District 1 Meeting

Tribal members are invited to a District 1 meeting in Chicago, IL, on Saturday, April 6, 2024.

District 1 & 4 Meeting

Join us for a discussion from CPN Chief District Judge Philip Lujan, who will describe how the CPN court system works and CPN Adult Protective Services Director Janet Draper, who will discuss her new program. Lunch will follow. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18 by calling 785-608-1982 or emailing jon.boursaw@potawatomi.org. Please indicate which day you plan to attend.

Meet new District 1 legislator

Alan Melot became Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s District 1 legislator in September 2021. He lives in Joplin, Missouri, with his wife Stephanie and works as a licensed clinical psychologist.

Tribal Legislator and elder Roy Slavin walks on

One of the eldest representatives on the Citizen Potawatomi Legislature, Kansas City, Missouri’s Roy Slavin has seen the vast changes Native Americans have gone through during the past century.

Field Museum brings Potawatomi home

The Field Museum in Chicago is home to nearly 300 Potawatomi artifacts in collections and on display as part of the museum’s Native American Hall.

District 1 – Roy Slavin: April 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), The first thing I need to mention is our District 1 and 4 joint meeting May 5 at Ararat Shrine Temple Restaurant, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City, Missouri. Hownikan editor Jennifer Bell is our guest speaker. This is a large meeting room with ample parking and excellent lunch facilities. Complementary lunch Read More »

District 1 – Roy Slavin

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), As I write this, my wife Julia and I are preparing for our trip to Washington, D.C., where we will attend our districts 1 and 2 joint meeting Nov. 11, Veterans Day. Veterans in attendance will be honored. My military career of “three years” began in 1950 just before the Korean Read More »

District 1 – Roy Slavin

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), The first thing I want to mention in this article is our upcoming Districts 1 and 2 fall feast and veterans celebration 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at Little Falls Presbyterian Church social hall, 6025 Little Falls Road, Arlington, Virginia. We will honor our veterans at the meeting. Please RSVP toll-free Read More »

District 1 – Roy Slavin

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), As I write this, my wife Julia and I are preparing for our trip to Canada for the Gathering of Nations. This year’s host nation is Bkejwanong, Walpole Island First Nation. For those of you who may not know, there are nine Potawatomi nations and each year one hosts the Gathering. Read More »