Festival offers games, competitions for all

The 2024 Family Reunion Festival is a great time for catching up with old friends or meeting new ones, and one way to do that is entering the many contests happening over the weekend. From traditional hand games to art contests, archery and more, see a list of events here.

CHC adds option for online interviews

Each year at the Family Reunion Festival, the Cultural Heritage Center hopes to add to its collection of heritage interviews with Tribal members. This year, staff at the CHC is also implementing a new tech incentive program for members to conduct interviews online.

Protecting eye health can affect classroom success

Dr. Stephanie Rice, pediatric optometrist at CPN Health Services’ west clinic, specializes in vision development and working with children from infancy through their teen years. From preventative care to managing screen time to wearing glasses, Dr. Rice offers tips for parents regarding eye health to help their children succeed in the classroom and beyond.

2024 Honored Families

The 2024 Honored Families are Darling, Hardin, Higbee, Levier, Lewis, Nadeau, Negahnquet, Pambogo and Smith.

Program helps save Tribal members’ homes

When two Tribal members in different parts of the country fell on hard times and their homes were in danger of being lost, they found assistance through Citizen Potawatomi Nation. CPN’s Mortgage Assistance Program is available to CPN tribal members who need financial help with a mortgage, homeowner’s insurance, property taxes or HOA fees.

Coming soon: Marking your scholarship as “for room and board”

For fall 2024, students applying for the Tribal scholarship will be able to request that the funding be designated as “for room and board.” This is to allow students like those who attend University of California schools to access their full Tribal benefits.

Extend your stay after Festival

Extend your stay after Family Reunion Festival with some of Shawnee and the Oklahoma City metro area’s numerous attractions.

Notice of Public Hearing

A Public Hearing is scheduled for 3-4:30 P.M., Thursday June 6, 2024, in the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce & Social Services conference room, Workforce Drive, Shawnee, OK 74801. This is a Public Hearing regarding the Nation’s: Housing grant applications (IHBG & ICDBG).