October 17, 2016

PBA returns to FireLake for 2017 events

The Professional Bowlers Association’s successful relationship with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, FireLake Bowling Center and FireLake Arena will expand in 2017 when the Shawnee-based organizations […]
October 14, 2016

Dodoshke’wek-The first sacred food

Enedina Banks, who works in the language department at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center, has committed her life to revitalizing Potawatomi ways. One way she does this is by educating the […]
October 13, 2016

FireLodge Tribal Youth update: October 2016

Things have stayed quite busy for the FireLodge Tribal Youth Program since the kickoff of the 2016 school year. This is the time of year we look forward to […]
October 12, 2016

Martin’s start at FireLake puts him on the path to golf course career

Employment opportunities at Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal departments and commercial enterprises are extensive. With approximately 2,400 employees and more than 50 positions for part- and full-time positions open daily, there are ample […]
October 11, 2016

Community Development Corporation wins $1m for Native American small business support

With the American economy creeping along at anemic growth rates, traditional lending institutions continue to hold back on loans for small businesses. Stepping into that gap […]
October 11, 2016

A letter from the 2016 Miss Potawatomi

Bozho, I’d like to introduce myself as your Miss Pottawatomi Nation 2016-2017. My name is Mary Shabanaa Bush. I am a citizen of the Gun Lake Tribe. I am […]
October 10, 2016

Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation awarded $25 million for infrastructure in rural Oklahoma

The Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation received $25 million in funding from the Obama Administration’s Community Facilities Re-Lending Program. “This is the largest single award the […]
October 6, 2016

USDA Launches Relending Program to Reduce Rural Poverty Nationwide

BEREA, KY, Oct. 6, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled an innovative partnership with community development organizations from across the country, providing $401 million […]
October 6, 2016

A letter from CPN’s ethnology collections manager

Bozho, I was blessed to be brought onto the staff at the CHC about one year ago and so far it has been a fantastic experience and I am […]