May 21, 2019

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

One-third of the children in foster care in Oklahoma are reported to be Native American. Some of the children are Potawatomi and placed in non-Native American homes. FireLodge Children & Family Services strives to place children in culturally appropriate situations.
May 20, 2019

CPN Chief Justice Riley highlights tribal successes in self-governance as member of Harvard panel

CPN Tribal Supreme Court Chief Justice Angela Riley is a member of the Board of Governors for the American Indian Economic Development's Honoring Nations program, which recognizes tribal governments’ successes in self-governance.
May 16, 2019

CPN Veterans report: May 2019

The May 2019 Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization Report discusses shoulder surgery for veterans.
May 15, 2019

NASA competition prepares Biddy for an engineering career

A talented welder and engineering technology student, Tribal member Trey Biddy was asked by South Western Oklahoma State University instructors to join the school's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team.
May 14, 2019

Tribe receives $36K air conditioning equipment donation

Heating and air conditioning system manufacturing company Trane Inc. donated geothermal equipment to CPN thanks to a Tribal member's suggestion.
May 13, 2019

Navarre descendant’s hidden talent inspires Tribal members of all ages to learn new skills

CPN member and veteran Mike Martin learned how to play the flute after hearing musicians perform while volunteering at the Topeka Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas.
May 10, 2019

Tribal chieftess’ legacy continues today

One Tribal member rose above Western European ideologies of women and leadership. Massaw, daughter of Potawatomi Chief Wassato and wife of a French-Canadian fur trader, held standings as a Tribal headman and prominent business owner.
May 9, 2019

Teacher certification tests offered

The CPN Department of Education and Workforce Development & Social Services have entered into a partnership with the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability to offer free teacher certification tests.
May 8, 2019

Elexa Dawson awarded grant to spread music inspired by Tribal culture

Musician and Tribal citizen Elexa Dawson won a grant to fund the production and promotion of her first solo album, taking inspiration from her Potawatomi heritage.