Hownikan Podcast, highlighting Citizen Potawatomi Nation issues, members and more. Produced and distributed by the CPN Public Information Department. Hosted by Tribal member Paige Willett.
Financial award, late night musician and self-affirmation
This episode discusses an award recently granted to the Tribe’s community development financial institution, the story of a Nashville musician who was discovered by Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and tips and tricks for self-care.
Stop-motion animator, Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act and folk musician
This episode focuses on art and history. We’ll hear from an Oklahoma folk musician and a stop-motion animation artist with new work on Netflix. The Director of CPN’s Cultural Heritage Center also discusses the history of the 1936 Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act.
Census book, activist and smoking cessation
In this episode, we’ll hear about the history of the Potawatomi census book of 1862 and the Tribe’s efforts to gain ownership, an environmental activists’ stay with CPN during her journey hiking across the U.S. as well as the behavioral health department’s smoking cessation classes.
Local radio and homeownership
On this episode, we’ll hear about the history of the now CPN-owned radio station KGFF as it celebrates nearly a century in operation as well as a new program from the Tribe’s housing department to help CPN members become homeowners. The CPN Language Department also tells a traditional story about the creation of North America.
Vaccinations, Indigenous Perspectives and love languages
During this episode, we’ll hear about CPN Health Services COVID-19 vaccine distribution and learn the 5 love languages for kids and families. Also, a Tribal member who is an author and radio show host talks about his recently found spirituality.
CPN court, Christmas shopping & financial counseling
This month, we talk to CPN child prosecutor Lisa Herbert about the Tribe’s court system, hear about the annual Shop with a Cop charity event and learn about credit counseling services from the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation as well as learn words for winter in Potawatomi.
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Bishop! Love this so much....this is so exciting. Thanks Paige for hosting such an incredible podcast for our people. Migwetch!