December 19, 2018

Cultural participation aids charge against youth suicide

Having a strong cultural identity and participating in traditional customs, ceremonies and other Native American practices can positively influence mental health across Indian Country and help to decrease attempted suicide across all age groups.
December 21, 2018

Potawatomi Leadership Program project helped sharpen Paulina Davison’s college experience

Paulina Davison participated in the Potawatomi Leadership Program in the summer of 2015. It helped sharpen her college experience, and she was name an Outstanding Computer Systems Engineering Graduate at Arizona State University in Spring 2018.
December 26, 2018

Potawatomi serves in Oklahoma Silver Haired Legislature

CPN tribal member Monroe Jeffrey made his way back to Oklahoma after retiring from his financial management job in California. Since arriving, Jeffrey has found a way to give back through his experience as the Oklahoma Silver Haired Legislature's treasurer.
January 2, 2019

Tribal dietitian makes eating healthy fun

Maggi Gilbert recently joined CPN as a registered dietitian at FireLake Wellness Center. She enjoys her new job that includes patient care, cooking demos and grocery store tours.
January 3, 2019

National Save the Eagles Day, January 10

Since being placed on the endangered species list in the early 1970s, the bald eagle population grew under protection. Today they are off the list, and the CPN Eagle Aviary works every day to make sure the important symbol for Potawatomi thrives for future generations.
January 7, 2019

Beginner’s guide to beading on a loom

Native Americans, including Potawatomi, have used beading as an art form long before European contact. Many today adorn their regalia with wonderful patterns and meaningful beaded pieces. It's never too late to learn this beautiful tradition.
January 8, 2019

Welcome to the Intranet! (Quick-start guide)

Welcome to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Employee Intranet! We’ve worked hard to try and bring everything that employees need together in one convenient location. This article […]
January 10, 2019

Nonprofit helps relieve economic stress of menstrual hygiene across Indian Country

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney was inspired to start a nonprofit to supply Native American students with menstrual hygiene products at school to keep them in class while on their period.
January 11, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center to expand services, programs in 2019

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Center plans to expand their services and programs in the new year, becoming not just a museum but a community and cultural center.