September 26, 2016

CPN Veterans report: September 2016

Bozho, The 2016 Gathering of Potawatomi Nations was a great success for the CPN veterans. We had approximately 80 attendees at our meeting of all tribal groups. Our Saturday morning meeting […]
September 22, 2016

Heritage center reconstruction moves forward with museum floor

Since Gathering of Potawatomi Nations, the employees at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center have focused on completing the museum floor. Curator and Archivist Blake Norton, CHC Director Kelli Mosteller, Ph.D., and […]
September 21, 2016

Tribal member Creed Humphrey ranked among top three lineman prospects in the U.S.

CPN members in Oklahoma have likely been reading about a Citizen Potawatomi in their local newspapers if they’re fans of high school and college football. Shawnee, Oklahoma’s Creed Humphrey made headlines […]
September 20, 2016

Tribal employment and training programs boosted after Senate action

The U.S. Senate accomplished something in late July that it doesn’t typically do. It unanimously passed legislation introduced by senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) that, if signed into law, […]
September 19, 2016

Tribal youth member participates in national Native pre-college program in Washington D.C.

I initially heard about the Native American Political Leadership Program’s INSPIRE Pre-College Summer Program during the summer between eighth and ninth grades. I applied the following summer, only to find out […]
September 16, 2016

Tribal members eligible for home buyer and refinancing grant

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Housing Authority (CPNHA) has a “One Time Grant” available to enrolled Tribal members who are going to purchase, build or refinance a home. This grant is for […]
September 15, 2016

Human Resources Department grows to serve 2,400 tribal employees

Few employers have undergone the growth in economic and personnel terms like that the Citizen Potawatomi Nation has in the past decade. Once an employer of just more than 200, today […]
September 14, 2016

Legendary 19th century Potawatomi leader speaks from pages of “Memories of Shaubena”

The personalities of Native American leaders of the pre-removal era are less widely covered than their American counterparts. For every dozen chronicles of American statesmen or military leaders from the early 1800s, […]
September 13, 2016

CPN hosts annual Potawatomi language conference

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center hosted more than 300 tribal members from nine Potawatomi tribes at a language conference in conjunction with the Gathering of Potawatomi Nations.  Justin […]