February 11, 2016

Growing up hungry: food insecurity’s impact on mental health

Keep the commodity cheese away from Fawn White, thanks. “I hate commod cheese,” she said. “I despise it when I hear people say, ‘Oh, I love […]
February 10, 2016

Way Back Wednesday – This month thirty years ago

This week for Way Back Wednesday we take a look back at what made the front page of the Hownikan thirty years ago this month.
February 10, 2016

Headdresses not traditional for Potawatomi

The resurgence in positive portrayals of Native American culture has come with unforeseen consequences in recent decades. A drive for purity – specifically in terms of […]
February 9, 2016

CPN-Pottawatomie County Sheriff partnership benefits area residents

When first responders receive a call for help they know their fellow agencies are listening and ready to provide backup. This is how the working relationship […]
February 8, 2016

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: February 8-14, 2016

FireLake Gifts has an array of Pendleton Woolen Mills blankets for you and the whole family. If you would like to purchase an item, FireLake Gift […]
February 8, 2016

Tribe donates generators, saving City of Maud an estimated $60k

Tribal Housekeeping and Emergency Management Director Tim Zientek gets a regular stream of requests for donations from fellow first responders and city officials from communities across […]
February 5, 2016

The CPN Family Preservation Program under Desiree Coffey

The Citizen Potawatomi Indian Child Welfare Department has one of the toughest challenges in Indian Country, providing services and interventions on behalf of some of the Tribe’s most in-need citizens. The department’s […]
February 4, 2016

FireLake Discount Foods committed to retail excellence one customer at a time

Since opening in 2001, FireLake Discount Foods has developed a reputation for being committed to low prices. Although this commitment has served the store well, management believed it was time to build […]
February 3, 2016

Way Back Wednesday – Historical ,aps of Tribal Oklahoma and the State of Sequoyah

This week for Way Back Wednesday we take a look back at two maps showing the history of Oklahoma, and the almost-history of the proposed State […]