February 7, 2019

“Bourassa the Interpreter” spoke often for Potawatomi of Indiana and Kansas

Joseph Napoleon Bourassa used his affinity and enjoyment of languages to represent the Potawatomi in dealings with the federal government.
February 6, 2019

CPN locations achieve designation as Blue Zones Project Approved worksites

Several Citizen Potawatomi Nation worksite locations recently received approval from the Blue Zones Project, meaning the Tribe helps employees make healthier choices daily.
February 5, 2019

Sunday looks out for Kansas animals at Heartland Veterinary Health Center

Tribal member Amy Sunday owns and operates her own veterinary practice in Holton, Kansas, after deciding to pursue a rural lifestyle following college.
February 4, 2019

Tribe’s 60 year battle over Mission Hill comes to a close

CPN and the Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners reach agreement over longtime discussions of Mission Hill property ownership.
January 30, 2019

Saving ‘the good seed’

Potawatomi began eating wild rice after settling around the Great Lakes between 800 and 1,300 years ago. It was a staple of their diet and society, and harvest and processing it required everyone’s participation.
January 28, 2019

Chittum’s dedication to service propels career at FireLake

Ashley Chittum began working for the Tribe over a decade ago as a FireLake Discount Foods grocery bagger, recently transferring to the Tribal administrative accounting department.
January 28, 2019

Scotty McBee — Kansas City’s jack-of-all musical trades

Kansas City musician Scotty McBee’s long career includes playing in classic rock, acoustic pop and hair metal bands.
January 25, 2019

Tribal scholarships no longer subject to tax

Native American students who receive scholarships from their tribe are no longer required to pay taxes on those dollars, even if students use the funds for expenses other than tuition.
January 24, 2019

Keeping Legends Alive remembers early Native American efforts

Haskell Indian Nations University held Keeping Legends Alive in September 2018 to celebrate two big occasions in the school’s history: the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and Haskell’s 1926 Indian Celebration, which included a huge powwow to dedicate the university’s football stadium and archway.