Tips to incorporate an Indigenous diet in 2020

Incorporating Indigenous agricultural systems into food policy can address public health issues while simultaneously healing Native Americans physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Honoring those who came before

Traditional spirit plates remember those who came before. However, like any ceremony, the practices vary, and individual families and communities may have different approaches.

Flame Brazilian Steakhouse opens at the Grand Casino

 Flame Brazilian Steakhouse, located inside Grand Casino Hotel and Resort, brings an exciting new dining experience to central Oklahoma. Citizen Potawatomi Nation, which owns the Grand Casino, has frequently offered guests one-of-a-kind dining experiences, straying from the chain restaurant format offered at many gaming facilities. Flame is no exception to that and offers the only Read More »

Pizza and fry bread tacos on the menu at new CPN-owned eateries

There will be some new aromas in the air at the corner of Hardesty Road and S. Gordon Cooper Drive in the coming weeks as FireLake Fry Bread Taco and FireLake Pizza restaurants are now open. Both restaurants offer a create-your-own menu along with traditional specialty items. “I encourage all to try our new restaurants,” Read More »

Avoid overeating this Thanksgiving

Tips on how to avoid overeating this holiday season. The holidays are known for having an abundant amount of comfort foods, desserts and snacks. Food is one of the best ways to bring families together during the holiday season, but can have the side effect of extra inches on your waist. This holiday season; think Read More »

CPN welcomes new Diabetes Dietitian, Rochelle Plummer

 November 14 was World Diabetes Day, which raises awareness about the risks associated with the prevalent disease. For Native Americans, it is a disease that can greatly impact the quality of life, regardless of age. According to www.diabetes.org, nearly 16 percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest age-adjusted prevalence of diabetes among Read More »

Grilling tips for the summer

  The cold is gone and the heat will soon be on. With spring and summer coming, many people are asking themselves, “What am I going to do, grill or smoke?” As one of the main organizers for the FireLake BBQ Cook-off, even I always have a hard time deciding, as I like both. Whatever Read More »

Healthy summer snacks

  A nice snack can come in handy if you’re on a hike, at the ball fields, or relaxing at your house during the long days of summer. Whether you’re an adult, kid, or elder, a small amount of food can mean a lot in regards to your health. Although an over-processed candy bar may Read More »