Hownikan recognized by Native American Journalist Association

The Native American Journalists Association is dedicated to supporting Native American journalism and held their annual awards ceremony for excellence in reporting in Indian Country. In the category of tribal publications with more than 10,000 readers, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal newspaper the Hownikan brought home four awards. More than 700 awards entries were received. The Read More »

Red Cross of Oklahoma Awards $6.5 Million in Grants for Storm Shelters

  The American Red Cross is awarding $6.5 million in new grants to communities in Oklahoma to help homeowners affected by last May’s tornadoes install new storm shelters. Today’s announcement brings the total amount awarded by the Red Cross for storm shelters to $10.3 million for affected Oklahoma areas, which should support installation of as Read More »

House of Hope awards Bethel students for art contest

House of Hope Prevention Coordinator, Amanda Chapman, makes sure that the CPN domestic violence program is being brought forth to the community. One way Chapman raises awareness for the program is through a once a semester lecture on student dating violence to teens at Bethel High School. Chapman educates teens about dating violence through the Read More »

Potawatomi Success Stories – March 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation members have had many accomplishments and earned distinctions in academic, athletic and artistic fields over the past few months. Here are just a few of their success stories. Tecumseh, Okla. High School alum Junior Lowden, a Curly-family member, was inducted into the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Athletics Hall of Fame in January Read More »