All-state athlete Trevor Martin has impressive arm as a right-handed pitcher, and his performance throughout high school gained the attention of several schools, including Oklahoma State University.
The Oklahoma Tribal Financial Consortium came from a simple idea created by multiple tribal finance directors and the sheer willpower of the organization’s president, founder and CEO Victor Flores. The Absentee Shawnee Tribe frequently sent him out of state to attend workshops during his first year as its chief financial officer because few educational opportunities Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s enterprise, First National Bank & Trust Co. (FNB), is pleased to announce its President Larry Briggs was inducted into the 50-Year Club at the Oklahoma Bankers Association’s 2018 Leadership Forum and Annual Convention for his five decades of banking industry service. Briggs, who joined FNB in 1994, was also honored with the Read More »
Oklahoma City-based Crowe and Dunlevy has developed a reputation as one of the leading Indian law and gaming firms in the country. Its partners and associates are often foundin courtrooms across the country, working for and with tribes on issues across the legal spectrum. The firm recently added a Citizen Potawatomi Nation member, Jennifer N. Read More »
In the heart of Cowboy country, tribal sovereignty has a new home at the Oklahoma State University Center for Sovereign Nations. Initially funded through a partnership between OSU and the Chickasaw Nation, it will be a home for Native American students and those wanting to learn more about the role of Indian Nations in Oklahoma. Read More »
In the second of this two part series, Oklahoma State University’s Kay Porter, a Bertrand family descendent, describes the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation’s upcoming symposium, “Mentoring Students for International Success” as well as internship opportunities available to Native American college students in the STEM fields. OK-LSAMP, housed in OSU’s Division of Institutional Read More »
This is the first in a two part series on the OK-LSAMP program at Oklahoma State University. To read the second part of this series, please click here. Though generally muddled by talking points from both sides of the political spectrum, the focus on education in the U.S. continues to be both a vital political Read More »