Hownikan Podcast

Hownikan Podcast features all things Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Whether it is an in-depth look at a cultural tradition, a one-on-one conversation with a Tribal artist or a behind-the-scenes explanation of the Nation’s latest expansions, a new episode is released the fourth Thursday of every month. Hownikan Podcast is available for download and subscription on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify.

Produced by CPN’s Public Information Department, Hownikan Podcast is just one of several of its creations — including digital videos, photography and the Tribal newspaper — with the mission of highlighting what is happening in Native America.

For more information about Hownikan Podcast, please contact the CPN Public Information Department at You’ll also find CPN on Facebook at @citizenpotawatomination, on Twitter @c_p_n and on Instagram @hownikan.

December 23, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: December 2020

This month, we talk to CPN child prosecutor Lisa Herbert about the Tribe’s court system, hear about the annual Shop with a Cop charity event and learn about credit counseling services from the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation as well as learn winter words in Potawatomi.
November 26, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: November 2020

This episode includes a look at new international business prospects with CPN, a story of Thanksgiving donations from employees, a visit to a Tribal member’s boot-making workshop and a recipe for traditional corn pancakes.
October 22, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: October 2020

This episode features Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services’ Chief Medical Officer regarding COVID, a CPN veteran included on the Cultural Heritage Center’s Wall of Honor and producer of the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Emmy-winning music program.
September 24, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: September 2020

This episode discusses how to combat habitual stress from the pandemic, the history of the Oklahoma land runs, and how to teach a dog commands in Potawatomi.
August 27, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: August 2020

Two CPN staff members join this episode to discuss critical resources their departments offer, including CARES Act funding. We also hear from artists who cultivated a unique art exhibit that brings 12 Citizen Potawatomi and Anishnabe artists together for a spark of beauty during a pandemic.
July 23, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: July 2020

In this episode, we talk to CPN’s Tribal Court Chief Justice about current civil rights issues, hear from a Tribal member about an unexpected turn in her employment, and learn how CPN Department of Education funding helped a student discover more about himself and his passions.