Hunting, trapping and fishing have always been mainstays for the Nishnabé people. Since the Citizen Potawatomi arrived in Oklahoma, taking advantage of the state’s plentiful white-tailed deer population as well as other wild game has provided lean, healthy meat and offers opportunities for CPN members to continue adhering to Potawatomi cultural customs.

Preparing venison dishes today may seem difficult, but employing a little time, proper seasoning and love can provide delicious results. Check out this recipe below to learn how to use venison to create a traditional spin on fried steak. Check out the video tutorial at