Hownikan Podcast: January 2020

This episode introduces a CPN member who owns her own Native American architecture company, outlines the Nation’s new Adult Protective Services department and discusses home genealogical DNA testing kits that became popular in the last decade.

DNA testing, impacts across Indian Country

Home-based DNA tests have increased in popularity over the years. From 2017 to 2018, the total number of consumers who purchased DNA tests through genetic companies like and 23andMe grew from nearly 4.5 million to 12 million. An additional spotlight on DNA testing recently occurred when Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released her results in Read More »