November 15, 2019

Better journalism about Indian Country begins with local schools and education

"One thing I’ve come to realize is that until we start teaching Indigenous histories in the classroom, American newsrooms will continue to misunderstand us."
October 15, 2019

Youth literacy partnership between Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Pioneer Library System

CPN WIC and health facilities provide children’s books to all patients and visitors under the age of 4 thanks to a large donation by the Pioneer Library Foundation.
August 9, 2019

Navarre descendant’s career positively influences special education across Texas public school systems

Texas educator and Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Stacy Venson’s professional mission emphasizes supporting students with disabilities as well as their parents and guardians. An Oklahoma […]
June 20, 2019

Language update: June 2019

The June 2019 CPN Language Department update discusses the upcoming Potawatomi digital dictionary, language classes and offering Potawatomi in public schools.
June 6, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s inaugural Graduation Celebration Banquet

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosted its first Graduation Celebration at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center. The CPN Department of Education invited students graduating from high school, undergraduate, graduate and vocational programs across the country.
May 28, 2019

Tribal scholarship recipient gains business consulting experience

College freshman and Tribal member Joey Otey studies human resource management at Wichita State University and participates in the student-led consulting agency Barton International Group, helping him quickly find his place on campus.
May 15, 2019

NASA competition prepares Biddy for an engineering career

A talented welder and engineering technology student, Tribal member Trey Biddy was asked by South Western Oklahoma State University instructors to join the school's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team.
May 14, 2019

Reach Higher

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is hosting Reach Higher, a DirectComplete enrollment event. DirectComplete is a statewide degree completion program that works with workforce development needs, aligning those […]
April 18, 2019

Trip inspires history professor to incorporate Indigenous worldviews into lectures

Professor Andrew Jenks's experience at CPN headquarters motivated him to analyze Native American traditions and teachings and incorporate the lessons into his lectures.