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.
April 22, 2019

CPN Veterans report: April 2019

The April 2019 CPN Veterans Organization update.
April 19, 2019

Visual storytelling at the heart of Doug Brown’s career

Joseph Bourassa descendant Doug Brown began capturing news around Topeka, Kansas, 27 years ago as a photographer at WIBW channel 13. Since then, he has risen to the ranks of WIBW’s chief photographer.
April 18, 2019

Trip inspires history professor to incorporate Indigenous worldviews into lectures

Professor Andrew Jenks's experience at CPN headquarters motivated him to analyze Native American traditions and teachings and incorporate the lessons into his lectures.
April 17, 2019

2019 Spring Harvesting Guide

CPN community garden Gtegemen (We Grow It) assistant Kaya DeerInWater educates Tribal members about natural ingredients Potawatomi ancestors ate and used as medicine, and this guide features plants that claim spring as their natural harvesting period.
April 15, 2019

Legislative update 2019: First quarter

Legislators met at the end of February for the first quarterly legislative meeting of 2019. All CPN Tribal Legislators were present.
April 12, 2019

Potawatomi lacrosse player shows path forward for Oklahoma youth

Tribal member Bryce Peltier — a player for top state and regional lacrosse club teams — has instructed CPN lacrosse clinics. Peltier first got involved in America’s oldest sport, a game that his ancestors likely played, while looking for another sport to participate in.
April 11, 2019

Potawatomi Chief Ashkum’s efforts to combat Manifest Destiny’s expansion

Potawatomi headmen like Chief Ashkum (More and More) addressed crowds on behalf of the Potawatomi during Manifest Destiny, bringing to light the long-term, negative implications of losing the land and connection to the Great Lakes region.
April 10, 2019

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2019 marks the 18th annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The theme is “I Ask” to show the power in asking for consent.