Mdamen program prepares for 2023 session

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education is accepting applications for the second session of Mdamen, the Tribe’s new leadership program that helps participants establish and maintain a strong connection to their Potawatomi heritage. The application period opened on October 1 and closes November 15.

Tribal member honored through memorial scholarship

Citizen Potawatomi Nation veterans have a legacy of service to their country and Tribe. For Michael John Kennedy, his giving spirit lives on even after his passing in late May 2021 through a newly formed memorial scholarship.

Education update

By Tesia Zientek, Director of CPN Department of Education Last fall, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education hosted its first annual Wzhitawen (Potawatomi for S/He Prepares) Native American College & Career Fair. With more than 30 universities, technical schools and tribal education departments attending from all over the United States, dozens of students and Read More »

Education update

Submitted by Tesia Zientek, CPN Department of Education It was a pleasure for the CPN Department of Education to meet so many students and families over Family Reunion Festival weekend. We speak with so many people over the phone or via email that it is always wonderful to put names with faces. We feel confident Read More »

Wzhitawen participants visit Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Submitted by Joshua Bullock, College Adviser, CPN Department of Education The Wzhitawen program offers college and career readiness to Native American students in four southern Pottawatomie County schools: Asher, Macomb, Maud and Wanette. Each year, one eighth-grade class is added to our four-year program. Presently, Channing Seikel and Joshua Bullock with Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Department Read More »