January 10, 2019

Nonprofit helps relieve economic stress of menstrual hygiene across Indian Country

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney was inspired to start a nonprofit to supply Native American students with menstrual hygiene products at school to keep them in class while on their period.
January 2, 2019

Tribal Legislature closes year out with late November meeting

On Nov. 29, 2018, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Legislature held its final meeting of the year. They approved grant applications and resolutions supporting several pieces of federal legislation.
November 19, 2018

Finding food on the prairie

Before colonialism, the Potawatomi lived semi-nomadically as hunter-gatherers, picking Earth’s bounties seasonally. Often, they collected nuts, which provided fats and nutrients to cook, fry and survive […]
November 2, 2018

The Mad Tatter takes over tattooing in Shawnee

The Mad Tatter celebrated its two-year anniversary at the end of October, and in that time, people took notice. Inspired by the 1951 animated film, Alice […]
October 17, 2018

Gallery remembers the Potawatomi Trail of Death

Amidst an era of increased expansion by non-Native settlers into the United States’ western frontiers, a single piece of legislation codified federal policy on the topic […]
October 5, 2018

America’s original sport returns to Pottawatomie County

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation invites local youth interested in taking up North America’s original sport to attend the Lacrosse Exhibition Day on Oct. 14. The event […]
October 4, 2018

Beyond the badge

Not much in life slows down Citizen Potawatomi Nation police officer Kurt Shirey. In fact, some consider him to be the Nation’s Energizer Bunny. Before coming […]
September 27, 2018

IT specialist Greg Watson serves country while serving the Nation

Greg Watson’s passion is connecting with people. Before becoming an information technology specialist with Citizen Potawatomi Nation in 2014, he served vital IT functions in the […]
September 20, 2018

2018 Farm Bill, impact on Indian Country

Every five years, U.S. legislators update bipartisan legislation regulating the agriculture industry and federal food assistance programs through the Agriculture Improvement Act, or farm bill. In […]