The December 2022 Language Department update highlights ongoing efforts at shipping children’s books in Bodéwadmimwen to Tribal members, updating online offerings and increasing audio file resources.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center hosted a blanket healing exercise for education professionals in the area. The purpose of the NIEA training is to foster truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
The May 2022 language update highlights the Department’s preparations for Family Reunion Festival, work on children’s books, and a variety of class offerings at local schools and online.
In a time of fast fashion when customers often wear runway-inspired items a few times and discard them, many Indigenous designers and producers focus on creating unique pieces that stand the test of trends. Designer Leslie Deer, who is also the Cultural Activities Coordinator at CPN’s Cultural Heritage Center, prefers to make timeless pieces.
The April language update recaps the Winter Storytelling Event held in March, and tells about maple syruping, a process traditionally undertaken in April.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center provides resources to keep the Tribe’s history safe and accessible for generations to come. One key way the Nation does this is through the CHC’s archives and video interviews. The Hownikan features histories of founding families each month. This article traces Wesley Lewis through freight hauling and service in the U.S. Army to his family’s impact on the establishment of present-day Wanette, Oklahoma.
Please note, RSVPs to email@example.com are REQUIRED to attend. Learn how to make a simple, cotton wrap skirt with applique on November 2 from 5:15 to 8:45 p.m. Participants must be 18 or older and will be required to furnish their own material.
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.
Learn how to make a beaded necklace pendant using the two-needle applique technique on Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please note, RSVP is REQUIRED to attend. Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com. Class is free and open to those 18 and older.
Learn to make a pair of beaded earrings with two needle applique technique on September 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must be 18 or over, and all supplies will be provided. Please note, RSVP is REQUIRED to attend, and space is very limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.