June 29, 2020

PLP alum reforms Oklahoma City University student government

In March 2019, Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Trae Trousdale became the first Native American to hold the position of Oklahoma City University Student Government Association president in the school’s history.
April 23, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: April 2020

During this episode, we’ll learn about the relationship between humans and butterflies, hear from a Tribal member who has been exploring her ancestry and Tribal culture and learn some Potawatomi words about spring.
March 26, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: March 2020

This episode contains stories of Tribal members and CPN departments contributing to the greater community — from enacting change through leadership roles to making communication easier and encouraging others to connect with their culture through music.
September 17, 2019

2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program final projects and reflections

The 10 members of each Potawatomi Leadership Program class are required to present a final project, which is a major goal of their time with Citizen Potawatomi Nation.
June 17, 2019

Potawatomi Leadership Program Class of 2019

The 2019 PLP class stretches from coast to coast; the participants attend colleges from Florida to Washington. Their career goals range from sports journalist to surgeon, and their personalities vary just as widely.
December 21, 2018

Potawatomi Leadership Program project helped sharpen Paulina Davison’s college experience

Paulina Davison participated in the Potawatomi Leadership Program in the summer of 2015. It helped sharpen her college experience, and she was name an Outstanding Computer Systems Engineering Graduate at Arizona State University in Spring 2018.
November 29, 2018

Where are they now? Potawatomi Leadership Program sculpted Gage Johnson’s career and family

Gage Johnson’s life gained speed following his summer as a member of the Potawatomi Leadership Program class of 2013. Several major events happened in a short […]
October 24, 2018

2018 PLP class highlights ideas for growth, improvement

Each summer, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Potawatomi Leadership Program culminates with project presentations. The PLP counselors paired the class of 2018 together early in the six-week internship, […]
September 18, 2018

2018 PLP participants discover CPN

Every year, the Tribe selects 10 students from across the country for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. The PLP, recognized by the Harvard Project on American Indian […]