Peltier descendant brings medical expertise back home

Dr. Patrick Kennedye, member of the Peltier family, recently joined CPN Health Services as a primary care physician. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in 2015 with the help of CPN scholarships.

Tribal gaming has $6.9 billion impact in Oklahoma

Don’t let anyone tell you that Oklahoma’s tribal nations aren’t paying their fair share of fees and taxes to the state government. According to a report released by the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, tribes have paid $980 million in gaming fees to the State of Oklahoma, while their gaming operations have a $6.9 billion impact Read More »

Potawatomi job feature: FireLake Bowling Center, August 2015

 Do you understand mechanics, or at the very least know how to fix them when they’re broken? Do you enjoy working inside an air conditioned building? Well we’ve got the job for you at FireLake Bowling Center with a need for a part time pin setter mechanic position.   Pay scale – $7.25-9 / hour Read More »

Tribal economic impact surpasses $500 million once again

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation had a $540 million impact in Oklahoma for 2014. CPN directly supported 2,100 jobs and paid $78.6 million in wages and benefits. CPN indirectly supported thousands more jobs and boosted local economies by making purchases of more than $212 million on goods and services. Tribal economic impact has grown nearly $500 Read More »

Career counseling classes offered at CPN Employment and Training

 Though Oklahoma’s 4.5 percent unemployment rate is below the national average, continued economic uncertainty can make finding work difficult, but help is available. CPN’s Employment and Training Program offers career counseling classes to assist participants in their job search. “It is important to have these classes because there are so many people looking for employment. Read More »

Chairman Barrett speaks on the City of Shawnee sales tax demands

Bozho Nikan, (Hello, my friend)Tribes and City government disputes seldom make headlines. Most recently, and unfortunately, they have. The sales tax controversy in which the City of Shawnee is attempting to tax the four tribes near town, particularly the retail operations at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, is heating up. What people may be missing is Read More »

Citizen Potawatomi Nation largest job creator in Shawnee

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the largest employer in Pottawatomie County with more than 2,200 employees and is also the largest creator of new jobs in Shawnee, Okla. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2003 and 2013 the net new jobs in Shawnee increased by 2,045 and during that same time period CPN created Read More »