This episode discusses the health and cultural importance of strawberries, and shines a light on the new Potawatomi Fire dance teams. We also talk with a Tribal member and leader who recently became director of CPN’s Workforce Development and Social Services Department.
Experienced dancers and Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members Tesia Zientek and Randy Schlachtun joined Hownikan Podcast for a refresher on powwow etiquette ahead of the 2022 Family Reunion Festival.
This episode explores Potawatomi spring traditions, visits the Potato Dance World Championship and shines a light on Epilepsy Awareness Day.
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Family Reunion Festival serves as an opportunity for Tribal members to learn and participate in Potawatomi culture, and the Saturday evening powwow is the highlight of the weekend.
At 18 months old, Higbee family descendant Mikaylie Shouse already loves traditional dancing and wins competitions.
CPN has more than 2000 employees in its various enterprises and governmental departments. Some are Potawatomi, others are non-tribal or from other federally recognized tribes. Employee Leslie Deer has been with CPN for more than 15 years, working in many different departments. Deer is a Production Assistant for the Tribal Heritage Productions Department. Along Read More »