December 11, 2017

CPN Director of Nursing named one of Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses: Amber Curtis honored for her lifelong dedication to caring for others

Amber Curtis, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Health Services director of nursing, enjoys telling stories about seeing her job reflected in the community. Knowing her patients on a […]
December 7, 2017

Community Development Corporation wins American Indian Chamber Large Business of the Year award

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation was recently awarded Large Business of the Year by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma. According to a press […]
December 6, 2017

FireLake Discount Foods pays it forward in Pottawatomie County

FireLake Discount Foods contributed more than $50,000 to local charities in 2016, a number the company typically matches annually. The tribal enterprise recently assisted Tecumseh Public […]
December 5, 2017

Drive all day: With a sports resume built on leading high school and college championship games, New York Knick Ron Baker also credits his native heritage for his success

Ron Baker has long been aware of his Native American heritage. It’s woven through his character and his competitive-yet-thoughtful attitude. It also played an important role […]
December 1, 2017

Before HIV and AIDS can be treated or eradicated, it must be diagnosed

The stigma’s diminishing, but Lisa Toahty still sees it some. A public health prevention specialist with Oklahoma City Indian Clinic, Toahty is a frequent sight at […]
November 28, 2017

Audio-visual manager uses long lens when focusing on filmmaking career

Recent visitors of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma, have seen progress made on the museum exhibits, including storytelling videos and cultural […]
November 27, 2017

Potawatomi language goes public: Wanette High School offers Oklahoma students one-of-a-kind learning opportunity

It’s a Monday morning like any other. As the third-period tardy bell rings at Wanette High School in Oklahoma, five students casually enter the classroom, grab […]
November 21, 2017

The importance of strawberry basketry in Potawatomi culture

For thousands of years, the Nishnabe have made baskets out of black ash trees and porcupine quills. One of the most-used images in basketry is the […]
November 20, 2017

Cultural cooking: Acclaimed Potawatomi chef Loretta Barrett Oden finds inspiration in her roots

Acclaimed Native American chef Loretta Barrett Oden’s life is an exciting one. At 75, she has countless stories to tell ranging from fishing for salmon in […]