February 2, 2017

College leadership program applications open February 1

The 2017 Potawatomi Leadership Program application will be open from February 1 – April 15. Every summer, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation brings 8-10 tribal members ages 18-20 to learn about the tribe’s […]
February 1, 2017

Two CPN members work amidst challenging budget shortfall at Oklahoma state capitol in 2017

  With longtime Moore, Oklahoma State Representative Paul Wesselhöft stepping down due to term limits, Senator Jason Smalley (R-Stroud) and Representative Mark McBride (R-Moore) are the only Citizen Potawatomi serving in the […]
January 31, 2017

Oklahoma Potawatomi can’t rely on Tribal ID cards after state-issued IDs fall out of compliance

The Real ID is a coordinated effort between state and federal governments to provide reliable state-issued identification documents that will curb the use of fraudulent IDs by terrorists. The law, passed […]
January 30, 2017

Tribal election candidates certified

Each year the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal legislature holds elections for seats in the tribal legislature. Legislative terms are staggered, meaning a certain number of seats are always on the ballot […]
January 29, 2017

CPN member Baylee Ogle crowned Miss Oklahoma Teen USA

On December 18, 2016 tribal member Baylee Ogle was crowned Miss Oklahoma Teen USA 2017 at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort. Ogle topped 46 competitors from across the state and will […]
January 28, 2017

Tribal car tag fee donations add $1.7 million for Oklahoma schools

A severe budget shortfall that is impacting classrooms around the state means that dollars going directly into the classroom are even more important. Programs like the Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal car tags […]
January 27, 2017

Iron Horse Industrial Park is on the rails

Long laid plans for Iron Horse Industrial Park are finally coming to fruition for the CPN Planning and Economic Development Department. Under the direction of Director James C. Collard, Ph.D., crews began […]
January 26, 2017

PBA-FireLake Tournament of Champions gets rolling for finale on ESPN February 19

While the temperatures outside may be cool, the action on the lanes inside FireLake Arena will be hot as Sweden’s Jesper Svensson looks to retain his title from the 2016 […]
January 25, 2017

Roads department wins tribal infrastructure project of the year award

With overlapping county, federal and municipal road projects, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Roads Department plays an important role in supplementing travel infrastructure in large parts of Pottawatomie County. One of the department’s […]