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.
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.
Manufacturing, cowboy boots and food drives
This episode includes a look at new international business prospects with CPN, a story of Thanksgiving donations from employees, a visit to a Tribal member’s boot-making workshop and a recipe for traditional corn pancakes.
Play It Loud, veterans and COVID update
During this episode, we’ll hear from Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services’ Chief Medical Officer regarding COVID, learn about a CPN veteran included on the Cultural Heritage Center’s Wall of Honor and talk to the producer of the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort’s Emmy-winning music program.
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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!