June 18, 2013

District 4 Election – Candidates’ final election statement

Editor’s Note: With Family Festival less than a week away, voting in the District elections will conclude on June 29 at the CPN Tribal Court. In […]
June 18, 2013

Tribal elder Beverly Hughes reflects on her past work for Citizen Potawatomi Nation

  Citizen Potawatomi Nation is Pottawatomie County’s largest employer with an economic impact of more than $500 million and has come a long way from the […]
June 18, 2013

2013 FireLake Classic closes another year with Pool taking the Championship

Zac Pool led the pack for two days, shooting 133 to capture the Championship flight at the 29th annual FireLake Classic. The tournament, hosted by the […]
June 17, 2013

Indian Child Welfare always in the mind of Foster Care and Adoption Specialist Darla Courtney

  Since the 1978 passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act, tribes have taken over the well being of Native American children, who experience the third […]
June 14, 2013

FireLake Ball Fields host Jim Thorpe Native American Games

This week, the Jim Thorpe Native American Games will bring together nearly 2,000 Native American Athletes from 70 tribes to participate in 11 different sports. For […]
June 12, 2013

CPN Member, Navy Veteran, discovers her heritage

At the tribe’s regional meetings that take place throughout the country, one individual is awarded a Pendleton blanket for having travelled the longest distance to get […]
June 11, 2013

The Potawatomi naming ceremony

An aspect of traditional Potawatomi culture, the naming ceremony, has reemerged in recent years. Traditionally, Potawatomi believe that when a child is born, the Creator cannot […]
June 10, 2013

New Marine Exhibit highlights Potawatomi history from the Great Lakes era

Work at the Citizen Potawatomi Cultural Heritage Center continues on a number of exhibitions, part of a multi-year project to educate tribal members and the visiting […]
June 7, 2013

Traditional Potawatomi Hand Game

      Two teams of participants would compete against one another. In previous centuries, Potawatomi would bid on each team and wager on the winner. […]