FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: February 1-7, 2016

Valentine’s Day is getting closer and FireLake Gifts has an array of items for that special someone in your life.  If you would like to purchase an item, FireLake Gift Shop has many items like this that can be seen in our store located inside the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center or online at  Read More »

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: January 17-23, 2016

Our huge art sale continues, check out the latest prints, originals and framed pieces we’ve got. Some are originals, others are signed copies, but they’re all high quality. If you would like to purchase these or other items, FireLake Gift Shop has many items like these that can be seen in our store located inside Read More »

FireLake Gifts featured items of the week: January 11-17, 2016

The FireLake Gift Shop art sale continues. If you’re looking for prints, framed or artist-signed originals, you can have your pick! Every time we open a closet door we find a few more great pieces of art stored away. Stop by our physical location inside the CPN Cultura Heritage Center or visit us online at Read More »

Potawatomi-owned art gallery at core of OKC renaissance

 In recent years, Oklahoma City’s interior, long neglected as the city’s periphery extended in a suburban sprawl, has seen a revival. The Plaza District, lying in the neighborhoods northwest of downtown Oklahoma City is one such area, with a Potawatomi-owned business right at the heart of the district. Tribal member Tony Morton, a member of Read More »

Cultural Heritage Center update

It was the flood no one saw coming. Surveillance video from inside the Long Room at the Cultural Heritage Center shows the floor rising in a dome shape.Within an hour, several inches of water came seeping through the concrete base and out the opened doors. Several months have passed since the eerie day that left Read More »

Potawatomi photographer’s regalia photos featured at art exhibit

  In today’s world, anyone can capture a photograph with the touch of a button from their phone. In past years, during Family Reunion Festival, tribal members have been doing just that, documenting the memories for generations to come. For the past four years, CPN member and professional photographer, Sharon Hoogstraten, has done the same Read More »

CPN artist Matt Bearden at Red Earth

OKLAHOMA CITY – If the Red Earth Pow-Wow is a statement of multi-tribal diversity, then painter Matt Bearden is a poster boy for the cause. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation member went to school in Cherokee Country in Tahlequah, Okla. lives in Osage Country in Hominy, Okla. and paints primarily Southern Plains subjects. “You see a Read More »