September 17, 2019

2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program final projects and reflections

The 10 members of each Potawatomi Leadership Program class are required to present a final project, which is a major goal of their time with Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
September 16, 2019

Hank Williams Jr. show at FireLake Arena breaks records

Outlaw country artist Hank Williams Jr. visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation July 19, 2019, bringing thousands of fans to FireLake Arena. His performance marks the largest event ever hosted at the facility.
September 12, 2019

Tribal health care could lessen State’s financial costs under Medicaid

A recent study produced by the group IHS - Health Care Reform in Indian Country seems to indicate that the presence of tribes can offset a significant cost to the state.
September 10, 2019

“Play It Loud” brings home an Emmy

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter awarded a Play it Loud episode featuring Levi Parham produced by the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort an Emmy in the “Interview or Discussion” category.
September 9, 2019

September is national Healthy Aging Month

Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services elders utilize to stay full of life and free of pain, and Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to learn how to maintain an active lifestyle and independence.
September 5, 2019

OIGA offers rebuttal to Stitt’s stance on compacts

Speaking before a full house at a July 24 panel on the state of Oklahoma’s tribal casinos, Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association officials reiterated their support for the current compact and its benefits for the state’s 31 gaming tribes.
August 29, 2019

Summertime at the CPN Aviary

Summer is the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary’s busiest season. It includes the Family Reunion Festival, the Potawatomi Leadership Program, summer camp tours as well as eagle feather molting. The heat and severe weather also require staff to take extra precautions.
August 27, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center staff seek to protect Potawatomi history and culture

Tohono O’odham Nation citizen Tracy Wind conserves Native American history for future generations through her career in the museum field. She joined Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as an assistant Tribal Historic Preservation Officer fall 2017.
August 22, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: August 2019

During this episode, we’ll learn the basics of handgames played every year at Family Reunion Festival, practice with CPN’s women’s drum group, and meet the 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program class.