May 2, 2019

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2019 — District 10

In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for three competitive races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan […]
May 2, 2019

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2019 — District 13

Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for three competitive races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about their backgrounds and reasons for running for Tribal office.
April 30, 2019

Sex education influences teen birth rate

In an effort to address the higher rates of teenage pregnancies, IHS partnered with rural school districts in its service unit to provide clinics and fact-based health education offerings to both male and female students.
April 29, 2019

Yeager competes with older players in national baseball showcase

This past December, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s own Kolton Yeager traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the prestigious All-American Baseball Youth games. His coach nominated him for the invite-only event.
April 26, 2019

Potawatomi in leadership for both OK legislative bodies

Two Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members currently hold leadership positions in both chambers of the 2019 Oklahoma Legislature.
April 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: April 2019

This episode explores the sounds and career of a CPN member who’s made a name for himself in hip hop, tips from a Tribal trainer and the history of the Nation's Veterans Organization's eagle staff.
April 25, 2019

Mortons open cannabis dispensary to give back

Brandy and Michael Morton began operating M’s Dispensary in downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, as a way to give back to the community. They donate a portion of the company’s monthly profits to local homeless outreach efforts and offer continuing education courses to show the health benefits of cannabis.
April 24, 2019

Language update — April 2019

The April 2019 update from the CPN Language Department discusses recent accomplishments and kids learning Potawatomi.
April 23, 2019

Mattena builds connection to Potawatomi heritage through archaeology

While completing her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology/archaeology, Kay Mattena rehydrated a perishable artifact from the Great Lakes region with potential Potawatomi ties.