September 30 is International Podcast Day, established in 2015 to celebrate the power of podcasts to tell stories and connect listeners around the world. Hownikan Podcast host and producer Paige Willett shares what it takes to produce a podcast, and what inspires her about podcasting.
The team behind the Hownikan consists of Tribal members and non-Citizen Potawatomi — some former journalists, others from different professional backgrounds. In recent years, CPN’s newspaper and its ancillary content have won numerous awards at state and national competitions.
Amongst many others who worked for the Nation before and after the landmark 1975 Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Tribal elder Beverly Hughes witnessed the changes firsthand. Elected Secretary-Treasurer in 1970, she served on the five-person Business Council, then the Tribe’s governing body.
The Native American Journalists Association is dedicated to supporting Native American journalism and held their annual awards ceremony for excellence in reporting in Indian Country. In the category of tribal publications with more than 10,000 readers, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal newspaper the Hownikan brought home four awards. More than 700 awards entries were received. The Read More »
For the March 2016 Hownikan, we’re working on an article on the best practices in gathering your family information to help build a Potawatomi family tree. Looking back on this Way Back Wednesday though, that’s a common topic that seems to span generations. Take a look at this article from the 1982 edition of the Read More »
The Native American Journalists Association is dedicated to supporting Native American journalism and held their annual awards ceremony for excellence in reporting in IndianCountry. In the category of tribal publications with more than 8,000 readers, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Tribal newspaper, the Hownikan, brought home seven awards. Communications Coordinator Bo Apitz submitted several entries for Read More »