September 23, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi artist uses new canvases for 2019 FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival

To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.
September 20, 2019

Potawatomi leader Wabaunsee remembered for his prowess in battle and impact on 19th century Indian Policy

With a reputation that preceded him, Wabaunsee was not only a noted veteran of the Osage Wars, Battle of Tippecanoe, and War of 1812, but also an esteemed religious leader within the ancient Midewiwin Medicine Lodge.
September 19, 2019

Nation broadens work to protect pollinators

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation began its partnership with the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators in 2016, vowing to assist in the revival of beneficial insects and animals by planting milkweed and other vegetation.
September 18, 2019

Five Steps to protect children

Here are five simple and practical steps that are essential to keeping children safe; they’re also important to consider before allowing children to stay lengthy amounts of time away or overnight away from family.
September 17, 2019

2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program final projects and reflections

The 10 members of each Potawatomi Leadership Program class are required to present a final project, which is a major goal of their time with Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
September 16, 2019

Hank Williams Jr. show at FireLake Arena breaks records

Outlaw country artist Hank Williams Jr. visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation July 19, 2019, bringing thousands of fans to FireLake Arena. His performance marks the largest event ever hosted at the facility.
September 13, 2019

Vaccines part of back-to-school routine for Oklahoma children

For many children across Oklahoma, back to school season generally means a new backpack, a new pair of shoes and a visit to the doctor’s office for a new round of vaccines.
September 12, 2019

Tribal health care could lessen State’s financial costs under Medicaid

A recent study produced by the group IHS - Health Care Reform in Indian Country seems to indicate that the presence of tribes can offset a significant cost to the state.
September 11, 2019

Language update: September 2019

This month's CPN Language Department Update discusses Potawatomi as a language class in public schools and includes a few summer words to learn.