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 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.
April 22, 2020

Building new positive mental cues

In times like these when our social supports can seem limited, it may be helpful to find the things that tell us it just might be a good day today.
April 21, 2020

Webseries: How to pay for college

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Development Corporation, CPN Department of Education, Oklahoma Regents for Higher Education’s Oklahoma Money Matters, and the Oklahoma College Assistance Program hosted a series of webinars highlighting multiple options on how to pay for college.
March 10, 2020

Educator and minority student advocate fosters love of science

Tribal member Cheyenne Branscum created the Geo Team program in 2018, which encourages minority students often not exposed to STEM subjects as academic focal points to lead independent research projects in one of the areas.
February 28, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: February 2020

This time on Hownikan Podcast, we’ll hear from a Tribal member and high school student whose dreams include space travel and learn about how CPN manages its land today.
January 10, 2020

High schooler gains courtroom experience at Harvard

Peltier descendant Tyler Brassfield attended the Harvard Mock Trial High School Seminar Program in Massachusetts.
December 26, 2019

Intern secures funding for Cultural Heritage Center project Bridging the Gap

Beaubien descendant Kaitlyn Precure's internship with Citizen Potawatomi Nation focused on potential funding opportunities to expand the CPN Cultural Heritage Center’s programming.
November 22, 2019

Roger Greenwalt utilizes new knowledge to build community

Greenwalt found out about the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education scholarship while reading the Hownikan at the same time his children started college. When the time felt right for him to return to school, he applied, too.