Kiowa artist Burt Patadal has made many ceramic pieces throughout the last 30 years. Patadal also serves as the re-entry and diversionary lead counselor for the CPN Workforce Development & Social Services’ Tribal Re-entry Program.
Burt Patadal coordinates Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Tribal Re-entry Program. Launched five years ago with the support of a U.S. Department of Justice grant, it is unique in that it’s available to members of federally recognized tribes located within the program’s service area. “My program is about getting people to be self-sufficient, and my program is Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 10 Legislator David Barrett and longtime Intensive Services Employment Counselor and CPN Reintegration Program coordinator Burt Patadal are two of this year’s 50 AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honorees. AARP celebrated 50 elders representing the state’s 39 tribal nations at its ninth annual awards, presented Oct. 3 at the National Cowboy and Read More »