May 7, 2019

CPN establishes first tribal AISES chapter

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society recently approved Citizen Potawatomi Nation to establish the first tribal chapter of the organization, Shkodedeajek (Those Who Carry the Fire in Their Hearts).
May 6, 2019

Woodworking a family tradition for CPN’s Matthew Cheatwood

CPN tribal member and employee Matthew Cheatwood carries on traditions learned from his own family as a finishing carpenter for the Nation.
May 2, 2019

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2019 — District 11

Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for three competitive races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about their backgrounds and reasons for running for Tribal office.
May 2, 2019

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2019 — District 10

In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for three competitive races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan […]
May 2, 2019

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2019 — District 13

Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for three competitive races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about their backgrounds and reasons for running for Tribal office.
April 30, 2019

Sex education influences teen birth rate

In an effort to address the higher rates of teenage pregnancies, IHS partnered with rural school districts in its service unit to provide clinics and fact-based health education offerings to both male and female students.
April 29, 2019

Yeager competes with older players in national baseball showcase

This past December, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s own Kolton Yeager traveled to Dallas, Texas, to compete in the prestigious All-American Baseball Youth games. His coach nominated him for the invite-only event.
April 26, 2019

Potawatomi in leadership for both OK legislative bodies

Two Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members currently hold leadership positions in both chambers of the 2019 Oklahoma Legislature.
April 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: April 2019

This episode explores the sounds and career of a CPN member who’s made a name for himself in hip hop, tips from a Tribal trainer and the history of the Nation's Veterans Organization's eagle staff.