Book offers glimpse at “Gathering the Potawatomi Nations”

Author Christopher Wetzel knows a lot about the Potawatomi Gathering of Nations. Attending 12 of the last 13 Gatherings, including three Family Reunion Festivals in Shawnee, Wetzel estimates that he may have been to around 30 tribal powwows and events in more than a decade of observing Potawatomi culture. His recently published book, “Gathering the Read More »

2015 Family Reunion Festival Registration

Festival guests must register for Festival. There will not be online registration for 2015. As the Festival nears, the Tribal administration and employees welcome all members of our great Nation back home. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s enterprises and programs remain successful. Because of this, CPN is enhancing and improving the programs serving Tribal members, both Read More »

Creating your own regalia not impossible

Though Family Festival and powwow season are a few months away, the winter months provide ample time to prepare regalia and other traditional dress. Often times, the prices and intricacy involved in Native American regalia can be intimidating for those who only observed from afar. But as CPN Cultural Coordinator Coby Lehman and Dr. Kelli Read More »