March 4, 2015

CPN disburses LIHEAP funds to keep the heat on

Oklahoma has experienced a mild winter compared to other portions of the United States. For those who have been in a house with a broken heater […]
March 4, 2015

The 1867 Potawatomi Treaty: Encroachment in Potawatomi land and the move to Indian Territory

By the end of the 1860s, most officials in the United States Office of Indian Affairs realized that their social experiment of assimilation through private land […]
March 2, 2015

American Red Cross and Citizen Potawatomi Nation partnering to provide storm shelters

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 jurisdictional […]
March 2, 2015

Eagle aviary calendars for sale

 The CPN Eagle Aviary has had several noteworthy moments in its few years in operation. Fortunately, many of those special moments have been documented by the […]
February 27, 2015

FireLodge Tribal Youth and P.L.A.C.E. keeping pace as 2015 rolls along

With the start of the New Year, the P.L.A.C.E. was jumping with excitement. Youth began putting together their Seabots with the help of members from the […]
February 26, 2015

WIC program acquires van for mobile clinic

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Women, Infant, Children program recently acquired a new van to be used as a mobile clinic for clients unable to reach its […]
February 24, 2015

CPN Veterans Report: February 2015

Bozho, On 28 December 2014 the CPN Veterans Organization lost another valued member and former commander, Joe David Melott, walked on. He will be greatly missed […]
February 24, 2015

Tribal Roads Department fills gaps in municipal, county, and state services

Gordon Cooper Drive, named after Shawnee’s most notable export besides Brad Pitt, runs south from the edge of town at the North Canadian River and into […]
February 17, 2015

Tribal land detachment fails despite no opposing public comments

On January 20, 2015, City of Shawnee commissioners denied a request from the Citizen Potawatomi Nation to detach its tribal lands south of the North Canadian […]