August 22, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: August 2019

During this episode, we’ll learn the basics of handgames played every year at Family Reunion Festival, practice with CPN’s women’s drum group, and meet the 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program class.
August 22, 2019

2019 PLP class build their leadership identities

During Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Potawatomi Leadership Program, the 10 college students chosen to experience the Tribe in a six-week, crash course internship learn a substantial amount about Potawatomi culture and businesses.
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.
January 18, 2019

PLP leads Lexi Freeman’s career back home

CPN Office of Environmental Health environmental specialist Lexi Freeman returned to the Tribe for her career after participating in the Potawatomi Leadership Program and graduating college.
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 […]
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 […]
August 23, 2018

Potawatomi Leadership Program provides Meliah Macon confidence to live internationally

Meliah Macon loves all things Japanese. She began admiring the culture’s beauty and eccentricities at a young age. She moved to Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan, two years […]
August 15, 2018

Where are they now? Potawatomi Leadership Program part of Zoë Gustason’s journey to self-love

Growing up, Zoë Gustason knew about her Potawatomi ancestry but little about Tribal traditions. Raised in Big Bear Lake, California, she graduated from Tombstone High School […]