July 4, 2018

Charting the Nation’s future

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employee Zach Davis remembers his childhood family trips, eagerly surveying road maps as he navigated their journeys. “I really like looking at maps […]
July 3, 2018

Workforce and Social Services sets clients on road to success

Each year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Workforce and Social Services assists thousands of unemployed, underemployed and economically disadvantaged Native Americans across central Oklahoma. The department provides assistance […]
July 2, 2018

Potawatomi Leadership Program curriculum gets an update

Each summer, Citizen Potawatomi Nation selects 10 promising Tribal youths who have finished high school or their freshman year of college for the Potawatomi Leadership Program.The […]
June 28, 2018

Heritage Center offers culture, history during Festival

Tribal members and families can experience the recently renovated Cultural Heritage Center during Family Reunion Festival 2018. In January, the CHC wrapped up nearly four years […]
June 27, 2018

Weekend Festival contests open to artists of all ages

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s annual Family Reunion Festival runs June 29-July 1 across Raymond Peltier Park and Tribal enterprises near Shawnee, Oklahoma. Native culture and heritage are […]
June 26, 2018

Visit the Tribe’s aviary during Festival

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary was the fourth Native American aviary to open in the country. Off a quite road away from town, it houses […]
June 25, 2018

CPN Family Reunion Festival: Honored Families of 2018

ANDERSON Marie (Mary) C. Tremble was the daughter of Therese Archange Morin Tremble Mann and Toussaint Tremble. She married John Anderson Sr. In the 1833 Treaty […]
June 22, 2018

Feathers as part of Potawatomi culture

Potawatomi use and wear plumage with honor and reverence. Tribal oral tradition says “the eagle delivers a message to the Creator that people on this earth […]
June 20, 2018

At your service: Tribal member-owned businesses help fuel local community, economy

Aaron and Jamie Hembree celebrated the opening of their downtown Shawnee, Oklahoma, coffee shop in November. The Gathering Place Coffee Co. is a lifetime dream for […]