September 19, 2018

Potawatomi vs. the Wild West

Prior to statehood, Oklahoma served as a haven for many legendary fugitives. Cattle thefts, bank robberies and murders happened frequently, and stories passed down connect several […]
September 18, 2018

2018 PLP participants discover CPN

Every year, the Tribe selects 10 students from across the country for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. The PLP, recognized by the Harvard Project on American Indian […]
September 18, 2018

Language update

By Justin Neely, Director of the CPN Language Department Jeshek neyap ngi-byamen ode bodewadmi mawjeshnowen. Manek bmadzejek gi zhyek ode zheshmowen mawjeshnowen. Gi kedwik neyew wak […]
September 17, 2018

Carrying a few extra pounds still means carrying a few extra health risks

Submitted by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated data suggesting that obesity rates — defined as having a bodyweight […]
September 14, 2018

Preserving culture through art

“I’ve always loved art, and at an early age loved to draw and use markers,” Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Stuart Sampson told the Hownikan over coffee […]
September 13, 2018

2018 Commemorative Trail of Death Caravan

In late summer 1838 near Twin Lakes, Indiana, U.S. General John Tipton called a meeting with the Potawatomi around Chief Menominee’s village. Menominee refused to give […]
September 12, 2018

High-tech in Tecumseh, Nations Laboratory Services brings new technology to Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Nations Laboratory Services, LLC recently opened a new location in Tecumseh, Oklahoma, under the commercial lease regulations of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. NLS is a moderate […]
September 11, 2018

Credit death by student loans

By TaRena Reece CPDCD Marketing Manager Zack Friedman, a Forbes contributor, recently reported that student loan debt in the U.S. is a 1.5 trillion dollar crisis. […]
September 10, 2018

Annual Potawatomi Gathering honors Nishnabek Ntewmen (Who We Are)

The 2018 Potawatomi Gathering, held July 30 through Aug. 5 at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas, brought more than 2,300 Potawatomi together from […]