The US Department of Interior’s Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development awarded $3 million as part of its Living Languages Grant Program. Eighteen tribes across the country received funding, including approximately $200,000 to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, which will extend its language learning resources.
The CPN Cultural Heritage Center recently received an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to update the CHC’s final two galleries and educate visitors on the Nation’s history since arriving in present-day Oklahoma.
First responders learned hard lessons in the aftermath of the May 19, 2013 tornado outbreak that damaged substantial portions of CPN’s jurisdiction. In the early stages of the rescue and recovery efforts around Bethel Acres, Okla., radio communications across the county quickly were overwhelmed. Emergency responders working in the afflicted areas received busy signals when Read More »
Progress on the long-planned Iron Horse Industrial Park continues, as the second phase of the project moves forward thanks in part to federal grant funds. The 2015 Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration grant will provide more than $1.2 million in additional funding. Citizen Potawatomi Nation will pay for initial costs associated with phase two Read More »