September 20, 2018

2018 Farm Bill, impact on Indian Country

Every five years, U.S. legislators update bipartisan legislation regulating the agriculture industry and federal food assistance programs through the Agriculture Improvement Act, or farm bill. In […]
June 25, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: June 2020

This episode takes a look at the history of Native Americans and infectious disease, how the CPN human resources department has adapted during the coronavirus pandemic and a new United States Department of Agriculture program helping get food to Tribal members in Kansas.
July 2, 2020

Legislator organizes USDA Farmers to Families program for Citizen Potawatomi members in Kansas

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 4 Legislator Jon Boursaw organized the Tribe’s participation as a local branch of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to help distribute food to Potawatomi throughout northeastern Kansas.
July 23, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: July 2020

In this episode, we talk to CPN’s Tribal Court Chief Justice about current civil rights issues, hear from a Tribal member about an unexpected turn in her employment, and learn how CPN Department of Education funding helped a student discover more about himself and his passions.
December 3, 2020

USDA offers assistance program for farmers and ranchers, deadline Dec. 11, 2020

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program provides eligible producers with direct financial assistance due to market disruptions and associated costs because of the pandemic.