June 11, 2013

The Potawatomi naming ceremony

An aspect of traditional Potawatomi culture, the naming ceremony, has reemerged in recent years. Traditionally, Potawatomi believe that when a child is born, the Creator cannot […]
June 10, 2013

New Marine Exhibit highlights Potawatomi history from the Great Lakes era

Work at the Citizen Potawatomi Cultural Heritage Center continues on a number of exhibitions, part of a multi-year project to educate tribal members and the visiting […]
June 7, 2013

Traditional Potawatomi Hand Game

      Two teams of participants would compete against one another. In previous centuries, Potawatomi would bid on each team and wager on the winner. […]
June 5, 2013

CPN member studies food security among Citizen Potawatomi Nation households

Jeremy Bennett, CPN member and Oklahoma State University graduate, recently completed research to determine the food security among Native Americans in Pottawatomie County. The research included […]
June 4, 2013

Potawatomi Cornerstone

Bozho This months’ article features Kaitlyn Orr, no relation to Yancey Orr from the previous article. Kaitlyn is a member of the Bourassa family and is […]
June 3, 2013

CPN welcomes families to the 2013 Family Reunion Festival

* Online registration is now closed. On site registration will open the morning of Friday, June 28 in the southwest side of the FireLake Arena. The […]
May 31, 2013

Mark Harmon Celebrity Weekend begins at FireLake Bowling Center

This weekend NCIS star Mark Harmon, and a group of his celebrity friends, will gather to raise money to support local non-profit organizations. The 13th annual […]
May 30, 2013

Festival prepartation: How to make a fan

With Festival on the horizon, having traditional Potawatomi dress and regalia are an important facet of participating in ceremonies like Grand Entry and dancing. One piece […]
May 29, 2013

Officer Mckechnie of CPN Police Department honored for excellent police work

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Police Department honored CPN Police Officer Mike Mckechnie for his dedication to the department and excellent police work. A traffic stop initiated by […]