August 7, 2019

Requesting feathers from the CPN Eagle Aviary

The Potawatomi use eagle feathers in ceremony, while smudging and as a part of regalia. Eagles molt from mid-March to late September, and during this time, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary staff collects feathers at sunrise every day.
August 6, 2019

2019 CPN summer interns build pathways to different futures

During the summer months of 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation welcomed 19 interns who worked in many Tribal departments, enterprises and career fields.
August 5, 2019

Study highlights Native American tribes’ impact on Oklahoma economy

A study sponsored through the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium found that the 38 federally recognized tribes in Oklahoma had a $12.9 billion impact on the state in 2017, directly employing more than 50,000 people and supporting 96,000 jobs to tribal citizens and non-citizens, accounting for more than $4.6 billion in wages and benefits to Oklahoma workers in 2017.
August 1, 2019

2019 Family Reunion Festival winners

Competitions are a large part of the annual Family Reunion Festival, and this year was no different. With everything from art and competitive powwow dancing to checkers and archery, here’s a look at the winners.
July 31, 2019

Behind the badge

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Police Department Patrol Officer James Berry held several jobs before working in law enforcement, and his layers extend far beyond his uniform.
July 30, 2019

Foster and adoptive homes needed for Potawatomi children nationwide

FireLodge Children & Family Services is committed to protecting children and ensuring they are connected to their family and heritage.
July 29, 2019

Protecting Potawatomi in the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

Though the vast majority of Citizen Potawatomi may not know more than a few words and feel overwhelmed by the challenge of learning, CPN Language Department Director Neely’s experiences provide guidance.
July 26, 2019

Stephanie Hawk helps CPN students plan for college

Stephanie Hawk’s role as a college advisor in the CPN Department of Education allows her to meet with students of different ages, helping them put together a college plan, including how to pay for it. She also teaches college and career readiness at local high schools.
July 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: July 2019

This episode features a man whose primary language is Potawatomi and taught Citizen Potawatomi Nation members it since the 1970s. There is also a visit to a tattoo shop owned by a Tribal member and the CPN Community Garden for summer berry picking.