January 8, 2019

Put a stop to stalking

Stalking can happen to anyone. Citizen Potawatomi Nation's House of Hope provides assistance to those experiencing domestic violence and stalking.
February 6, 2019

CPN locations achieve designation as Blue Zones Project Approved worksites

Several Citizen Potawatomi Nation worksite locations recently received approval from the Blue Zones Project, meaning the Tribe helps employees make healthier choices daily.
February 22, 2019

Set boundaries in relationships for teens

Dating for teens in 2019 is drastically different than what their parents’ and grandparents’ generations went through. Technology and society have slowly molded dating norms.
March 14, 2019

Potawatomi join amicus brief supporting ICWA

Citizen Potawatomi Nation joined a Native American Rights Fund amicus brief in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
April 4, 2019

Family is a link to the past and a bridge to our future

CPN's FireLodge Children and Family Services recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month with a Fun Walk at FireLake Lake.
April 10, 2019

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2019 marks the 18th annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The theme is “I Ask” to show the power in asking for consent.
May 21, 2019

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

One-third of the children in foster care in Oklahoma are reported to be Native American. Some of the children are Potawatomi and placed in non-Native American homes. FireLodge Children & Family Services strives to place children in culturally appropriate situations.
June 14, 2019

Adult Protective Services looks out for most vulnerable on World Elder Abuse Day

While Citizen Potawatomi cultural traditions center on reverence for one’s ancestors and elders, the issue of elder abuse is present at the Tribal level. If a Tribal adult is unable to make decisions concerning their health and welfare, CPN Adult Protective Services seeks out family members to serve as a guardian.
July 9, 2019

Summer can heat up domestic tensions

Along with the rise in temperature comes a rise in domestic violence cases for shelter advocates and hotlines.