October 4, 2019

Traces of “Mexican Pottawatomie” in 19th century Texas battle

A connection between the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma may hold the key to a curious 1863 Potawatomi census record denoting a particular set of enrollees as “Mexican Pottawatomies.”
October 3, 2019

Tribal member Reece now leading CPCDC marketing mission

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s TaRena Reece, a marketing and facilities manager, has a diverse set of professional experiences under her belt prior to working for the CPCDC.
September 30, 2019

FireLodge aims to connect foster children to their culture

FireLodge Children & Family Services takes action to ensure Potawatomi children maintain connections with their families, tribe and communities while reducing the trauma they face in the child welfare system.
September 27, 2019

Potawatomi Gifts seeks Nishnabé artisans

Potawatomi Gifts is looking for CPN members, as well as fellow Nishnabé, who are interested in having their work sold within the store.
September 26, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: September 2019

This episode is all about youth. The 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Class participants talk about their experience spending their summer at the Tribe, an employee from FireLodge Children and Family Services discusses Potawatomi children in foster care, and students from CPN’s Child Development Center share their own Red Ribbon Week slogans.
September 26, 2019

16 signs of emotional abuse in a relationship

Recognizing the signs of emotional abuse is the first step to getting help. There are people who want to support you, including advocates at the StrongHearts Native Helpline.
September 25, 2019

Field Museum brings Potawatomi home

The Field Museum in Chicago is home to nearly 300 Potawatomi artifacts in collections and on display as part of the museum’s Native American Hall.
September 24, 2019

CPN Veterans report: September 2019

The September 2019 CPN Veterans discusses risks and prevention of insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.
September 23, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi artist uses new canvases for 2019 FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival

To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.