Tribal member Cheyenne Branscum created the Geo Team program in 2018, which encourages minority students often not exposed to STEM subjects as academic focal points to lead independent research projects in one of the areas.
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Public Relations Director Kate Anderson relies on her ancestral, Citizen Potawatomi Nation traditions to educate the public on the Agua Caliente people past and present.
Beaubien descendant Kaitlyn Precure’s internship with Citizen Potawatomi Nation focused on potential funding opportunities to expand the CPN Cultural Heritage Center’s programming.
“One thing I’ve come to realize is that until we start teaching Indigenous histories in the classroom, American newsrooms will continue to misunderstand us.”
CPN WIC and health facilities provide children’s books to all patients and visitors under the age of 4 thanks to a large donation by the Pioneer Library Foundation.
Texas educator and Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Stacy Venson’s professional mission emphasizes supporting students with disabilities as well as their parents and guardians. An Oklahoma native, born in Lawton and raised in Eufaula, she is proud of her accomplishments within the Texas education system. Venson credits the support of former teachers, co-workers, family, mentors Read More »
The June 2019 CPN Language Department update discusses the upcoming Potawatomi digital dictionary, language classes and offering Potawatomi in public schools.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosted its first Graduation Celebration at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. The CPN Department of Education invited students graduating from high school, undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs across the country.
College freshman and Tribal member Joey Otey studies human resource management at Wichita State University and participates in the student-led consulting agency Barton International Group, helping him quickly find his place on campus.
A talented welder and engineering technology student, Tribal member Trey Biddy was asked by South Western Oklahoma State University instructors to join the school’s NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team.