May 15, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John “Rocky” Barrett: May 2018

Bozho nikan (Hello, my friend), During the “Termination Era,” the federal government, under the authority of the U.S. Congress, managed to eliminate more than 100 tribal […]
April 5, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John “Rocky” Barrett: April 2018

Bozho nikan (Hello, my friend), As we do our everyday jobs here at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, we often get so engrossed in Tribal business that […]
March 23, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho nikan (Hello my friend), It is officially 2018, and before we know it, it will be time for the annual Family Reunion Festival. Many important […]
March 22, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho nikan (Hello my friend), In early November we were notified by St. Gregory’s University of its intent to suspend operations of the university at the […]
March 19, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho nikan (Hello my friend), The end of the year is approaching and with that comes many opportunities to gather as a family. In November we […]
March 19, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho nikanek (Hello my friends), We are officially into the fall season. The Potawatomi word for October is Bnakwigises, or leaves have fallen moon. The fall […]
March 19, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho nikanek (Hello my friends), The tribe has had a busy summer. In addition to our Family Reunion Festival and tribal elections, we also hosted our […]
March 8, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John ‘Rocky’ Barrett

Bozho (Hello), Recently we commissioned a study looking at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s economic impact on Pottawatomie County and the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which […]
February 28, 2018

Tribal Chairman – John “Rocky” Barrett

Bozho nikan (Hello my friend), The Citizen Potawatomi Nation came into being with the Treaty of 1861. The Tribe acquired its reservation for cash with the […]