The Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma hosted the 35th Annual Sovereignty Symposium June 13 and 14 at the Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. As usual, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation played a significant role in the symposium that shines a light on the 39 tribes in Oklahoma and the legal and social issues they face. CPN Director of Planning and Economic Development Dr. Jim Collard moderated two panels on the first day of the event.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s new switch engine locomotive arrived in February, and the equipment brings with it opportunity for further economic growth and expansion at the Tribe’s Iron Horse Industrial Park. It features the Nation’s seal as well as the Tribal colors of red, white, yellow and black.
During this episode, we’ll hear tips and tricks for keeping family heirlooms safe, take a ride on an exciting new piece of equipment for CPN’s industrial park, and visit an exhibit highlighting Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
In January, several leaders from the Air Force Sustainment Center visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Eagle Aviary and toured the grounds of Iron Horse Industrial Park. AFSC Executive Director Dennis D’Angelo looks forward to forging a trusting relationship between two government and economic entities that creates a legacy.
As the global landscape of manufacturing shifts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park sits at the cutting edge of the new world economy. The 700-acre rail-anchored Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) industrial park is on Native American trust land located at the crossroads of United States freight and rail transport. As 2022 ends, Iron Horse staff are pleased to report active international shipment, a manufacturing tenant preparing to begin hiring and production in the new year and major developments in their transport infrastructure.
Director James C. Collard, Ph.D. earned the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) recognition after completing courses and meeting requirements issued by Canada’s Forum for International Trade Trading (FITT).
This episode includes a look at new international business prospects with CPN, a story of Thanksgiving donations from employees, a visit to a Tribal member’s boot-making workshop and a recipe for traditional corn pancakes.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Economic Development and Planning Director James Collard, Ph.D., encouraged Administrative Research Analyst Vedrana Milakovic to pursue a Customs Certification Specialist program, which she recently completed.
The first tenant at CPN’s Iron Horse Industrial Park is one step closer to moving product in and out of its foreign-trade zone after authorization of proposed production activity at Iron Horse FTZ 106 satellite site.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park offers significant cost-saving opportunities for those utilizing its Foreign-Trade Zone designation.