Gathering of Nations brings Potawatomi together

From July 29 to Aug. 5, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas, welcomes Potawatomi from across North America for the Gathering of Potawatomi Nations. This is the 25th celebration, and the theme is Nishnabek Ntewmen or Who We Are. The language and youth conferences are July 30-31 at the Prairie Band Casino & Read More »

A letter from the 2015 Gathering Potawatomi Princess

Bozho! I am the newly crowned Potawatomi Princess Dania Wahwasuck. I am granddaughter of Badger and Karen Wahwasuck. My Potawatomi name is Skepgon-ko-kwa and I am Thunder Clan. I was recently crowned the 2015-2016 Miss Potawatomi at the Gathering held in Carter, Wisconsin, hosted by the Forest County Band of Potawatomi. Being a Native woman Read More »

Traveling to Gathering, a way of life for Cathryn Wamego

In the mid-1830s bands of the Potawatomi endured a forced removal that displaced the tribes from the upper Midwest of the United States to Kansas and Oklahoma. In commemoration of that horrendous journey, tribal elders from all bands of the Potawatomi agreed to hold an annual event to bring all bands together to embrace each Read More »

2014 Pottawatomi Gathering Registration

Registration is now open for the 2014 Pottawatomi Gathering. Please visit this website for registration.