January 14, 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation gives back for the holidays

Enterprises, employees and several departments across the Tribe including FireLake Discount Foods and FireLodge Children and Family Services collect and supply food and gifts through other programs in addition to the Salvation Army every fall.
January 13, 2020

Language update: January 2020

The CPN Language Department reflects on the end of the year as the next year begins in its January 2020 update.
January 7, 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation completes two bridge rehabilitation projects

Tribal officials and employees gathered at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort to open a new steel truss bridge at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. The opening completed a huge infrastructure undertaking for the Nation, which stemmed from the 2019 spring storm season that saw record rainfall in Oklahoma.
January 6, 2020

Wadasé Zhabwé’s telemetry stuns experts

Wadasé’s last visit to the aviary was the first week of September. True to her pattern over the last few years, she visits late fall or early winter, briefly, as if to just check in.
January 3, 2020

New Lease Purchase Program prepares Potawatomi for homeownership

The CPN Housing Department recently rolled out a new home ownership program aimed at putting eligible Citizen Potawatomi on the path to owning a new home.
December 27, 2019

Tips to incorporate an Indigenous diet in 2020

Incorporating Indigenous agricultural systems into food policy can address public health issues while simultaneously healing Native Americans physically, emotionally and spiritually.
December 27, 2019

Jessica McQueen — CPN videographer by day and film production crewmember by night

For Cherokee Nation citizen and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Audio Visual Production Coordinator Jessica McQueen, sharing stories through visual mediums is at the heart of her career.
December 19, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: December 2019

This episode is filled with music! A Potawatomi folk artist releases her first solo album and plays a show in Oklahoma City, and the CPN Language Department teaches kids Christmas carols as part of a youth choir program. We’ll also explore the ways the Tribe gives back to the community around the holidays.
December 13, 2019

CPN Workforce & Social Services Tribal Re-entry Program teaches self-sufficiency

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce & Social Services offers its Tribal Re-entry Program to former inmates. It is available to members of federally recognized tribes located within the program’s service area.