CPN distributes 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine dose

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation recently celebrated an important milestone in the fight against COVID-19. The tribe administered its 10,000th dose of the vaccine Friday, March 26.

CPN oversees ITEMC donation distribution

The Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition recently received a generous donation of more than 60,000 masks and 26,500 face shields to assist Native Nations across Oklahoma during the coronavirus pandemic.

Zientek leads tribal emergency response experts in talks with FEMA

In 2004, CPN Public Safety Director Tim Zientek met with fellow emergency management personnel from Oklahoma’s other Native American tribes. It was a time of coinciding circumstances for many Oklahoma tribes, as tribal governments began to develop emergency response services of their own. Long reliant on outside entities like local, state and federal authorities in Read More »

Citizen Potawatomi Nation provides water to town of Konawa

Konawa, Okla. has been especially hard hit by the Oklahoma drought in recent years. Like many rural municipalities across the state, aging utility infrastructure combined with environmental issues have left the small Seminole County town without water on several occasions in the past two years.  With the wells that feed the town’s water supplies running Read More »

Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers helping hand all year round

  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 »