February 26, 2020

Alex Kietzman’s research aims to detect vision impairment through photos

CPN tribal member Alex Kietzman helped develop a smartphone app as a Baylor University student designed to assess potential instances of leukocoria, often a sign of more pressing ocular issues.
November 27, 2019

Broadband expansion in Indian Country continues to lack support from federal agencies

The 2018 Government Accountability Office report stated that there was a 27 percent difference between Indian and non-Indian communities in terms of access to broadband service. That means an estimated 35 percent of Americans living on tribal lands lack access to broadband services, compared to 8 percent of all Americans.
November 15, 2019

Invasive species management protects land for future generations

The Tribe’s realty department has set up a 15-foot-radius cage trapping system in southern Pottawatomie County. It includes 12 panels that bolt together, forming two circles to manage the feral hog population.
May 15, 2019

NASA competition prepares Biddy for an engineering career

A talented welder and engineering technology student, Tribal member Trey Biddy was asked by South Western Oklahoma State University instructors to join the school's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team.
April 8, 2019

Braiuca combines career, passions

Tribal member Stacy Braiuca focuses each day of the week on something different. She recently rebranded Braiuca Enterprises LLC, and her business now ties all her passions together in a comfortable space: her home office.
March 7, 2019

Education update — March 2019

Through a generous donation from the United States Social Security Administration, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education received a limited number of desktop computer sets to be granted to current students.
February 21, 2019

App helps solve pet ownership dilemmas

Tribal member Audrey Kiefer's demanding career results in instances where caring for her dog is difficult. The app she created, Heroly, matches her with someone in her community willing to lend a helping hand.
March 11, 2015

OK-LSAMP hosting symposium to draw Native students to STEM studies

In the second of this two part series, Oklahoma State University’s Kay Porter, a Bertrand family descendent, describes the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation’s […]
January 14, 2015

Oklahoma LSAMP Alliance promotes diversity in science, technology, engineering and math

This is the first in a two part series on the OK-LSAMP program at Oklahoma State University. To read the second part of this series, please […]