July 13, 2018

Museum exhibit highlights early European and Potawatomi convergence

In 1634, French explorer Jean Nicolet made initial European contact with the Potawatomi near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The fourth section of the Cultural Heritage Center introduces […]
July 10, 2018

Hand Drum Class: Learn how to make your own hand drum!

Learn how to make your own hand drum July 10 from 12:30 to 4:30 pm at the CPN Cultural Heritage Center classroom. This class is FREE […]
June 28, 2018

Heritage Center offers culture, history during Festival

Tribal members and families can experience the recently renovated Cultural Heritage Center during Family Reunion Festival 2018. In January, the CHC wrapped up nearly four years […]
June 26, 2018

Visit the Tribe’s aviary during Festival

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary was the fourth Native American aviary to open in the country. Off a quite road away from town, it houses […]
June 8, 2018

Bourbonnais Cabin closed summer 2018

The Bourbonnais Cabin is a culturally significant home located on Tribal land near the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center. The Nation usually allows tours and […]
May 24, 2018

CHC’s section three provides glimpse into pre-European contact lifeways

Before French explorer Jean Nicolet introduced colonialism to the Potawatomi in the 17th century, its society interlaced a respect for nature, an emphasis on community and […]
May 11, 2018

Bodewadmi artwork preserved in limited commemorative dishware collection

The Cultural Heritage Center’s vast basketry collection inspired the creation of a limited line of commemorative dinnerware pieces available for purchase through the CHC’s gift shop. […]
April 26, 2018

CPN’s Cultural Heritage Center keeps oral traditions alive

For thousands of years, generations of Potawatomi preserved history and culture through spoken language and the art of oral traditions. Stories and interactive video in the […]
March 14, 2018

‘Our history is real’ – Cultural Heritage Center reopening cultivates community, family and identity

Studies prove that people with strong connections to heritage and history are more confident, more resilient and feel more grounded, said Dr. Glenna Stumblingbear-Riddle, a licensed […]