CPCDC forges ties at 2018 American Indian summit

By Felecia Freeman, Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation Commercial Loan Officer The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma held their annual business summit, The Gathering 2018, at the Choctaw Casino & Resort in early October. The group’s mission is to advocate, educate and connect the Native American business community to advance economic opportunities throughout Read More »

Arredondo selected for American Indian Chamber of Commerce

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma recently announced Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and employee Linda Arredondo as a member of its 2018 Leadership Native Oklahoma class. Arredondo is a descendant of the Young and Vieux families. Her great-great-grandfather George L. Young Sr. became the sixth representative on the original Business Committee recognized Read More »

Wanette Schools go wireless with CPN Information Technology Department

Amongst the many communities established inside the historical jurisdiction of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation was the small town of Wanette. Many residents are CPN Tribal members or members of other federallyrecognized tribes, while 47 percent of Wanette Public Schools students are of Native American descent. Located in a somewhat remote portion of southern Pottawatomie County, Read More »

Tribal member Linda Arredondo joins I.T. Dept

Linda Arredondo. As an employer of more than 2,200, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s government and commercial enterprises require the latest quality of technological offerings across its wide array of services. Few companies in the private sector have experienced growth like CPN, meaning a small team of information technology professionals work tirelessly to keep digital systems online Read More »