January 2, 2018

‘Hope and change’ – Multicultural activist Emcee One motivates, educates youths and communities through power of music

Youth have power. Right now. “When we told them they’re the future, we accidentally said, ‘You don’t matter yet. You don’t count until some futuristic point […]
December 28, 2017

Sowing hope: Digging into dark family history seeds Richard Abbey’s passion for preserving Native futures

Shke Zheshké Family Farm is a “tiny little place” that Richard Abbey inherited a couple of years ago. He says it isn’t much to look at […]
December 27, 2017

The CPN Veterans report: December 2017

  Bozho (Hello), The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR) highlights tribes’ top priorities for serving American Indian needs. The office […]
December 26, 2017

A tale of two trackers

Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham As most of you may know, Sept. 20, we successfully released Mko Kno, the first eaglet that was hatched […]
December 20, 2017

Harvard Law School opens Junior Deferral Program to all colleges, universities

Submitted by Kabl Wilkerson Applying to law school can be strenuous and difficult. However, some students know exactly where they want to go and have a […]
December 18, 2017

Marking history: 11-plus foot milepost becomes impromptu monument commemorating ‘largest gathering of Native Americans in protest.’

Unveiled in October, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian showcases a monument spontaneously built by hundreds of indigenous tribes during what historians call […]
December 15, 2017

Leadership program honors five CPN employees under age 30

Citizen Potawatomi Nation employees Trey DeLonais, Morganne Lyon, Nathan Hawkins, Josh Bullock, and Channing Seikel were recently recognized by the NextGen Under 30 program and ionOklahoma […]
December 14, 2017

CPN to widen Hardesty Road

More than 5,000 vehicles a day traverse two-lane Hardesty Road in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Art Muller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Roads Department director, said his most recent traffic […]
December 13, 2017

FireLake Bowling Center rolls a strike with new director

The clatter of tumbling tenpins is a constant for FireLake Bowling Center Director Blake Starr. “I don’t even have to look at bowling pins to tell […]