July 8, 2019

Whitecotton incorporates Potawatomi heritage and passions into career

Toupin family descendant Karen Whitecotton previously served as the director of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center. She now runs her own consulting business, Heritage Museum Services LLC, and recently accepted the position of OKPOP director of collections.
March 6, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center gallery celebrates economic and cultural renaissance

The Cultural Heritage Center’s final gallery, Seventh Generation, celebrates the Tribe’s successes as well as educates the public on the Nation’s strength, endurance and perseverance.
January 11, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center to expand services, programs in 2019

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Center plans to expand their services and programs in the new year, becoming not just a museum but a community and cultural center.
November 14, 2018

Museum staff wins plaudits, awards for rejuvenated Cultural Heritage Center exhibition

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center reopened its doors more than 10 months ago, revealing a museum that is hardly recognizable to the one destroyed […]
July 13, 2018

Museum exhibit highlights early European and Potawatomi convergence

In 1634, French explorer Jean Nicolet made initial European contact with the Potawatomi near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The fourth section of the Cultural Heritage Center introduces […]
February 2, 2018

Our stories: CPN Cultural Heritage Center reopens, revealing new, digitally expanded exhibits

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center’s completed remodel recently opened to visitors for the first time since March 31, 2014. “We’re reopening this center for […]
January 5, 2016

Heritage Center stands tall on tenth anniversary

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a direct hit from a tornado or a multi-million dollar, man-made flood could stop the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center […]
May 20, 2014

Santa Fe Depot receives computer donation from CPN

  Citizen Potawatomi Nation donated two re-purposed desktops computers and a scanner to the Santa Fe Depot Museum in Shawnee. The Pottawatomie County Oklahoma Historical Society […]
April 23, 2014

CPN Cultural Heritage Center remains closed, crews begin removing concrete slab

  The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center remains closed after thousands of gallons of water flooded the building on March 31. Construction crews began to […]