August 10, 2016

2016 Family Reunion Festival Photos

All photos from the 2016 Family Reunion Festival are available online at
August 9, 2016

Improved data management by Tyler Laudette furthers ICW mission to protect Potawatomi families

With approximately 141 children under their supervision, the staff of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Indian Child Welfare Department must keep up to date records for each individual child they oversee. Keeping […]
August 8, 2016

CPN education update: August 2016

The recently-established CPN Department of Education is fully staffed with a director, two college advisors and an internship coordinator. We have had the pleasure of speaking to over 100 tribal members […]
August 5, 2016

Exhibits take shape at heritage center

  More than two years after a broken City of Shawnee water pipe dumped thousands of gallons of water into the CPN Cultural Heritage Center, the new exhibits are coming […]
August 4, 2016

CPN legislative update: August 2016

Following the re-elections of representatives Paul Schmidlkofer and Paul Wesselhöft, the 2016-17 CPN Legislature met on June 27, 2016. Resolutions in support of several issues were fully supported, including the […]
August 3, 2016

CPN member shares love of dance and cheer

  Those who have attended tribal powwows have probably recognized the importance of dance in the Potawatomi culture. The tradition has been passed down for hundreds […]
August 2, 2016

PLP participants get insight into tribal life

By August 1, the Potawatomi Leadership Program students will be packing their bags and heading back to their hometowns after a six-week internship that taught them the ins and outs of […]
August 1, 2016

A growing family at the CPN eagle aviary

The CPN Eagle Aviary has a new resident: a tawny eagle chick, which is normally found in African countries. After two bald eagles – Kyla and Charlie – were unsuccessful […]
July 26, 2016

Tribe donates more than $27,000 to City of McLoud

Tribal leaders met with the City of McLoud to gift $27,000 of tribal sales taxes to the city from the operations at Quail Ridge Sporting Clays. Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” […]