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September 18, 2020

Aerial survey creates topographical map of Welch allotment

Collecting survey data helps the Nation make decisions about the land’s makeup and future use. CPN has and continues to conduct feasibility studies to ensure the development benefits the Tribe and its members.
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 17, 2020

CPN member records spiritual awakening in new book

Vieux family descendant Randy Kritkausky’s mother told him about his Potawatomi ancestry as a young child; however, he developed a deep connection to it, primarily through nature, in his late 60s.
September 16, 2020

Bourassa family history

Like many French who came to North America in the 17th and 18th centuries, the Bourassa family played a role in the development of both the fur trade and French-Native American relations.
September 15, 2020

CPN’s Chief Justice gives thoughts on Native American mascots, use of race in marketing and branding

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Supreme Court Chief Justice and Indigenous rights scholar Angela Riley sat down with Hownikan to discuss current events in the context of Indian Country.
September 14, 2020

Language update: September 2020

Explore the similarities and differences between verb forms and dialect in Potawatomi.
September 11, 2020

Workforce Development & Social Services provides back-to-school support

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce Development & Social Services seeks to help Native American families and students in need with access to assistance, no matter the circumstances.
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.
September 9, 2020

Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., per the CDC, and over 1.4 million Americans attempt each year. It is important to be able to notice the signs and provide help immediately because everyone is affected by suicide, not just the victim.