CPN honored as education partner

Citizen Potawatomi Nation was honored this year as a Partner in Progress for its partnership with Gordon Cooper Technology Center on its GCTC Foundation Board, in developing a lineworker training program, and through donations to support GCTC students.

CPN donates hay for ranchers affected by fires

After fires in Texas and western Oklahoma burned more than one million acres in February and March, Citizen Potawatomi Nation stepped up to help some of those impacted by the fires.

CPN, local alliance make progress

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation has joined other area tribes to help reduce the number of Indigenous people who are experiencing homelessness. The Native Homeless Alliance hopes to cut the rate of Native Americans experiencing homelessness by 50 percent by July 2024.

Language fair continues to grow

The Sam Noble Museum’s Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair has received a grant to support future Indigenous language revitalization efforts in Oklahoma. The funds will help the museum increase the language fair’s visibility as well as provide additional creative opportunities.

Tescier family offers Potawatomi history to local museum

A discussion at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Family Reunion Festival has motivated members of the Tescier family to ensure that Potawatomi history is included in a Harrah, Oklahoma, historical society’s museum. The land for the town’s original site was donated by Tribal member Louis Navarre, who was first to arrive at his allotment in the 1870s.

Sanchez named Citizen of the Year

CPN Tribal member and employee Nicole Sanchez received a surprise leading up to the holidays as she was named Citizen of the Year by the Tecumseh (Oklahoma) Chamber of Commerce.

Community Baby Shower

Join Citizen Potawatomi Nation for a Community Baby Shower on March 19, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Grand Event Center. The event will offer refreshments, community resources, education, door prizes and more.