CPN District 8 Fall Feast

Tribal members are invited to the 2023 CPN District 8 Fall Feast on October 14, 2023.

District 8 Meeting

Join CPN District 8 for a meeting on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Come and be a part of your District and your Tribe! All food provided (bring a dessert to share). There will be presentations, an art contest and a hot catered lunch with a Native American flare! There will also be a canned food drive to benefit the Food Bank. Please RSVP by October 7 by emailing dcarney@potawatomi.org (please include the number of people attending). 

District 8 – Dave Carney: May 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Interesting history about Tribal membership I am often asked questions about the history of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and our standard for who can be a citizen of our Tribe. As most readers are aware, to be on our rolls, a person needs to prove direct descendancy to a person or Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney: April 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), As I write this column, spring is a few weeks away. It has not been a particularly harsh winter in western Washington; it just seems like a super long one. Our members in Alaska, Montana and many other areas of District 8 have been limping through it, enduring high heating bills, Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney

Happy New Year! I am looking forward to 2018 and all of the possibilities it holds. Looking back on 2017, there were some significant challenges for the Nation and me personally, but overall, it was a good year. The tribe is putting lots of effort into improving the Cultural Heritage Center, preserving and fostering Potawatomi Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I am writing this column for publication in December, but it is a week and a half before Thanksgiving and the day after our Fall Feast. However, it is my only opportunity to wish you and your family my best wishes for the holidays. Last Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us. Many districts are hosting Fall Feasts in November. District 8’s dinner get-together is Nov. 11. If you have not yet RSVP’d, please email me at dcarney@potawatomi.org. You should have received a postcard about this event. In past years, we have Read More »

District 8 – Dave Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), In mid–July, I hosted a gathering of Potawatomi at my home. I had recently constructed a “gazebo” of sorts — really a basic roof over a fire pit at the rear of my yard. It is often a challenge to find a location for a naming ceremony, so I was interested Read More »