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 […]
September 12, 2016

Tribal member Jennifer Lamirand joins CPN Supreme Court

Amidst the ballot options available to CPN voters at the 2016 Family Reunion Festival were confirmations of executive appointments to the CPN Supreme Court. Tribal member […]
September 10, 2016

Learn the signs for Suicide Prevention Day on September 10

Oklahoma continues to have some of the highest rates of behavioral health disorders, which include mental health and substance abuse disorders. Unfortunately, many Oklahomans do not receive the help they […]
September 9, 2016

PLP present projects to impact tribe

Each year, the students in the Potawatomi Leadership Program spend much of their six-week internship completing projects to benefit the tribe. “It is an intentionally open-ended project,” said CPN Department […]
September 8, 2016

FireLodge Tribal Youth update: September 2016

With the summer behinds us, we have jumped straight into fall sessions here at the FireLodge Tribal Youth Program. These include the: Get Native Program – The tribal youth […]
September 7, 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 […]
September 6, 2016

Miss Potawatomi crowned at 2016 Gathering

Four young women competed in the annual Miss Potawatomi Pageant during the 2016 Gathering of Potawatomi Nations in July. These ladies had to be 13-19 years of age and demonstrate their […]
September 5, 2016

CPN education update: September 2016

Tips for the college process Have a list of wants and needs: I had a wish list a mile long of things that would be cool to have at […]