April 5, 2019

Boyles’ gourd art connects the community in Kansas

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Building in Rossville, Kansas, fosters kinship through a wide variety of classes. Elders, in particular, gather at the center for companionship and fun. Tribal member Judy Boyles teaches a gourd decorating class on occasion and appreciates the outlet.
May 13, 2019

Navarre descendant’s hidden talent inspires Tribal members of all ages to learn new skills

CPN member and veteran Mike Martin learned how to play the flute after hearing musicians perform while volunteering at the Topeka Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas.
February 17, 2020

Language connections through the web

Assimilation into Western culture caused many Nishnabé names to disappear and naming ceremonies have become less frequent. As Tribal members return to their Indigenous roots, more seek out these links to their family history.
November 10, 2020

Dozens attend flag dedication ceremony at First National Bank & Trust Co.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation and First National Bank & Trust Co. welcomed the broader community to a flag dedication ceremony on the bank’s property in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.
January 7, 2021

Thanksgiving basket food drive reaches more families than ever in 2020

In 2020, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Workforce Development & Social Services staff expanded the number of families they served with their annual Thanksgiving Food Basket Drive, from 185 to 225.