May 6, 2014

As storm season approaches, CPN looks out for its own

  When severe weather strikes, the difference between life and death can be summed up in as little as two words: be prepared. Making a plan […]
May 27, 2014

Earth Day tradition continues to keep CPN a beautiful area

  April in Oklahoma is when the season truly starts to change, with grass turning green, trees begin to bud and crops sprout from the tilled […]
September 24, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation provides water to town of Konawa

Konawa, Okla. has been especially hard hit by the Oklahoma drought in recent years. Like many rural municipalities across the state, aging utility infrastructure combined with […]
November 7, 2014

Zientek leads tribal emergency response experts in talks with FEMA

In 2004, CPN Public Safety Director Tim Zientek met with fellow emergency management personnel from Oklahoma’s other Native American tribes. It was a time of coinciding […]
July 10, 2015

Potawatomi reputation grows as FireLake Arena hosts ITEMC Summit

Tribal emergency management teams from across Oklahoma made their way to FireLake Arena in early June for the eighth annual Inter-Tribal Emergency Management Coalition Summit. Founded […]
October 14, 2015

Tim Zientek and housekeeping crew make Gathering more enjoyable for Tribal members

CPN Emergency Management Director, Tim Zientek, travelled 1,059 miles for the Potawatomi Gathering of Nations in Carter, Wisconsin. Along with Zientek in 2015, were CPN employees, […]
November 13, 2015

Grand Casino Hotel hosts Pottawatomie County emergency response training

First responders from numerous Pottawatomie County-based organizations gathered near Grand Casino Hotel Resort to practice for various emergency situations in late September 2015. Though operating at […]
December 22, 2015

CPN-American Red Cross shelter program plants seeds for security during storm season

In May 2013, a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through parts of Oklahoma leaving behind paths of destruction in their wake. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation was […]
February 9, 2016

CPN-Pottawatomie County Sheriff partnership benefits area residents

When first responders receive a call for help they know their fellow agencies are listening and ready to provide backup. This is how the working relationship […]