This episode discusses the health and cultural importance of strawberries, and shines a light on the new Potawatomi Fire dance teams. We also talk with a Tribal member and leader who recently became director of CPN’s Workforce Development and Social Services Department.
This episode focuses on Behavioral Health Awareness Month and the societal stigma of having behavioral health issues. We also meet the only Citizen Potawatomi Nation member serving in the Oklahoma legislature and hear about a study on tribal economic impact in Oklahoma.
This episode visits the CPN professional basketball team’s first home game, discusses Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a victim’s advocate and talks with an apparel designer and CPN employee about Native fashion.
Professional basketball is coming to Shawnee in 2022 with the debut of the Potawatomi Fire. The team, owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and a member of The Basketball League, will play at FireLake Arena.
Outlaw country artist Hank Williams Jr. visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation July 19, 2019, bringing thousands of fans to FireLake Arena. His performance marks the largest event ever hosted at the facility.
Since opening in 2014, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s largest entertainment venue, FireLake Arena, has hosted a wide array of trade shows, school events and concerts, including ZZ Top, Brett Eldredge and Lee Brice. Helping further develop the arena’s event and concert roster in recent months is FireLake Arena event manager and talent buyer Jason Fowler. Fowler Read More »
Three minutes of exercise doesn’t sound like a long time, but when factoring in an “exercise partner” who is trying to inflict physical pain and damage on you, that perspective changes. Jeremy Gregson only trained for two months before his first ever fight and is the first tribal member to do so at FireLake Read More »
After hosting two successful Summer Swing events, the Professional Bowlers Association is once again headed to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. On Feb. 7, Super Bowl Sunday, ESPN will broadcast the finals of the FireLake-PBA Tournament of Champions live from FireLake Arena. “FireLake is without question one of the PBA’s best hosts,” said PBA Commissioner Tom Read More »
After a slower pace of construction in 2015, the new year looks to be as bright as ever at Citizen Potawatomi Nation as projects large and small are set to be complete. At FireLake Golf Course, the rehab of the back nine holes begins in January. Much of the infrastructure at FireLake – including irrigation, Read More »
Tribal emergency management teams from across Oklahoma made their way to FireLake Arena in early June for the eighth annual Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition Summit. Founded in 2004, ITEMC is a collaboration of emergency management professionals from 22 Oklahoma tribes who address local, state and national hazard preparedness. In addition to tribal emergency management personnel, Read More »