April 23, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: April 2020

During this episode, we’ll learn about the relationship between humans and butterflies, hear from a Tribal member who has been exploring her ancestry and Tribal culture and learn some Potawatomi words about spring.
March 26, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: March 2020

This episode contains stories of Tribal members and CPN departments contributing to the greater community — from enacting change through leadership roles to making communication easier and encouraging others to connect with their culture through music.
November 27, 2019

Grant improves 911 call center serving Pottawatomie County

Technological upgrades to 911 software and hardware are becoming an essential component of emergency response. Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Transportation named CPN a recipient of 911 Grant Program funds, assigned for improvements to the county system.
August 30, 2019

Tribal sales tax raises more than $52k for Pottawatomie County schools

Under the direction of CPN Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett and support from the CPN Tribal Legislature, the Nation contributed funds to public school systems from sales tax receipts at Tribal enterprises.
August 5, 2019

Study highlights Native American tribes’ impact on Oklahoma economy

A study sponsored through the Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium found that the 38 federally recognized tribes in Oklahoma had a $12.9 billion impact on the state in 2017, directly employing more than 50,000 people and supporting 96,000 jobs to tribal citizens and non-citizens, accounting for more than $4.6 billion in wages and benefits to Oklahoma workers in 2017.
December 10, 2018

Kansas City charter school district aims to teach Native history, culture

Submitted by Jennifer Dye Crossroads Academy – Central Street focuses on producing culturally literate scholars from its diverse student body by looking at every aspect of […]
August 6, 2015

Tribal economic impact surpasses $500 million once again

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $540 million impact in Oklahoma for 2014. CPN directly supported 2,100 jobs and paid $78.6 million in wages and benefits. […]
January 13, 2015

Career counseling classes offered at CPN Employment and Training

 Though Oklahoma’s 4.5 percent unemployment rate is below the national average, continued economic uncertainty can make finding work difficult, but help is available. CPN’s Employment and […]
January 7, 2015

CPN Administration silent auction raises $1,750 after Angel Tree gift drive

Employees at the CPN Administration building hosted a silent auction in the first weeks of December to raise money for the CPN Angel Tree. However, by […]