October 6, 2014

CPN Director Shane Jett in election for Opportunity Finance Network board

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Director, Shane Jett, was recently nominated as a candidate for the prestigious and influential board of directors at the Opportunity Finance Network, the […]
October 1, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 13

Diary of William Polke Monday, 24 Sept. 1838 “At 9 this morning we left Pyatt’s Point, Ill. (the encampment of yesterday) and proceeded down the Sangamon […]
September 30, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 12

Diary of William Polke Saturday, 22 Sept. 1838 “At 8 o’clock we left our encampment and entered the prairie at Sidney. The day was exceedingly cold. The […]
September 29, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 11

Diary of William Polke Wednesday, 19 Sept. 1838 “The business for which we remained yesterday in camp, is but half concluded. The sick require active treatment […]
September 26, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 10

Diary of William Polke Tuesday, 18 Sept. 1838 “The accumulation of business, together with the discharge of a number of troops in service, rendered it necessary […]
September 24, 2014

Legislator Boursaw represents ancestors at 2014 Trail of Courage event

Jon Boursaw, District 4 CPN Legislator from Topeka, Kan. was amongst the honored Bourassa family members at the 2014 Trail of Courage Living History Festival event […]
September 24, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation provides water to town of Konawa

Konawa, Okla. has been especially hard hit by the Oklahoma drought in recent years. Like many rural municipalities across the state, aging utility infrastructure combined with […]
September 23, 2014

Traveling to Gathering, a way of life for Cathryn Wamego

In the mid-1830s bands of the Potawatomi endured a forced removal that displaced the tribes from the upper Midwest of the United States to Kansas and […]
September 22, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 9

Diary of William Polke Saturday, 15 Sept. 1838 “Early on this morning we were on our way, and travelled without interruption unit 12 o’clock. When we […]