September 11, 2018

Credit death by student loans

By TaRena Reece CPDCD Marketing Manager Zack Friedman, a Forbes contributor, recently reported that student loan debt in the U.S. is a 1.5 trillion dollar crisis. […]
September 10, 2018

Annual Potawatomi Gathering honors Nishnabek Ntewmen (Who We Are)

The 2018 Potawatomi Gathering, held July 30 through Aug. 5 at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas, brought more than 2,300 Potawatomi together from […]
August 7, 2018

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce and Social Services opens GED testing center

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Workforce and Social Services program opened a new GED testing center. The new center allows students to reach their educational goals and […]
May 15, 2018

President Trump signs tribal 477 law, boosting CPN Workforce development efforts

Citizen Potawatomi Nation hums along as Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma’s economic engine, holding new-hire orientation courses every Monday. On average, 10 to 20 employees attend each class […]
April 11, 2018

Hints on preparing regalia for Family Reunion Festival

In 1861, approximately 1,400 Potawatomi became U.S. citizens and acquired allotments from the federal government. Every year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation recognizes and celebrates families of those […]
May 12, 2015

Community Service Block Grants offer assistance to those in a bind

It can happen to anyone, with two separate bills coming due at the same time or an unexpected appliance failure at home. These expensive fixes can […]
April 16, 2015

E&T’s Zientek testifies before Congress

On April 13, 2015, Tribal member and Assistant Director of CPN’s Employment and Training Program Margaret Zientek testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on […]
March 4, 2015

CPN disburses LIHEAP funds to keep the heat on

Oklahoma has experienced a mild winter compared to other portions of the United States. For those who have been in a house with a broken heater […]
November 20, 2014

CPN secures Tribal Reentry Grant

Oklahoma locks up more women than any other state according to a 2010 statistic by The Sentencing Project. According to the same study, Oklahoma ranks third […]