August 28, 2019

News around Potawatomi country

Take a look at what's happening at Potawatomi tribes in Kansas, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin.
August 28, 2019

Census 2020: Why and how to be counted as a Native American

The government determines how to distribute millions of federal dollars to programs, grants and Native American tribes using census data. Filling out the form truthfully and accurately remains one of the best ways to ensure CPN remains a vibrant and essential part of the broader community.
August 27, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center staff seek to protect Potawatomi history and culture

Tohono O’odham Nation citizen Tracy Wind conserves Native American history for future generations through her career in the museum field. She joined Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as an assistant Tribal Historic Preservation Officer fall 2017.
August 26, 2019

Completing the Circle

Completing the Circle is a yearly event, planned by tribes and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, aiming to reconnect Oklahoma’s Native American foster children to their tribe, culture and heritage.
August 26, 2019

CPN Veterans report: August 2019

The August CPN Veterans report discusses what the CPN Veterans group participated in at this summer’s Family Reunion Festival as well as potential benefits for veterans exposed to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War.
August 23, 2019

One Time Grant Program pays closing costs on CPN member homes

The One Time Grant program has evolved and improved, assisting hundreds of Citizen Potawatomi with funds for their down payment or closing costs associated with the purchase, building or refinancing of a home.
August 22, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: August 2019

During this episode, we’ll learn the basics of handgames played every year at Family Reunion Festival, practice with CPN’s women’s drum group, and meet the 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program class.
August 22, 2019

2019 PLP class build their leadership identities

During Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Potawatomi Leadership Program, the 10 college students chosen to experience the Tribe in a six-week, crash course internship learn a substantial amount about Potawatomi culture and businesses.
August 21, 2019

War of 1812 and the bloody Battle of Fort Dearborn

This year marks the 207th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Dearborn, once referred to as the Fort Dearborn Massacre.