June 22, 2018

Feathers as part of Potawatomi culture

Potawatomi use and wear plumage with honor and reverence. Tribal oral tradition says “the eagle delivers a message to the Creator that people on this earth […]
June 12, 2018

Mko Kno goes solo

Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham Everything is finally green and lush here in the river bottom after quite a reluctant start to spring. The […]
May 23, 2018

Brave Breakthrough marks success for eagle, aviary, nature and Nation

  Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham Wadasé Zhabwé, originally named Penojés, was one of the first eight eagles to call the Citizen Potawatomi Nation […]
March 16, 2018

Eagle guests play, relax during aviary visit

Submitted by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham The plan for this article was to compare and highlight the differences in the telemetry data and progress of […]
November 1, 2017

Mko Kno soars

A juvenile bald eagle, hatched at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary March 21, was released Sept. 20. The release marks the second time that CPN; […]
October 17, 2017

Wadasé comes home

Contributed by Jennifer Randell and Bree Dunham After being gone a little more than eight months, Wadasé Zhabwé is home. Maybe she got wind of the […]
September 28, 2017

Red Willow is a flightless yet fearless family member

According to Potawatomi heritage, eagles are a sacred and important animal. They are prayer warriors who carry prayers up to the Creator. But what happens when […]
April 18, 2016

Wadase update: April 2016

There’s a day in April that is highlighted in bright yellow on the aviary’s calendar. It was marked not as reminder, but as a countdown to […]
November 23, 2015

Wadase update: November 2015

233 days is the equivalent of seven months and three weeks. That’s how long it has been since Wadasé Zhabwé has stopped for a visit at […]