Workforce Development & Social Services Assistant Director Margaret Zientek became the 14th Citizen Potawatomi Nation member named an AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder honoree in 2019.
CPN won the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting in 2018, earning the award three decades straight.
In 2018, four Citizen Potawatomi Nation employees from different departments won the Oklahoma NextGen Under 30 program’s 30 Under 30 leadership award.
The Native American Journalists Association is dedicated to supporting Native American journalism and held their annual awards ceremony for excellence in reporting in Indian Country. In the category of tribal publications with more than 10,000 readers, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s tribal newspaper the Hownikan brought home four awards. More than 700 awards entries were received. The Read More »
The two awards from the evening. Amongst a ballroom filled with several hundred representatives of the state’s most influential companies, The Journal Record newspaper honored the Citizen Potawatomi Nation for its charitable influence in Oklahoma in the past year. “Being nominated alongside firms like OG&E, Verizon Wireless and so many others is an honor Read More »
The American Red Cross is awarding $6.5 million in new grants to communities in Oklahoma to help homeowners affected by last May’s tornadoes install new storm shelters. Today’s announcement brings the total amount awarded by the Red Cross for storm shelters to $10.3 million for affected Oklahoma areas, which should support installation of as Read More »
House of Hope Prevention Coordinator, Amanda Chapman, makes sure that the CPN domestic violence program is being brought forth to the community. One way Chapman raises awareness for the program is through a once a semester lecture on student dating violence to teens at Bethel High School. Chapman educates teens about dating violence through the Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Nation members have had many accomplishments and earned distinctions in academic, athletic and artistic fields over the past few months. Here are just a few of their success stories. Tecumseh, Okla. High School alum Junior Lowden, a Curly-family member, was inducted into the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Athletics Hall of Fame in January Read More »