The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the federally-recognized government of the Potawatomi people and exercises governmental jurisdiction in an area bounded by the North Canadian River, the South Canadian River, the Pottawatomie-Seminole County boun-dary (on the east), and the Indian Meridian (on the west).


The Citizen Potawatomi are a living and dynamic people with a bright future. Our spiritual beliefs, historic values and the celebration of our unique trad-itions, language, and sovereignty must be protected and nurtured so that we understand our past and continue to thrive.


The Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services to its citizens and to other Native Americans throughout its tribal jurisdiction. These services in-clude several different categories, including: Housing, Community, Edu-cation, Health, Veterans, Elder and Career Services.


The Citizen Potawatomi Nation has several tribal enterprises that provide services to our citizens and create a substantial economic impact in our communities. Our businesses further the success and prosperity of the Nation; provide employment opp-ortunities for tribal citizens and revenue to support tribal operations.

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Questions? Call us at (833) 481-0638

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