October 9, 2014

CPN WWII Veteran receives honoring at the 2014 Potawatomi Gathering of Nations

 When it comes to powwows there are always plenty of gifts, donations and awards to be given out during such event. Gift giving and honoring is […]
June 12, 2015

Potawatomi author Bob Sander to speak at Vietnam Vets Banquet

In February 1971, hundreds of U.S. Army and Air Force aircraft took part in an operation to sever one of the main arteries supplying weapons and […]
November 12, 2018

Cultural Heritage Center remembers Tribal member’s service

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center regularly honors and recognizes Tribal servicemen and women. It recently revealed this year’s honored veteran case, highlighting CPN tribal […]
May 13, 2019

Navarre descendant’s hidden talent inspires Tribal members of all ages to learn new skills

CPN member and veteran Mike Martin learned how to play the flute after hearing musicians perform while volunteering at the Topeka Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas.
November 10, 2020

First Native American Southern Baptist Army Chaplain

After founding and ministering at several churches in Oklahoma and Kansas, Charles LeClair felt called back to the military. He became the first Native American Southern Baptist chaplain in the Army and attended Fort Hamilton chaplain school in New York.
December 11, 2020

Veterans case highlights Navy quartermaster’s tours in Vietnam

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center regularly honors and recognizes Tribal servicemen and women. The Veterans Spotlight case currently highlights Darling family descendant Denny Hopkins who served the United States as a U.S. Navy quartermaster.