August 12, 2019

Preserving Native American Families

The goal of the program is to help families sustain an environment of safety and well-being by addressing family issues through a holistic approach.
August 12, 2019

Shawnee Forward names CPCDC’s Freeman Ambassador of the Year

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s Felecia Freeman is part of a group of individuals from local businesses that helps propel the community forward with volunteering and support. Shawnee Forward recently named her its Ambassador of the Year.
August 12, 2019

Edward Joseph Farms offers fresh produce in eastern Oklahoma County

Nearly every member of the Brzozowski family steps up to help with Edward Joseph Farms, from planting and harvesting to marketing and working the produce stand.
August 12, 2019

New policies for Tribal license plate holders

As Tribal enrollment rises, so has the number of registered vehicles. However, the growth in those figures requires more oversight from the tag agency.
August 12, 2019

Language update: August 2019

The busy summer for the CPN Language Department includes launching the new online Potawatomi dictionary, hiring an employee, starting a 10-week class, creating a men’s powwow drumming group, teaching the Potawatomi Leadership Program students and more.
August 9, 2019

Navarre descendant’s career positively influences special education across Texas public school systems

Texas educator and Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Stacy Venson’s professional mission emphasizes supporting students with disabilities as well as their parents and guardians. An Oklahoma […]
August 8, 2019

American-Chinese artist’s career and work inspired by Native culture

Born in Guangzhou, China, Z.S. Liang had never seen anything like Native culture before, and he wanted to share it with the rest of the world. Filling gaps in the artistic representation of Indigenous stories remains the goal of Liang’s career.
August 7, 2019

Requesting feathers from the CPN Eagle Aviary

The Potawatomi use eagle feathers in ceremony, while smudging and as a part of regalia. Eagles molt from mid-March to late September, and during this time, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary staff collects feathers at sunrise every day.
August 6, 2019

2019 CPN summer interns build pathways to different futures

During the summer months of 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation welcomed 19 interns who worked in many Tribal departments, enterprises and career fields.