January 2, 2018

‘Hope and change’ – Multicultural activist Emcee One motivates, educates youths and communities through power of music

Youth have power. Right now. “When we told them they’re the future, we accidentally said, ‘You don’t matter yet. You don’t count until some futuristic point […]
February 4, 2019

Tribe’s 60 year battle over Mission Hill comes to a close

CPN and the Pottawatomie Board of County Commissioners reach agreement over longtime discussions of Mission Hill property ownership.
February 20, 2019

Four Tribal employees recognized by leadership program

In 2018, four Citizen Potawatomi Nation employees from different departments won the Oklahoma NextGen Under 30 program's 30 Under 30 leadership award.
March 13, 2019

Jesses bring community together at J Bar Arena

Tribal member Michelle Jesse and her husband Todd have been hosting rodeo events on their property after opening the J Bar Arena five years ago.
June 25, 2019

Visiting Oklahoma during Festival

Make a full-fledged trip out of visiting the Tribe, and stay a few extra days. Tourist attractions in downtown Oklahoma City, the surrounding suburbs and Pottawatomie County make Oklahoma a top tier destination.
December 20, 2019

Invisible no more

Native women in some areas of the country are murdered at 10 times the national average. Often the public perceives that most missing and murdered Indigenous women cases occur on rural reservations, but 71 percent of American Indians/Alaska Natives live in urban areas.
April 17, 2020

Tribal candidate Q&As: April 2020 — District 9

In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for two races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about cultural connections, challenges and the future.
May 4, 2020

COVID pandemic more than a health concern

As Citizen Potawatomi Nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the crises poses a threat to more than just the health of Tribal members and CPN employees. Tribes, and the states and regions benefiting from tribal development, must endure the threat to economic activity as well.
May 13, 2020

Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2020 — District 9

In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for two races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan had Q&As with each candidate.