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 […]
March 30, 2017

Indian offenders face different path through healing to wellness drug court

In a state where prison overcrowding has become an economic, criminal justice and political issue, the pendulum has swung in recent years as Oklahoma policy makers seek to halt overcrowding at […]
March 29, 2017

Tribal-owned KGFF Radio lauded by FCC Chair Pai for FM band

Pottawatomie County’s oldest radio station, KGFF, has had a lot of milestones since it first went on the airwaves in 1930. It’s most recent significant event was the September 2016 expansion […]
March 28, 2017

‘Historic day’ as Chairman Barrett signs Iron Horse LLC agreement

With Vice-Chairman Linda Capps and Director of Economic Development and Planning James C. Collard Ph.D. standing alongside, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett signed what he termed “a historic piece […]
March 27, 2017

CPN Veterans report: March 2017

Bozho, There are a lot of changes going on this year with the CPN Veterans Organization. We have a new team leader for our Color Guard, Derek Skaggs. He was […]