November 18, 2019

Hownikan founder, CPN Elder Beverly Hughes walks on

Amongst many others who worked for the Nation before and after the landmark 1975 Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Tribal elder Beverly Hughes witnessed the changes firsthand. Elected Secretary-Treasurer in 1970, she served on the five-person Business Council, then the Tribe’s governing body.
November 15, 2019

Better journalism about Indian Country begins with local schools and education

"One thing I’ve come to realize is that until we start teaching Indigenous histories in the classroom, American newsrooms will continue to misunderstand us."
November 15, 2019

Invasive species management protects land for future generations

The Tribe’s realty department has set up a 15-foot-radius cage trapping system in southern Pottawatomie County. It includes 12 panels that bolt together, forming two circles to manage the feral hog population.
November 15, 2019

House of Hope offers parenting classes

Parents want what is best for their children, but knowing how to provide that sometimes can be tough. At the House of Hope, we offer parenting classes, at no charge, to those in the community who either need or desire such training.
November 14, 2019

CPN’s Kateri Phillips crowned Miss Potawatomi

Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Kateri Phillips won the 2019 Miss Potawatomi crown during Potawatomi Gathering at Wasauksing First Nation in Canada.
November 13, 2019

Alzheimer’s and dementia negatively influence minority populations

According to a study published in 2016, American Indian and Alaska Native elders have higher Dementia incidence rates than their Latino, Pacific Islander, white and Asian American peers, with 22 cases for every 1,000 elders.
November 12, 2019

Show and tell-the importance of values

Children are excellent observers and are often taught through the actions of others. One of the best ways, therefore, to teach youth is through show and tell.
November 8, 2019

Language update: November 2019

The November 2019 CPN Language Department update includes new vocabulary, a prayer of thanksgiving and a recipe.
November 8, 2019

FireLake Express Grocery donates 300 pairs of headphones to McLoud Public Schools

McLoud Public Schools’ students received a donation of 300 sets of headphones compatible with their Google Chromebooks from CPN's FireLake Express Grocery.