On today’s episode, we’re talking with an artist whose work proclaims the history of Potawatomi homeland along the Chicago River and visit CPN House of Hope’s first Jump Start Day, designed to bring domestic violence and abuse services and information to the community in a positive and educational way.
Learn how to make a simple cotton wrap skirt with applique on October 19 from 5:15 to 8:45 p.m. RSVPs are REQUIRED to attend. Reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Class is free and open to those 18 and older.
Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art organized a digital screening of Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Minisa Crumbo Halsey’s 2016 documentary, Woody Crumbo: Spirit Talk. It discusses the life of her father, an acclaimed Native artist.
Several types of birch trees are indigenous to North America’s Eastern Woodlands area and the Great Lakes. Nishnabé people use their wood for many different facets of everyday life, such as making canoes, wigwams, basketry, and art, including birch bark biting.
Two CPN staff members join this episode to discuss critical resources their departments offer, including CARES Act funding. We also hear from artists who cultivated a unique art exhibit that brings 12 Citizen Potawatomi and Anishnabe artists together for a spark of beauty during a pandemic.
Bacone College seeks to raise funds to properly house its vast art collections and restore buildings as well as honor key collegiate leaders who have left a permanent impression on its legacy, including Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal member Woody Crumbo.
What is Aleppo showcases Clark’s affinity for creating beautiful art out of the world’s darkness by bringing to light the gravity that issues such as warfare, genocide, politics and more have on cultures and individuals.
Rattles imitate the resonance of water, ranging from sprinkles hitting the bark on a tree to a thunderstorm. It all depends on the materials used, the size of the container and the pieces that fill it.
Potawatomi Gifts is looking for CPN members, as well as fellow Nishnabé, who are interested in having their work sold within the store.
To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.