Citizen Potawatomi Nation

About Citizen Potawatomi Nation

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the federally-recognized government of the Potawatomi people and exercises governmental jurisdiction in an area bounded by the North Canadian River, the South Canadian River, the Pottawatomie-Seminole County boundary (on the east), and the Indian Meridian (on the west).

The Citizen Potawatomi are a living and dynamic people with a bright future. Our spiritual beliefs, historic values and the celebration of our unique traditions, language, and sovereignty must be protected and nurtured so that we understand our past and continue
to thrive.

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers many services to its citizens and to other Native Americans throughout its tribal jurisdiction. These services include several different categories, including: Housing, Community, Education, Health, Veterans, Elder and Career Services.

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation has several tribal enterprises that provide services to our citizens and create a substantial economic impact in our communities. Our businesses further the success and prosperity of the Nation; provide employment opportunities for tribal citizens and revenue to support tribal operations.


Potawatomi Leadership Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Shawnee, OK
“Everything, the program was was amazing as well as the nation as a whole. I learned so much during my time there. ”
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