December 18, 2017

Marking history: 11-plus foot milepost becomes impromptu monument commemorating ‘largest gathering of Native Americans in protest.’

Unveiled in October, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian showcases a monument spontaneously built by hundreds of indigenous tribes during what historians call […]
December 15, 2017

Leadership program honors five CPN employees under age 30

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employees Trey DeLonais, Morganne Lyon, Nathan Hawkins, Josh Bullock, and Channing Seikel were recently recognized by the NextGen Under 30 program and ionOklahoma […]
December 14, 2017

CPN to widen Hardesty Road

More than 5,000 vehicles a day traverse two-lane Hardesty Road in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Art Muller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Roads Department director, said his most recent traffic […]
December 13, 2017

FireLake Bowling Center rolls a strike with new director

The clatter of tumbling tenpins is a constant for FireLake Bowling Center Director Blake Starr. “I don’t even have to look at bowling pins to tell […]
December 12, 2017

New research shows humor styles reflect how Native Americans respond to trauma: Tribal member’s psychological research of Potawatomi presented at national conference

As a child welfare specialist, Bethany Bruno makes tough decisions every day about the lives and futures of children in Oklahoma foster care. She focuses specifically […]
December 11, 2017

CPN Director of Nursing named one of Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses: Amber Curtis honored for her lifelong dedication to caring for others

Amber Curtis, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Health Services director of nursing, enjoys telling stories about seeing her job reflected in the community. Knowing her patients on a […]
December 7, 2017

Community Development Corporation wins American Indian Chamber Large Business of the Year award

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation was recently awarded Large Business of the Year by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma. According to a press […]
December 6, 2017

FireLake Discount Foods pays it forward in Pottawatomie County

FireLake Discount Foods contributed more than $50,000 to local charities in 2016, a number the company typically matches annually. The tribal enterprise recently assisted Tecumseh Public […]
December 5, 2017

Drive all day: With a sports resume built on leading high school and college championship games, New York Knick Ron Baker also credits his native heritage for his success

Ron Baker has long been aware of his Native American heritage. It’s woven through his character and his competitive-yet-thoughtful attitude. It also played an important role […]