December 28, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: December 27, 2015 – January 4, 2016

This week’s featured items of the week are hand-made turtle shakers, or turtle rattles, commonly used in ceremonies and powwows to accompany drummers and dancing competitions. […]
December 23, 2015

2016 looks to be a banner year for Citizen Potawatomi Nation

After a slower pace of construction in 2015, the new year looks to be as bright as ever at Citizen Potawatomi Nation as projects large and […]
December 23, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: The first Potawatomi Leadership Class of 2003

Though not as way back as some of our other posts, we wanted to look back at the group that started it all, the 2003 Potawatomi […]
December 22, 2015

CPN-American Red Cross shelter program plants seeds for security during storm season

In May 2013, a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through parts of Oklahoma leaving behind paths of destruction in their wake. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation was […]
December 18, 2015

FireLake Discount Foods takes the cake in national contest

FireLake Discount Foods was awarded $2,500 for its third place finish in a national display contest. The contest was created by Café Valley, nationwide bakery distributor […]
December 18, 2015

Autumn at the CPN Community Garden

After a wet summer and three different floods to the grounds at the Eagle Aviary, the CPN Community Garden is now fully back to normal production. […]
December 17, 2015

Language with Justin: December 2015

Mno gishget Jesos ga nigit mine mno weponget.(Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the CPN Language Department). As always, it gets kind of busy around […]
December 17, 2015

Book offers glimpse at “Gathering the Potawatomi Nations”

Author Christopher Wetzel knows a lot about the Potawatomi Gathering of Nations. Attending 12 of the last 13 Gatherings, including three Family Reunion Festivals in Shawnee, […]
December 16, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: Mary Anderson Bourbonnais

A recent acquisition that was graciously donated by the Pottawatomie County Museum and Historical Society is a small photograph measuring 2.5” x 4” known as a […]