February 8, 2017

Aviary welcomes fastest bird on the planet

The thunder is talking at the CPN Eagle Aviary, which is now home to a peregrine falcon. Thomo Yake which means “thunder” in Comanche, is an adult, female peregrine falcon, […]
February 7, 2017

Heritage center requests tribal member participation in moccasin project

In 1838, 859 pairs of feet were forced to march 660 miles from their home in Indiana to Kansas on what is now referred to as the Trail of […]
February 6, 2017

Tribal member Carmelita Wamego Skeeter honored for service to Tulsa Indian community

For four decades, the Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa has provided quality, comprehensive health care to the city’s Native American people in a culturally sensitive manner. Born out of […]
February 3, 2017

Two years at new location, BDC Gun Room has become a staple of local community

Like many enterprises that make up the ever growing FireLake complex at Citizen Potawatomi Nation, the tribal member-owned BDC Gun Room stands in stark contrast to what stood in […]
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 […]