April 4, 2014

The voices behind “Potawatomi Nation”

Located behind a large counter inside Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s administration building is where the voices of the tribe, employees Pam Smith and Sheila Goff, connect callers […]
April 3, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center closed due to water damage

  The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center sustained severe water damage on March 31 due to a break originating at a City of Shawnee water […]
April 2, 2014

Native youth’s perspective: Advice from teens for parents

  Have you ever heard the saying, “Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-O to a wall”? It is humorous quote and one many can relate to, […]
April 1, 2014

Osage Nation’s Dr. Ron Shaw overseeing Indian Country health outcomes at CPN

On a monthly basis, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Health Clinics see more than 1,700 patients. This includes 250 behavioral health appointments, 500 lab tests and 250 […]
March 31, 2014

What is “Indian Land?”

When one hears the term “Indian Land,” everyone thinks they know what that is. Yet the truth is that no one knows what it constitutes. The […]
March 28, 2014

Chairman Barrett speaks on the City of Shawnee sales tax demands

Bozho Nikan, (Hello, my friend)Tribes and City government disputes seldom make headlines. Most recently, and unfortunately, they have. The sales tax controversy in which the City […]
March 27, 2014

BBQ cook-off, family activities scheduled for March 29

Grab the family and enjoy some of the best barbecue in the region at the Third Annual FireLake BBQ Contest on March 29. More than 40 […]
March 26, 2014

Election 2014 – Meet the candidates: District 7

Ahead of the June 2014 elections at CPN Family Reunion Festival, the Hownikan editorial board interviews candidates in each of the competitive legislative races. Vice Chairman […]
March 26, 2014

MC Trucking rolling strong with help from Citizen Potawatomi Development Community Corporation

Starting a new business is always a daunting prospect, while maintaining steady growth is an entirely different matter with its own set of challenges. Mark and […]