April 13, 2017

Congressman Steve Russell holds lively town hall at heritage center

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal complex falls inside Congressman Steve Russell’s district. The Oklahoma Fifth District representative needed a large venue for his recent town hall, as large numbers were expected to hear […]
April 12, 2017

Potawatomi Trail of Death featured in “Like Birds in a Wind Storm”

Since first taking the road in 1988, the Potawatomi Trail of Death Caravan has tried to give attendees a small sense of the extensive landscape covered by the Indian Potawatomi on […]
April 11, 2017

Language with Justin: April 2017

On February 22 the CPN Language Department hosted our fifth annual Winter Storytelling Event at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. We had over 50 people in attendance. But what was truly […]
April 10, 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness Month begins with Start by Believing campaign

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and in order to make a difference in our community, House of Hope Family Violence Program has made the pledge and joined the “Start by […]
April 7, 2017

Wildcats give back: Bethel STEM team supported by CPN

What started out as an after-school club for students has grown into a movement impacting a local high school and the environment as well.  Bethel High School’s Science, Technology, Engineering, […]
April 6, 2017

Wellness center “road race” competition won by Beep Beep Team of alphas

As part of Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s preventative wellness efforts for tribal members and employees are annual fitness competitions held at FireLake Wellness Center. Typically coinciding with events like the men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament […]
April 5, 2017

Garden tips for Oklahoma’s spring planting season

Native American people have been ‘organic’ gardening from the start. In the past, there were no greenhouses or feed stores to pick up extra plants, so it was important to […]
April 4, 2017

OU, Citizen Potawatomi Nation partner to offer course on Native Americans in film

Joshua Nelson remembers visiting his uncle’s home as a kid and seeing American Indians on TV. Sometimes they were the real deal — actual Native American actors. Other times they were […]
April 3, 2017

CPN Education update: April 2017

Last spring, the CPN Department of Education partnered with the CPN Public Information Department and FireLake Designs to develop a Citizen Potawatomi graduation stole for the first class of graduates receiving the […]