September 18, 2020

Communication breakdown: it ain’t just a river in Kansas anymore

We aren’t always clear with one another in our communication. Right now seems particularly difficult to many people with so many messages about so many things going on in our society.
September 10, 2020

Scholarship recipient’s heart for service

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine selected Bourassa descendant Leonard Almero as the first recipient of the Sycuan Medical Scholars Award.
August 19, 2020

One of CPN’s first COVID-19 patients gives back

The Peltier family descendant found a renewed sense of purpose. She sought to improve the recovery process for others as the pandemic worsened in the United States; Dykstra-Tibbs learned her body’s response to the virus could benefit others, which prompted her to donate toward a new type of treatment in Oklahoma.
August 13, 2020

The importance of early melanoma detection

Among the key warning signs of melanoma or other forms of skin cancer are the appearance of new or unusual growths, such as moles, lumps or blemishes that do not look like those already on one’s body.
August 6, 2020

CPN member Steve Weddle provides COVID-19 antibodies testing to employers

Weddle believes in the potential of antibodies testing's usefulness. The LabLik team travels to sometimes three or four cities a week, taking blood samples in warehouses, parking lots, cubicles, conference rooms, basements — wherever.
July 17, 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation announces mask mandate

Because COVID-19 cases in Pottawatomie County have doubled since June, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) will require face masks and social distancing for all people at businesses within its tribal jurisdiction beginning Monday, July 20.
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 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.
May 22, 2020

Trying to understand each other during COVID-19

When we feel irritated, frustrated or annoyed with other people, trying to understand them and their thoughts will certainly help reduce those feelings. Almost every time we feel one of these three feelings, it is because we do not understand something about where others are coming from.