Floral patterns have remained a prominent style for hundreds of years. However, as with any clothing or ornamental dress, time influences characteristics and ideas of fashion.
Potawatomi Gifts is looking for CPN members, as well as fellow Nishnabé, who are interested in having their work sold within the store.
Although many cultures across the globe give presents during the holidays, for Potawatomi, the practice spans all seasons. Native customs vary between small presents on a daily basis to larger exchanges during ceremonial gatherings and diplomatic meetings. “Gift giving is one of those things that is often used to open lines of communication and to Read More »
Nothing says “I love you” like a piece of jewelry. Well we’ve got quite a few new pieces in the store, including birch bark earrings and necklaces with a variety of stones to go to that special someone. If you would like to purchase an item, FireLake Gift Shop has many items like this that Read More »
With a mild winter drifting into an already warm spring, we’ve got just the fixtures to brighten any room with a view. Check out these beautiful stained glass window fixtures for sale now at FireLake Gift Shop. If you would like to purchase an item, FireLake Gift Shop has many items like this that can Read More »
This week’s featured items of the week are hand-made turtle shakers, or turtle rattles, commonly used in ceremonies and powwows to accompany drummers and dancing competitions. In some tribes, the shakers themselves represent three important facets of the world. The first is that of the animal, which is represented by the turtle shell or the Read More »
We’ve got two huge shipments for the Christmas Season that’ll keep your feet warm and dry this winter. Check out the wide selection of Minnetonka Moccasins we just received. FireLake Gift Shop has many items like these at similarly affordable prices which can be seen in our store located inside the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Read More »
Coinciding with November 11’s Veteran’s Day, FireLake Gifts featured items of the week have a host of items available for our tribal service members, both past and present. FireLake Gift Shop has many items like these at similarly affordable prices which can be seen in our store located inside the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Read More »
With temperatures dropping, now’s as good a time as ever to get some clothing that keeps you ready for a tribal gathering while staying warm. Those in the business meetings will also like the ties we’ve got on sale featuring appliques from traditional Potawatomie stories. FireLake Gift Shop has many items like these at similarly Read More »
This week’s items are hand crafted by CPN member Sam Upton. Upton is a self-taught artist who began wood working in 2006, with his wood of choice being burls and any kind of mesquite. The pens range from $60-90 and are refillable (Cross and Parker refills). .30 caliber bullets with water buffalo horn and white Read More »