November 5, 2014

Tribal Judge Phil Lujan honored for time in the court room

When an email arrives requesting a decades-old article be found where an individual is referred to as “the hammer of justice,” a certain interest is piqued. […]
November 4, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 22

Saturday, 20 October Diary of William Polke “Left Chariton Encampment at eight o’clock this morning. The road was quite muddy and the air very cold. At […]
November 4, 2014

Substance use disorders: a real but treatable phenomenon

For an issue so prevalent in American society, what is commonly known as substance abuse is a difficult issue to address. The challenge stems from the […]
November 3, 2014

CPN stands against Propositions 1 & 2

Local friends and CPN members, On November 4 those of you living in Shawnee will have the opportunity to vote on Proposition 1 & 2 to […]
November 3, 2014

Grand receives hospitality award

CPN is located in an area of Oklahoma referred to as Frontier Country. It encompasses all of central Oklahoma from Stillwater to Norman and Seminole to […]
November 3, 2014

Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate Joe Dorman

Oklahoma politicians have a habit of invoking the state’s Native American heritage during special events and ceremonies. And why shouldn’t they? The state, home to 39 […]
October 31, 2014

CPN Language Department secures language grant

The Citizen Potawatomi Language Department recently received the ANA Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant for a project titled “Nkkendas Ekedyan: I Learn and Speak!” which will […]
October 30, 2014

Potawatomi art, how it came to be

According to a 1973 art history book by the Flint Institute of Arts, archaeologists have excavated burial grounds in the Great Lakes area containing pottery, jewelry […]
October 30, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 21

Wednesday, 10 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “The settlement of yesterday was concluded today, and every person engaged in the service, save the officers of […]