September 6, 2019

Mortgage Buy-Down Program offers home purchase opportunities inside Tribal jurisdiction

The CPN Housing Department believes they have found a way to assist low-income Native American households with high creditworthiness in the CPN jurisdiction with the purchase of a home.
September 5, 2019

OIGA offers rebuttal to Stitt’s stance on compacts

Speaking before a full house at a July 24 panel on the state of Oklahoma’s tribal casinos, Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association officials reiterated their support for the current compact and its benefits for the state’s 31 gaming tribes.
September 4, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosts lacrosse event at OBU on Sept. 22

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is set to host a lacrosse exhibition at Oklahoma Baptist University’s Lacrosse Complex. All local youth interested in taking up North America’s original sport are invited to attend the Lacrosse Exhibition Day on Sunday, Sept. 22.
August 30, 2019

Tribal sales tax raises more than $52k for Pottawatomie County schools

Under the direction of CPN Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett and support from the CPN Tribal Legislature, the Nation contributed funds to public school systems from sales tax receipts at Tribal enterprises.
August 29, 2019

Summertime at the CPN Aviary

Summer is the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary’s busiest season. It includes the Family Reunion Festival, the Potawatomi Leadership Program, summer camp tours as well as eagle feather molting. The heat and severe weather also require staff to take extra precautions.
August 28, 2019

News around Potawatomi country

Take a look at what's happening at Potawatomi tribes in Kansas, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.
August 28, 2019

Census 2020: Why and how to be counted as a Native American

The government determines how to distribute millions of federal dollars to programs, grants and Native American tribes using census data. Filling out the form truthfully and accurately remains one of the best ways to ensure CPN remains a vibrant and essential part of the broader community.
August 27, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center staff seek to protect Potawatomi history and culture

Tohono O’odham Nation citizen Tracy Wind conserves Native American history for future generations through her career in the museum field. She joined Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as an assistant Tribal Historic Preservation Officer fall 2017.
August 26, 2019

Completing the Circle

Completing the Circle is a yearly event, planned by tribes and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, aiming to reconnect Oklahoma’s Native American foster children to their tribe, culture and heritage.