November 15, 2019

Family Movie Night

In celebration of National Adoption Month, Citizen Potawatomi Nation's FireLodge Children and Family Services is hosting a free family movie night at CPN's Cultural Heritage Center.
November 12, 2019

Show and tell-the importance of values

Children are excellent observers and are often taught through the actions of others. One of the best ways, therefore, to teach youth is through show and tell.
October 24, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: October 2019

During this episode, we’ll hear about services House of Hope offers to domestic violence victims, take a look at what’s growing in the community garden and get a history lesson about Tribal self-governance. CPN's Language Department Director also teaches a social powwow dance song during this month's "Learning Language."
October 17, 2019

What to know about fostering and adopting Potawatomi children

Although each and every situation is unique in child welfare, there is some basic information you can use to guide you through the process of deciding to open your home to children in need.
September 30, 2019

FireLodge aims to connect foster children to their culture

FireLodge Children & Family Services takes action to ensure Potawatomi children maintain connections with their families, tribe and communities while reducing the trauma they face in the child welfare system.
September 26, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: September 2019

This episode is all about youth. The 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Class participants talk about their experience spending their summer at the Tribe, an employee from FireLodge Children and Family Services discusses Potawatomi children in foster care, and students from CPN’s Child Development Center share their own Red Ribbon Week slogans.
September 18, 2019

Five Steps to protect children

Here are five simple and practical steps that are essential to keeping children safe; they’re also important to consider before allowing children to stay lengthy amounts of time away or overnight away from family.
August 26, 2019

Completing the Circle

Completing the Circle is a yearly event, planned by tribes and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, aiming to reconnect Oklahoma’s Native American foster children to their tribe, culture and heritage.
July 30, 2019

Foster and adoptive homes needed for Potawatomi children nationwide

FireLodge Children & Family Services is committed to protecting children and ensuring they are connected to their family and heritage.