April 4, 2014

The voices behind “Potawatomi Nation”

Located behind a large counter inside Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s administration building is where the voices of the tribe, employees Pam Smith and Sheila Goff, connect callers […]
May 12, 2014

FireLake Discount Food’s Kay Bruce reflects on 25 years in the grocery business

  Although tribes have started to build a diverse portfolio of businesses, a grocery store isn’t usually the first thing that come mind. However, for the […]
May 29, 2014

Director of Casino operations Judy Shore finds career at Grand Casino

  In an industry that Hollywood has portrayed as a bastion of rogues and crooks, working in the gaming community can appear as a strange career […]
August 19, 2014

Potawatomi history and ancestry through the eyes of George Godfrey

The nineteenth century was a time of innovation but also continued hardship. Relics and history from this era can easily be lost and forgotten due to […]
August 20, 2014

FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis named Trail Blazer of the Year

It has been a busy couple of years for FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis. The Shawnee-Okla. native is a regular figure on the bowling lanes around […]
September 5, 2014

Meet your Legislator: District 6’s Rande Payne

Spread across the United States and even further afield in the world, CPN’s thirty thousand members may sometimes feel detached from the day-to-day life taking place […]
September 16, 2014

Shelly Schneider’s 27 years of serving Oklahoma’s women, infants and children

Since being made a permanent law in 1974, the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, has contributed to a healthier start […]
September 23, 2014

Traveling to Gathering, a way of life for Cathryn Wamego

In the mid-1830s bands of the Potawatomi endured a forced removal that displaced the tribes from the upper Midwest of the United States to Kansas and […]
April 9, 2015

FireLake Entertainment Center’s Mary Hunt keeps gaming fair

Even in a highly regulated sector such as gaming, there are always individuals seeking to take advantageof the system. Popular culture has even made heroes out […]