October 19, 2016

CPN flu shot clinic serves more than 1,100 community members

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services drive-thru flu shot clinic provided more than 1,100 people with free influenza vaccines on October 15. People came by car, […]
October 19, 2016

William Polke’s journey on the Trail of Death

In 1838, the Potawatomi Indians in the state of Indiana were forcibly removed from their ancestral homelands by order of the U.S. government. The 859 Potawatomi who […]
October 18, 2016

Community garden produces one ton of produce

The one-acre CPN community garden produced its first successful spring and summer crop in 2016. After several months of tilling, watering, sweating and weeding, Cultural Heritage Center Director Kelli Mosteller, Ph.D., and […]
October 17, 2016

PBA returns to FireLake for 2017 events

The Professional Bowlers Association’s successful relationship with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, FireLake Bowling Center and FireLake Arena will expand in 2017 when the Shawnee-based organizations […]
October 14, 2016

Dodoshke’wek-The first sacred food

Enedina Banks, who works in the language department at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center, has committed her life to revitalizing Potawatomi ways. One way she does this is by educating the […]
October 13, 2016

FireLodge Tribal Youth update: October 2016

Things have stayed quite busy for the FireLodge Tribal Youth Program since the kickoff of the 2016 school year. This is the time of year we look forward to […]
October 12, 2016

Martin’s start at FireLake puts him on the path to golf course career

Employment opportunities at Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal departments and commercial enterprises are extensive. With approximately 2,400 employees and more than 50 positions for part- and full-time positions open daily, there are ample […]
October 11, 2016

Community Development Corporation wins $1m for Native American small business support

With the American economy creeping along at anemic growth rates, traditional lending institutions continue to hold back on loans for small businesses. Stepping into that gap […]
October 11, 2016

A letter from the 2016 Miss Potawatomi

Bozho, I’d like to introduce myself as your Miss Pottawatomi Nation 2016-2017. My name is Mary Shabanaa Bush. I am a citizen of the Gun Lake Tribe. I am […]