April 17, 2020

Tribal candidate Q&As: April 2020 — District 9

In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for two races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about cultural connections, challenges and the future.
April 16, 2020

Dr. Roselius selected as one of Oklahoma Magazine’s 40 Under 40

Dr. Roselius currently serves in three capacities for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services as medical professional director, public health coordinator and a family physician.
April 15, 2020

Tribal Transit Department fuels independence

Mass transit options remain rare, especially in rural areas like Pottawatomie County, where most of Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s land lies. Because of this, the Tribe attempts to fill some of the gaps with its transportation department.
April 14, 2020

Helping at a safe distance

While many people are helping in ways that make a direct impact right now, there are a great number of us who want to help but just simply do not currently do work in a direct care capacity.
April 14, 2020

Indian Country continues to address HIV and AIDS

With an estimated 18 percent of HIV-positive Native Americans and Alaska Natives unaware of their status, Indian Health Service is among the agencies specifically tasked with helping stop the virus’ transmission.
April 10, 2020

Sexual Assault in Indian Country

In the United States, violence against Native women has reached astonishing levels with more than half of this population reporting they experience sexual violence in their lifetime.
April 10, 2020

Apps for mental health and introspection

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has a number of apps to help anyone with a smartphone and a desire to improve their mental health through practice and introspection.
April 9, 2020

Language Update: April 2020

Language Department Director Justin Neely highlights his team's work creating online content and where Tribal members can learn language from the comfort of their home.
April 8, 2020

Social media use during quarantine

Most of us use our phones, tablets, and computers all day, and at times, well into the night. Technology can be very useful, but it can also cause some unnecessary worry.