Bowden retains D13 seat and tribal budget passes overwhelmingly

Though officially three legislative seats were on the June 27, 2015 ballot, absentee voters and those casting in-person ballots during the 2015 CPN Family Reunion Festival only had two decisions to make. For Oklahoma voters, the contest between incumbent Bobbi Bowden and challenger Samuel Navarre was up for grabs, while Potawatomi from all districts voted Read More »

Health screenings available at Festival

The CPN Health Services will be open for business Friday and Saturday during the Family Reunion Festival. Established patients can call and schedule appointments duringFestival and most departments will be accepting new patients. Those interested in having appointments are encouraged to schedule them as soon as possible at  405-273-5236 as space is limited. Tribal members Read More »

Watch Oklahoma skies for local birds this Festival

  Harris hawk. Family Reunion Festival brings together families from across the world to reflect and learn about Potawatomi history at the Tribal headquarters in Oklahoma. Aside from studying the Tribal archives and practices, another way to share Potawatomi culture is by connecting with wildlife. During the summer, Oklahoma is home to more than 120 Read More »

Arts, crafts and more at the CHC June 26-27

Tribal members and their families are given the opportunity to work on regalia and share techniques with fellow Potawatomi at Festival each year. During Friday and Saturday of the annual event, theCultural Heritage Center hosts regalia making classes where items such as shawls, moccasins, medallions and bandoliers are crafted. “We’ve really tried to make our Read More »

Sacred Heart open for tours during Festival

One of the staples of the Family Reunion Festival is open to visiting Tribal members again, with CPN Cultural Heritage Center Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Jeremy Arnette conducting half day tours at Sacred Heart Mission. The Roman Catholic Mission once served the needs of Citizen Potawatomi people upon the Tribe’s formative years in what was Read More »