Join District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney for a District 2 Fall Feast on Saturday, November 12 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, Arlington, VA. Bring favorite dishes (with recipes, if you’d like) to share. Turkey and a vegan main dish, as well as beverages will be provided. We will visit, make traditional rattles out of elk and bison hide, and share a family meal. Children are welcome, and the craft is appropriate for children eight and up with one-to-one adult supervision. Please RSVP by November 5 to email@example.com or 202-281-4373.
District 2 and District 8 will join forces for an online fall meeting.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney combined her annual contest and food to bring people together in 2018. From January to April, she collected recipes aimed at feeding large groups of people. She intended to fill a cookbook and send it to Tribal members as an end-of-year gift, similar to what she Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Report on our Birmingham meeting About 50 of us met at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) in mid-March to tour the exhibits and then meet in the BCRI Community Room for a family meeting and lunch. The exhibits were challenging and thought-provoking, and the meeting and lunch were good family Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Loss of a dear Potawatomi The Bazhaw family and our Nation lost a dear elder, Ralph Bazhaw/Nishbonsek (Two Hawks). Ralph was a fine person and much-loved husband, father, grandfather and colleague. He was a good friend to many, including me. I will miss his prayers and storytelling during our fall feasts, Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Warm greetings for a sweet new year I wish you a new year filled with peace, good health and good family times. I am hopeful that each of us will gain more knowledge about our Potawatomi heritage and be more giving of our time and talents during 2018. My time serving Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Do you operate a nonprofit organization or foundation? If you do, I’d love to hear from you. In the last few years, I’ve met two vibrant Citizen Potawatomi women who have founded and continue to operate nonprofit organizations, Jody Gzhadawsot Mattena (Tennessee) and Dell Migwekwe Chalk (Virginia). This fall, I started Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Family field trip to Birmingham, Alabama? I’m excited to host fellow Potawatomi at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) for a tour of the Institute, followed by a lunch and business meeting in the BCRI Commons, beginning 10 a.m. March 10. I believe this is the first “official” Citizen Potawatomi Nation Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Happy September! It’s back to more traditional learning for those in school; I’ve been fortunate to do my own learning outside a classroom over the last months, since I am now focusing my law practice on human rights and immigration law, particularly on assisting victims of gender-based violence and persecution — Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Visiting opportunity Our March 10 tour and lunch/business meeting at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), 520 16th St. N., in Birmingham, Alabama, starts with a 10 a.m. museum tour, moving on to a business meeting and then a barbecue lunch before ending at 2:30 p.m. If you haven’t yet RSVP’d, Read More »