September 30, 2016

Alta Mae Sinor welcomes Chairman Barrett and Vice-Chairman Capps to 102nd birthday party

With more than 100 birthdays, one would imagine CPN elder Alta (Cargill) Sinor would have a hard time picking just one to call her favorite. Yet if you asked her […]
September 29, 2016

Jason Hawk earns degree with help from CPN Employment and Training

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Chairperson Aaron Payment made a statement to U.S. News and World Report in November concerning Native American graduation rates, “We have the worst of […]
September 28, 2016

Chairman Barrett honored at 2016 Trail of Courage Festival

Taking place in the original homelands of what is today known as the Citizen Potawatomi Nation; CPN Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett was one of the guests of honor at the […]
September 27, 2016

Tribal impact continues to help Oklahoma

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $513 million impact in Oklahoma during 2015. CPN directly supported 2,245 jobs and paid $82 million in wages and benefits. CPN indirectly supported thousands more […]
September 26, 2016

CPN Veterans report: September 2016

Bozho, The 2016 Gathering of Potawatomi Nations was a great success for the CPN veterans. We had approximately 80 attendees at our meeting of all tribal groups. Our Saturday morning meeting […]
September 22, 2016

Heritage center reconstruction moves forward with museum floor

Since Gathering of Potawatomi Nations, the employees at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center have focused on completing the museum floor. Curator and Archivist Blake Norton, CHC Director Kelli Mosteller, Ph.D., and […]
September 21, 2016

Tribal member Creed Humphrey ranked among top three lineman prospects in the U.S.

CPN members in Oklahoma have likely been reading about a Citizen Potawatomi in their local newspapers if they’re fans of high school and college football. Shawnee, Oklahoma’s Creed Humphrey made headlines […]
September 20, 2016

Tribal employment and training programs boosted after Senate action

The U.S. Senate accomplished something in late July that it doesn’t typically do. It unanimously passed legislation introduced by senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) that, if signed into law, […]
September 19, 2016

Tribal youth member participates in national Native pre-college program in Washington D.C.

I initially heard about the Native American Political Leadership Program’s INSPIRE Pre-College Summer Program during the summer between eighth and ninth grades. I applied the following summer, only to find out […]