September 16, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 7

Diary of William Polke Thursday 13 Sept. 1838 “We commenced our journey this morning about nine o’clock, and after traveling until four this afternoon, reached the encampment […]
September 16, 2014

Shelly Schneider’s 27 years of serving Oklahoma’s women, infants and children

Since being made a permanent law in 1974, the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, has contributed to a healthier start […]
September 15, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 6

Diary of William Polke Wednesday, 12 Sept. 1838 “At half past 8 o’clock we struck our tents and started on the march. At 11 we reached […]
September 12, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 5

Diary of William Polke Monday, 10 Sept. 1838 “The morning was early employed in preparations for a removal. Nothing of any note occurred during the morning. […]
September 10, 2014

CPNPD adds new vehicles to fleet

Serving most areas of southern Pottawatomie County, Okla. and adjacent Oklahoma County is not an easy job for the Tribal police force or the vehicles that […]
September 9, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 4

Diary of William Polke Sunday, 9 Sept. 1838 “Physicians came into camp today, and reported three hundred cases of sickness, generally of a temporary character, and […]
September 8, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 3

Diary of William Polke Friday, 7 Sept. 1838 “Two wagons with the thirteen persons left at Chippeway arrived in camp today. Kock-koch-kee, with his party consisting […]
September 8, 2014

CPCDC picks up where state government left off with Okla. Indian Nations Directory

Home to 38 federally recognized tribes and more than 330,000 self-identified Native Americans, Oklahoma’s business and political classes face a unique set of circumstances in interacting […]
September 5, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 2

Diary of William Polke Wednesday, 5 Sept. 1838 *During the night of the 4th at the encampment at Chippeway, twenty persons affected their escape—stealing two horses […]