A rising tide lifts all boats

Whether it’s employing tens of thousands of Oklahomans, providing law enforcement in rural communities, or bringing in federal funds to pay for road paving, Oklahoma’s tribal nations contribute greatly to our shared communities.

First National Bank & Trust Co. gives back to our communities

The holiday season is always a time of togetherness and giving back, but that feels even more important than usual this year when so many are struggling. At First National Bank & Trust, there are several ways we give back to our communities during the holiday season.

CPN oversees ITEMC donation distribution

The Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition recently received a generous donation of more than 60,000 masks and 26,500 face shields to assist Native Nations across Oklahoma during the coronavirus pandemic.

Hownikan Podcast: September 2020

This episode discusses how to combat habitual stress from the pandemic, the history of the Oklahoma land runs, and how to teach a dog commands in Potawatomi.

Hownikan Podcast: August 2020

Two CPN staff members join this episode to discuss critical resources their departments offer, including CARES Act funding. We also hear from artists who cultivated a unique art exhibit that brings 12 Citizen Potawatomi and Anishnabe artists together for a spark of beauty during a pandemic.

Creating a positive tone at home

Positive emotions humans experience actually broaden our sense of possibilities and allow us to then build new skills or resources that can positively impact our future.

Hownikan Podcast: July 2020

In this episode, we talk to CPN’s Tribal Court Chief Justice about current civil rights issues, hear from a Tribal member about an unexpected turn in her employment, and learn how CPN Department of Education funding helped a student discover more about himself and his passions.

Hownikan Podcast: June 2020

This episode takes a look at the history of Native Americans and infectious disease, how the CPN human resources department has adapted during the coronavirus pandemic and a new United States Department of Agriculture program helping get food to Tribal members in Kansas.