January 6, 2017

CPN Community Garden update: January 2017

Although January is not the peak time for gardening, it is the perfect time to start planning for the 2017 garden. The CPN Community Garden will be moving to a […]
January 5, 2017

“Traditional is healthy,” a Rekindling 7 Generations program update: January 2017

For the month of November, Rekindling 7 Generations youth celebrated Native American Heritage Month with several events centered around the theme, “Traditional is Healthy.” Rekindling 7 Generations partnered with the Etem Omvlkusen […]
January 4, 2017

Citizen Potawatomi elected in Murray County

As home to the Chickasaw Nation’s Artesian Hotel, Murray County, Oklahoma has been held up as an example of positive relations between tribal nations and local governments that benefit rural Oklahoma communities. […]
January 3, 2017

Tribal member raises money for local Boys and Girls Club with board breaking fundraiser

Fundraisers are a part of life for non-profit organizations, and the format for these vital funds are as varied as the organizations they serve. One CPN member from the Rhodd family, […]
January 2, 2017

New psychologist Dr. Jessica Brody joins CPN Behavioral Health

Following the expanded funding for tribal youth behavioral health, CPN Health Services and the behavioral health department recently added another psychologist to its roster in the fall. Dr. Jessica Brody comes […]
December 31, 2016

Johnson battles cancer with support from coworkers at child development center

Shelley Johnson has been an assistant teacher at Citizen Potawatomi Nation Child Development Center for more than a decade. When she was hired, she began working in the infant room, but […]
December 30, 2016

Conservation Law Enforcement Officer Eric Reed patrols remote tribal properties

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s integrated resource management plan focuses on how the tribe manages its land, water, minerals and natural environments to sustain these resources for future generations. Tribal Conservation Law Enforcement Officer Eric […]
December 29, 2016

2016 in photos

The year 2016 was another important year full of growth and triumphs, from events, charitable giving and several awards. The following photographs act as a vehicle […]
December 29, 2016

National Museum of American Indian to raise funds for veteran memorial

There are 140,000 living Indigenous veterans in the United States today and 31,000 active Native American soldiers. Although tribal members serve in larger numbers than all other ethnicities, there is no […]