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 […]
March 24, 2017

Indiana University establishes First Nations Leadership Ambassadors Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — In an effort to strengthen the connection to and gain insight from the Native American community, Indiana University is establishing the […]
March 23, 2017

Ross Swimmer on tribal banks and the direction of Indian Country under Trump

While many Citizen Potawatomi know of the tribe’s ownership of a bank, First National Bank and Trust Co., few know that amongst its board of directors is an individual whose previous […]
March 22, 2017

A look into CPN ethnology collections

Bozho, I am excited to write my second installment regarding my position and duties at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as the Ethnology Collections Manager.  As discussed in […]
March 21, 2017

Monarch partnership: One year later

Last year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation partnered with six Oklahoma tribes, the Euchee Butterfly Farm and the University of Kansas Monarch Watch to reestablish monarch butterfly habitats on tribal lands in Oklahoma. They […]