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July 9, 2020

Legislative update July 2020

An update and recap of the CPN legislative session held May 28, 2020.
July 8, 2020

Riggle named Gates Scholarship recipient

In April 2020, Riggle received the news that The Gates Scholarship organization selected him as one of 300 minority students from across the country for the prestigious program.
July 7, 2020

Weld descendant named OAOP’s Optometric Physician of the Year

Dr. Mosteller operates her practice Tuttle Family Eyecare in Tuttle, Oklahoma. She began volunteering with OAOP while in optometry school, and since 2006, has served in its congress committee and executive committee for education.
July 6, 2020

Governor loses in court, federal judge still to determine auto-renewal

The question of whether the Oklahoma Model Gaming Compacts auto-renewed on Jan. 1, 2020, may be decided soon by U.S. Western District Court Chief Judge Timothy DeGiusti.
July 2, 2020

Legislator organizes USDA Farmers to Families program for Citizen Potawatomi members in Kansas

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 4 Legislator Jon Boursaw organized the Tribe’s participation as a local branch of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help distribute food to Potawatomi throughout northeastern Kansas.
July 2, 2020

Anderson family history

The Anderson family’s Potawatomi roots began in 18th century Peoria, Illinois, when a Potawatomi woman named Mary C. Tremblay married a blacksmith named John Anderson.
June 30, 2020

Your role in protecting children

In a time of social distancing, a result of the global pandemic that is COVID-19, the possibility of children being abused and neglected might be rising.
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 26, 2020

Tips for Native families navigating the child welfare system

For many families involved in the child welfare system, accessing family support services and navigating court processes requires determination. CPN’s FireLodge Children & Family Services is involved in every child welfare case involving Citizen Potawatomi children across the U.S.