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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.

Hownikan Podcast Citizen Potawatomi Nation

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

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.

    Family Reunion Festival 2022

    Family Reunion Festival 2022

    This year’s Family Reunion Festival at the end of June brought activities back in-person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic. One of the major attractions for the weekend was the craft classes held in the Cultural Heritage Center. Tribal members talked and shared their stories as they worked on projects together and gained a new skill.

    • 24 min
    CPN Care, overdose awareness and District 7 Legislator

    CPN Care, overdose awareness and District 7 Legislator

    This episode discusses CPN Health Service’s new telehealth platform for all Tribal members in the U.S., makes a visit to a recent opioid overdose awareness event held by CPN Behavioral Health and talks with District 7 Legislator Mark Johnson about his reelection in June.

    • 36 min
    Strawberries, Fire dancers and workforce leader

    Strawberries, Fire dancers and workforce leader

    This episode discusses the health and cultural importance of strawberries, and shines a light on the new Potawatomi Fire dance teams. We also talk with a Tribal member and leader who recently became director of CPN’s Workforce Development and Social Services Department.

    • 30 min
    10-year anniversary of CPN Eagle Aviary opening

    10-year anniversary of CPN Eagle Aviary opening

    In this very special episode, we’re celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the opening of Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Eagle Aviary this June, which allowed visitors in for the first time Family Reunion Festival weekend in 2012.

    • 32 min
    Mental health stigma, CPN Oklahoma House Representative and tribal economic impact

    Mental health stigma, CPN Oklahoma House Representative and tribal economic impact

    This episode focuses on Behavioral Health Awareness Month and the societal stigma of having behavioral health issues. We also meet the only Citizen Potawatomi Nation member serving in the Oklahoma legislature and hear about a study on tribal economic impact in Oklahoma.

    • 39 min
    Powwow etiquette

    Powwow etiquette

    This year's Family Reunion Festival will be Citizen Potawatomi Nation's first in-person powwow since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It includes Grand Entry, contests and inter-tribal dances open to everyone. Experienced dancers and Tribal members Tesia Zientek and Randy Schlachtun joined Hownikan Podcast for a refresher on powwow etiquette.

    • 22 min

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