August 1, 2017

Youth camps close out busy summer at Citizen Potawatomi Nation

The months of July and August typically are some of the hottest months to be outside in Oklahoma, but the high temperatures didn’t stop an active […]
July 31, 2017

Housing program puts tribal members on the road to homes

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Housing Department has numerous programs and incentives to help CPN members across the U.S. and Native Americans living in its jurisdiction access housing. Programs include low income housing, […]
July 28, 2017

Zientek receives Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Chief Award for service to Indian Country

The plaque on the award she received says a lot, but the recognition and significance of it being bestowed on Margaret Zientek is not lost on […]
July 27, 2017

Scholarship application tips for the Cobell Scholarship

Indigenous Education, Inc. opportunities are not entitlements, meaning they are highly competitive and the application is only accessible online via the “Apply Now” button found at […]
July 27, 2017

FireLake Designs assists with new CHC exhibits

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center staff and CPN tribal members have been working diligently since the flood of 2014 to create an exhibit detailing Potawatomi life from pre-colonial times to […]
July 26, 2017

Oh boy! An update on the recently hatched bald eagle

An American bald eagle hatched at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary in May to Kche Gizhek (Kyla) and Zagéndem-nené (Charlie) will be released thanks to special authorization from the United States Fish and Wildlife […]
July 25, 2017

Caregiver Program offers respite for families of home-bound Citizen Potawatomi

According to the Social Security Administration, American men reaching the age of 65 today can expect to live, on average, until they’re 84. For women, the life expectancy is 86. Yet […]
July 24, 2017

Blue Zones seek partners in Shawnee

In April, CPN Vice-Chairman Linda Capps wrote about her work with an initiative in Pottawatomie County that seeks to promote healthier lifestyle and infrastructure in the […]
July 24, 2017

CPN Veterans report: July 2017

Bozho, On May 29, Memorial Day, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization’s Color Guard met at the Tecumseh Cemetery for a special memorial service to remember past and present veterans and active […]