Language update: November 2020

In the November 2020 update from the CPN Department of Language, director Justin Neely gives many online resources to work on learning the language from home and vocabulary for the fall.

Potawatomi language learning tips

Although mastering the language has its difficulties, picking a few words and using them with younger generations helps ensure Bodéwadmimwen stays alive and strong for years to come.

Language update: October 2020

In the October 2020 update from the CPN Department of Language, director Justin Neely gives many online resources to work on learning the language from home.

Language update: August 2020

The Potawatomi language is mainly in the form of verbs. Even many of our nouns come from verbal forms.

Language update: July 2020

The July 2020 update from the CPN language department includes a fun set of words and phrases from Jim Thunder, one of the last first language speakers from Wisconsin.

Language update: June 2020

Make sure you are taking advantage of the online language sources we have available during this time at home.

Language update: May 2020

During this challenging time, it’s important to know that you have lots of opportunities to learn your language online.

Language Update: April 2020

Language Department Director Justin Neely highlights his team’s work creating online content and where Tribal members can learn language from the comfort of their home.