July 12, 2018

Area tribes donate $10,000 toward 23 life-saving AEDs for Shawnee Public Schools

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the Absentee Shawnee Tribe donated $5,000 each, helping the Shawnee Public School District place 23 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across its […]
July 11, 2018

As CPN’s Tribal Re-entry Program coordinator, Burt Patadal teaches the gift of self-sufficiency

Burt Patadal coordinates Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Tribal Re-entry Program. Launched five years ago with the support of a U.S. Department of Justice grant, it is unique […]
July 10, 2018

First National Bank president joins Federal Reserve advisory board

First National Bank & Trust Co. president Larry Briggs was named a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council […]
July 9, 2018

Tribal Scholarship applications open July 15

Submitted by Tesia Zientek, Education Department It’s time to kick off the fall Tribal scholarship application period! The online application opens 8 a.m. Central Standard Time […]
July 6, 2018

Tribal member listens to nature while peeling birchbark

Tribal member Kristy Phillips resolutely carries on Potawatomi traditions. She began learning the Tribe’s language as a child in the small town of Maud, Oklahoma. After […]
July 5, 2018

Wilson Littlehead believes fitness is more than physical

Wilson Littlehead has a passion for people — people losing weight, improving their mental health and becoming well-rounded. He is a personal trainer and fitness technician […]
July 4, 2018

Charting the Nation’s future

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employee Zach Davis remembers his childhood family trips, eagerly surveying road maps as he navigated their journeys. “I really like looking at maps […]
July 3, 2018

Workforce and Social Services sets clients on road to success

Each year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Workforce and Social Services assists thousands of unemployed, underemployed and economically disadvantaged Native Americans across central Oklahoma. The department provides assistance […]
July 2, 2018

Potawatomi Leadership Program curriculum gets an update

Each summer, Citizen Potawatomi Nation selects 10 promising Tribal youths who have finished high school or their freshman year of college for the Potawatomi Leadership Program.The […]