June 30, 2020

Your role in protecting children

In a time of social distancing, a result of the global pandemic that is COVID-19, the possibility of children being abused and neglected might be rising.
June 29, 2020

PLP alum reforms Oklahoma City University student government

In March 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Trae Trousdale became the first Native American to hold the position of Oklahoma City University Student Government Association president in the school’s history.
June 26, 2020

Tips for Native families navigating the child welfare system

For many families involved in the child welfare system, accessing family support services and navigating court processes requires determination. CPN’s FireLodge Children & Family Services is involved in every child welfare case involving Citizen Potawatomi children across the U.S.
June 23, 2020

Chick-fil-a’s Madison to serve on Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation board

The opportunity to open a Chick-fil-A franchise made moving back to Oklahoma possible, and in February 2015, Madison opened the restaurant’s first and only location in Shawnee.
June 18, 2020

Senior programs sustain Potawatomi elder traditions

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation serves Native American elders through numerous departments and programs, including Title VI, Workforce & Social Services and the CPN Housing Department.
June 10, 2020

CPN Education Department maintains connection with students during pandemic

During this period of uncertainty and distance, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education has focused its efforts on creating widoktadwen (community) among Potawatomi students.
June 3, 2020

CPNHS COVID-19 pandemic update

CPNHS was well prepared to handle COVID-19 patients in the safest way possible. Our safety protocols for patients, employees and coworkers have proven highly successful and are still in place.
May 26, 2020

VW settlement aids carbon emissions decreases across the Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Citizen Potawatomi Nation used VW Settlement Trust funds to purchase five new, low-diesel emission trucks as a settlement beneficiary from the company's lawsuit with the Environmental Protection Agency.
May 22, 2020

Space can be a good thing

While many of us long for the kind of human contact we knew in the recent past, we can still experience too much closeness at times with the people we love. I know this seems confusing, and that’s because it is! But it’s also okay.