July 2, 2020

Legislator organizes USDA Farmers to Families program for Citizen Potawatomi members in Kansas

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 4 Legislator Jon Boursaw organized the Tribe’s participation as a local branch of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help distribute food to Potawatomi throughout northeastern Kansas.
August 20, 2019

Anderson leads Native American studies curriculum at Haskell University

Anderson is an instructor in the school’s Indigenous and American Indian Studies Department and is an expert on Haskell’s own long and complicated history.
May 13, 2019

Navarre descendant’s hidden talent inspires Tribal members of all ages to learn new skills

CPN member and veteran Mike Martin learned how to play the flute after hearing musicians perform while volunteering at the Topeka Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas.
April 19, 2019

Visual storytelling at the heart of Doug Brown’s career

Joseph Bourassa descendant Doug Brown began capturing news around Topeka, Kansas, 27 years ago as a photographer at WIBW channel 13. Since then, he has risen to the ranks of WIBW’s chief photographer.
February 18, 2019

Welch descendant continues Potawatomi-family legacy

Greg Riat, a Welch family descendant, continues to live and farm on 120 acres of allotted land assigned to the Potawatomi family through treaties during the mid-1860s.
February 5, 2019

Sunday looks out for Kansas animals at Heartland Veterinary Health Center

Tribal member Amy Sunday owns and operates her own veterinary practice in Holton, Kansas, after deciding to pursue a rural lifestyle following college.
January 21, 2019

Cowdin takes bowling talent to college lanes

Tribal member Makaila Cowdin used the bowling skills passed down through her family to help pay for college at Ottawas University in Kansas.
December 20, 2018

Professor researches Tribal intellectual traditions in academia, pop culture

Kyle Powys Whyte, who holds a doctorate in philosophy, focuses on social and environmental justice. His research often overlaps science and advocacy, sometimes with unexpected results.   […]
April 22, 2018

District 4 Meeting in Wichita, Kansas