CPN Indian Child Welfare Department caseworker Whitney Coots helps children of neglect and abuse improve their situation every day.
Since the Citizen Potawatomi arrived in Oklahoma, taking advantage of the state’s plentiful white-tailed deer population as well as other wild game has provided lean, healthy meat.
From bustling pioneer settlements to oil booms and busts and growing metropolitan areas, the state of Oklahoma has undergone many changes since the Potawatomi arrived in Indian Territory in 1872. That includes the demise of many small, rural communities. Although numerous towns once existed throughout Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s jurisdiction, a few stand out.
With rental and mortgage assistance opportunities, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Housing Department’s new lease with option to purchase program helps people transition into homeownership.
Tribal election chairman candidates for 2021 answer questions about their qualifications and plans.
Native Americans are up to four times more likely to have their children taken and placed into foster care than their non-Native counterparts.
On Feb. 25, 2021, the full CPN legislature convened their February meeting.
January was National Stalking Awareness Month, and prevention specialist Kayla Woody hosted three different webinars to both Pleasant Grove Middle School and Shawnee High School classes. The House of Hope partnered with the Stalking Prevention Awareness Resource Center and Community Renewal of Pottawatomie County to provide much-needed information about signs of stalking and ways to prevent stalking.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Christina Foster’s artist portfolio shows her growth and self-discovery gained throughout her education. Much of her work centers around self-exploration and displays both her artistic process and final results.
In this episode, we’ll hear about the history of the Potawatomi census book of 1862 and the Tribe’s efforts to gain ownership, an environmental activists’ stay with CPN during her journey hiking across the U.S. as well as the behavioral health department’s smoking cessation classes.