Rachel Watson joined the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education this summer as a college advisor, bringing a diverse and unique educational background and career experiences.
The United States celebrates Columbus Day — also recognized as Indigenous Peoples’ Day — on the second Monday in October every year, and the holiday further perpetuates false narratives.
The Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa celebrated Carmelita Wamego Skeeter’s 45 years of service to the organization and the Native American community.
First National Bank & Trust Co. welcomes James P. Boggs as executive vice president. Boggs has had a long and impressive career in the banking industry and has proven himself to be a leader in the community.
All-state athlete Trevor Martin has impressive arm as a right-handed pitcher, and his performance throughout high school gained the attention of several schools, including Oklahoma State University.
Leaders from the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and City of Shawnee announced the launch of Shawnee Aligned, a new initiative wherein the two governments will seek opportunities to collaborate for the betterment of the Shawnee community.
On Sept. 30, 1809, Potawatomi, Delaware, Miami and Eel River tribal leaders signed the Treaty of Fort Wayne, which included ceding approximately 3 million acres of land in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan for 2 cents per acre.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services welcomed Dakota LeClaire as the new East Clinic public health nurse in March 2021.
The Hands Are for Helping project educates youngsters on the importance of playing safely without violence. It was developed to help assist parents teach their children the best ways to overcome conflict without a physical altercation.
After removal west of the Mississippi, the Potawatomi utilized the limited available resources to survive. The Tribe’s expedition to present-day Missouri and Iowa put them in first-hand contact with other groups also experiencing displacement, including Mormons.