Wzhitawen participants visit Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Submitted by Joshua Bullock, College Adviser, CPN Department of Education The Wzhitawen program offers college and career readiness to Native American students in four southern Pottawatomie County schools: Asher, Macomb, Maud and Wanette. Each year, one eighth-grade class is added to our four-year program. Presently, Channing Seikel and Joshua Bullock with Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Department Read More »

Local students learn to define their success

Between 2008 and 2018, Oklahoma decreased per-pupil educational funding by 28.2 percent, leading the United States in total percentage cuts to education. No other state slashed education budgets more than 20 percent. In fact, Oklahoma reduced funding by 12 percent more than Texas, which sits at second place. Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Education Department developed the Read More »