September 24, 2018

J. Davis Hobdy studies the connection between psychology, dancing

Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member and dancer J. Davis Hobdy began lessons at 7 years old in Irving, Texas, and performed professionally for the first time […]
September 21, 2018

TIPS program helps CPN adhere to impending liquor law changes

Grand Casino Hotel & Resort Safety Manager Lori Cummins completed Health Communications, Inc.’s certification process to hold Training for Intervention ProcedureS workshops two years ago. The […]
September 20, 2018

2018 Farm Bill, impact on Indian Country

Every five years, U.S. legislators update bipartisan legislation regulating the agriculture industry and federal food assistance programs through the Agriculture Improvement Act, or farm bill. In […]
September 19, 2018

Potawatomi vs. the Wild West

Prior to statehood, Oklahoma served as a haven for many legendary fugitives. Cattle thefts, bank robberies and murders happened frequently, and stories passed down connect several […]
September 18, 2018

2018 PLP participants discover CPN

Every year, the Tribe selects 10 students from across the country for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. The PLP, recognized by the Harvard Project on American Indian […]
September 18, 2018

Language update

By Justin Neely, Director of the CPN Language Department Jeshek neyap ngi-byamen ode bodewadmi mawjeshnowen. Manek bmadzejek gi zhyek ode zheshmowen mawjeshnowen. Gi kedwik neyew wak […]
September 17, 2018

Carrying a few extra pounds still means carrying a few extra health risks

Submitted by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated data suggesting that obesity rates — defined as having a bodyweight […]
September 14, 2018

Preserving culture through art

“I’ve always loved art, and at an early age loved to draw and use markers,” Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Stuart Sampson told the Hownikan over coffee […]
September 13, 2018

2018 Commemorative Trail of Death Caravan

In late summer 1838 near Twin Lakes, Indiana, U.S. General John Tipton called a meeting with the Potawatomi around Chief Menominee’s village. Menominee refused to give […]