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.
Professor Andrew Jenks’s experience at CPN headquarters motivated him to analyze Native American traditions and teachings and incorporate the lessons into his lectures.
Through a generous donation from the United States Social Security Administration, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education received a limited number of desktop computer sets to be granted to current students.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation once again recognizes those students who have fulfilled their academic requirements and walked across the stage as graduates from their respective educational institutions.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney was inspired to start a nonprofit to supply Native American students with menstrual hygiene products at school to keep them in class while on their period.
Submitted by Jennifer Dye Crossroads Academy – Central Street focuses on producing culturally literate scholars from its diverse student body by looking at every aspect of a child’s education through an equity lens and working hard to create an anti-racist school staff and community. This means examining school curriculum, particularly social studies, through different perspectives. Read More »
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 »
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 »
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation provides assistance to communities throughout Oklahoma in a number of areas, including emergency response for natural disasters, general labor for businesses, charitable organizations and communities in need. “When it comes to helping our fellow communities, we are always happy to help when someone asks us for help. We think our Read More »