americans in the industry and become a resource for Tribal members entering the field.

Potawatomi student helps lead state agriculture group

Navarre family descendant Carson Capps just completed his term as a state officer with the Oklahoma FFA. As one of eight state officers, he represented the interests of more than 28,000 FFA members across the state. He values the leadership opportunities, career possibilities and support system he has found through the FFA.

Physician visits Mt. Everest, leaves a piece of CPN history behind

Potawatomi physician Dr. Thomas Lewis and his wife, Dr. Stephanie Lewis, recently climbed to the Mt. Everest base camp in Nepal, leaving a CPN flag at the highest settlement in the world and coming away with a new sense of connection to their heritage.

Combs descendant wins Oklahoma public school art award

Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and Piedmont High School junior Shelby Grove was awarded a 2022 State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence in Visual Arts for her work, “Tools,” which showcases her skills in shading and expresses her experience of change during the coronavirus pandemic.

Philosophy inspires exploration, new ideas and curriculum

Tribal member Preston Stovall, Ph.D., specializes in metaphysics, the philosophy of the mind, and the philosophy of language. He currently teaches at University of Hradec Králové and lives in the Czech Republic.