November 18, 2019

Hownikan founder, CPN Elder Beverly Hughes walks on

Amongst many others who worked for the Nation before and after the landmark 1975 Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Tribal elder Beverly Hughes witnessed the changes firsthand. Elected Secretary-Treasurer in 1970, she served on the five-person Business Council, then the Tribe’s governing body.
November 13, 2019

Alzheimer’s and dementia negatively influence minority populations

According to a study published in 2016, American Indian and Alaska Native elders have higher Dementia incidence rates than their Latino, Pacific Islander, white and Asian American peers, with 22 cases for every 1,000 elders.
September 9, 2019

September is national Healthy Aging Month

Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services elders utilize to stay full of life and free of pain, and Healthy Aging Month provides an opportunity to learn how to maintain an active lifestyle and independence.
May 23, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: May 2019

This episode includes stories from a Potawatomi elder devoted to music and someone who uses a special connection with the earth to carry on traditions. An employee at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center also discusses how to better research family lineage.
June 5, 2018

From the heart

Almost any day of the week, visitors can catch up with Bill and Marti Roberts at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Elder Center. About 11:30 a.m. every Thursday, […]
July 29, 2014

CPN secures funding for community safe room and elder’s program

              Attempting to improve safety and preparedness in light of the devastating 2013 storm season, Citizen Potawatomi Nation has secured federal funding for a community […]