December 20, 2019

Writer Jeffrey Thomas constantly composes the next idea

Author and Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Jeffrey Thomas released his first novel in March 2019 — a military science fiction tale named Osiris.
December 19, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: December 2019

This episode is filled with music! A Potawatomi folk artist releases her first solo album and plays a show in Oklahoma City, and the CPN Language Department teaches kids Christmas carols as part of a youth choir program. We’ll also explore the ways the Tribe gives back to the community around the holidays.
December 17, 2019

Artist Susan Appier finds versatile medium in gourds

Over the last 13 years, Bostick family descendant Susan Appier worked to perfect her artistic skills, including watercolor painting, stenciling, burning in designs and more.
December 17, 2019

PCOS’s influence on infertility

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, roughly 10 percent of women of childbearing age are impacted by polycystic ovary syndrome with even higher rates estimated among Native American and Hispanic women.
December 16, 2019

Congress must ensure agencies implement federal laws

Margaret Zientek, Assistant Director of Citizen Potawatomi Nation's Workforce & Social Services, addresses the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Nov. 6, 2019.
December 13, 2019

CPN Workforce & Social Services Tribal Re-entry Program teaches self-sufficiency

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce & Social Services offers its Tribal Re-entry Program to former inmates. It is available to members of federally recognized tribes located within the program’s service area.
December 13, 2019

Visiting the Citizen Potawatomi Nation archives

In the second piece by writer and CPN member Marisa Mohi, she visits the CPN Cultural Heritage Center archives department to learn more about her family and heritage.
December 12, 2019

Recycling’s role at Citizen Potawatomi Nation

CPN currently accepts cardboard, paper shred, aluminum and steel cans internally. Materials such as glass, plastic foam and other plastics are still recycled in a slightly different process.
December 11, 2019

Regina Ertz focuses career on serving Indian Country

Ertz's Native American cultural and family connections run deep. She grew up in rural South Dakota, and her father is a psychologist as well. Watching him serve other people during her childhood influenced the decision to choose behavioral health.