September 4, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death – Part 1

Diary of William Polke Tuesday, 4 Sept. 1838 “Left encampment at Twin Lakes at half past nine o’clock a.m. leaving behind on account of sickness of […]
September 3, 2014

CPN Veterans receive Potawatomi names

Dave Barrett naming veteran George Hamilton. A special naming occurred on June 24, right before our 2014 Festival. Having been named many years ago by our Chairman […]
August 29, 2014

Making tailgating a healthy experience

Whether pistols are firing or the Sooner Schooner is making its rounds, football season in Oklahoma brings friends and family together to cheer on their favorite […]
August 28, 2014

CPN Veterans report: September 2014

Bozho, The CPN Veterans Organization’s Honor Guard performed an honor service for one of our members recently, Kenneth Peltier, who Walked On in July. He was […]
August 27, 2014

CPN Member and Undergrad goes to Gathering of Nations for culture and class

The 2014 Gathering of Potawatomi Nations took place in the woods of western Michigan, home to the Gun Lake Potawatomi Tribe. Located near the Canadian and […]
August 25, 2014

KGFF News Director, Michael Dodson, interviews photographer Sharon Hoogstraten

  Sharon Hoogstraten at the 2014 CPN Family Reunion Festival. How did you get to where you are with your photography? “My father was a home-builder […]
August 22, 2014

Wadase update: August 2014

The last time we had eye’s on Wadase Zhabwe, she was circling high above the north end of the aviary pasture on June 23 before the […]
August 20, 2014

FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis named Trail Blazer of the Year

It has been a busy couple of years for FireLake Bowling Center’s Randy Loftis. The Shawnee-Okla. native is a regular figure on the bowling lanes around […]
August 19, 2014

Potawatomi history and ancestry through the eyes of George Godfrey

The nineteenth century was a time of innovation but also continued hardship. Relics and history from this era can easily be lost and forgotten due to […]