October 11, 2017

‘Native American’ Halloween costumes debase cultures and communities

A night of fun for some potentially damages children’s mental health and self-identity, experts say   It’s October, which of course means Halloween is near. Many […]
October 10, 2017

Modernized tradition: Mother, son duo highlight Oklahoma tribes, culture at prestigious Santa Fe Market

Cathy Short and her son Christopher Short blend traditional Native textiles with state-of-the-art techniques to create unique pieces that celebrate tribal culture and heritage. In August, […]
October 9, 2017

Youth, precollege education opportunities highlight CPN Language Department offerings

Contributed by Justin Neely A lot is happening with Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Language Department. We are in our second year of offering beginning Potawatomi language education […]
October 6, 2017

Think Pink-October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Contributed by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton  Come Oct. 1, be prepared for the pink-out. For more than 30 years, October has been observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. […]
October 5, 2017

Shane Jett joins Trump’s advisory board

Shane D. Jett, executive director at Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, was chosen to serve as a member of President Donald Trump’s Community Development Advisory Board. […]
October 4, 2017

Feeding curiosity

Artist, author Minisa Crumbo Halsey spotlights globalization, food sovereignty and Potawatomi culture This summer, the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration organized the first North […]
October 3, 2017

Wzhitawen College and Career Fair is Nov. 5

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education invites the public to a Native American college and career fair Nov. 5 at FireLake Arena in Shawnee, Oklahoma. […]
October 2, 2017

Tracy Locke coordinates 2018 Trail of Death caravan

Burnett family member Tracy Locke is deeply invested in her heritage even though she lives in Lafayette, Indiana, hundreds of miles away from Citizen Potawatomi Nation […]
September 29, 2017

Environmental sustainability specialist Jeff Tompkins finds revenue in tribal trash

With more than 50 public-facing businesses and tribal departments, Citizen Potawatomi Nation produces its fair share of trash and refuse, measuring in the tons. When it […]