October 9, 2019

Raptors play a key role in ecological management

The CPN Eagle Aviary is proud to also care for three non-eagles including an augur buzzard named Nikan, a peregrine falcon named Lady Z and Jigwé, a Harris’s hawk.
August 29, 2019

Summertime at the CPN Aviary

Summer is the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary’s busiest season. It includes the Family Reunion Festival, the Potawatomi Leadership Program, summer camp tours as well as eagle feather molting. The heat and severe weather also require staff to take extra precautions.
June 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: June 2019

This episode focuses on art created by Tribal members, highlighting both a stop-motion animator and a painter who mixes foundations of Native American art with eclecticism. A staff member of the CPN Eagle Aviary teaches the similarities and differences between bald and golden eagles, which the aviary houses.
November 14, 2018

Dream Warriors give hope to troubled Natives through music

A group of five musicians from Dream Warriors Management stopped at Citizen Potawatomi Nation this September. During their national “Heal It” tour, they performed for thousands […]
November 5, 2018

Wadase returns with a friend

  By Jennifer Randell and Bree  Dunham, CPN Eagle Aviary Managers Weather patterns have been erratic this year, and fall has been no exception in Oklahoma. The […]
September 1, 2017

First eaglet hatched at CPN Eagle Aviary will soon soar

Aviary staff has been working to prepare an American bald eagle hatched at the facility in May for release. In addition to securing permission from the […]
March 22, 2016

Wadase update: March 2016

February’s article for the aviary didn’t contain a great deal of information about Wadasé Zhabwé other than a brief description of her recent telemetry location and […]
March 9, 2016

CPN Community Garden ready for spring

CPN’s first community garden was planted in 2014. Tending it has become an annual activity that many elders, tribal members and employees take part in. Not […]
January 12, 2016

Wadasé update: January 2016

Nov. 10 was the last morning that Wadasé Zhabwé visited the aviary. She arrived early from her roost in the east pasture and spent the better […]