Canadian Métis artist Jaime Black has been displaying her installation exhibit The REDress Project, which recognizes the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, at public spaces and art museums for a decade.
Staff at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center is using modern education techniques to captivate younger visitors touring the newly remodeled museum. While the renovations at the center aren’t complete, significant progress has been made toward making the exhibits interactive. Thanks to the CPN Information Technology department, all of the work has been done Read More »
Natives have participated in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East. Although, proportionally, Native American military servicemen and women serve at a higher rate than any other ethnic group, their contributions go largely unrecognized. The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, along with urging Read More »
For Potawatomi making visits to the nation’s capital, the National Museum of the American Indian, located right in the middle of the National Mall, is a popular destination. What many Potawatomi visitors may not realize is a piece of Tribal history is on open display in the museum’s “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United Read More »
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 »