March 10, 2020

Educator and minority student advocate fosters love of science

Tribal member Cheyenne Branscum created the Geo Team program in 2018, which encourages minority students often not exposed to STEM subjects as academic focal points to lead independent research projects in one of the areas.
January 9, 2020

Potawatomi heritage fuels Kate Anderson’s calling

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Public Relations Director Kate Anderson relies on her ancestral, Citizen Potawatomi Nation traditions to educate the public on the Agua Caliente people past and present.
December 26, 2019

Intern secures funding for Cultural Heritage Center project Bridging the Gap

Beaubien descendant Kaitlyn Precure's internship with Citizen Potawatomi Nation focused on potential funding opportunities to expand the CPN Cultural Heritage Center’s programming.
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.