“One of my goals for 2020 is to research my heritage. There is so much Tribal information preserved and available to me, and it’s time I figure out where I fit in all of it.”
Author and Tribal member Kaitlin Curtice uses words as a source of inspiration and grounding. In 2011, she began writing professionally, publishing her first book in 2017. Its success encouraged her to keep writing, and Curtice recently completed the first draft of her second book that plays on a sense of belonging and incorporates her viewpoints as a modern Christian and Native woman.
Beatrice High School senior Laney Baumfalk will be graduating with a special stole to celebrate her heritage in the Potawatomi Nation.
Musician and Tribal citizen Elexa Dawson won a grant to fund the production and promotion of her first solo album, taking inspiration from her Potawatomi heritage.
The Grabers cherish their heritage — both Potawatomi and Amish. Stacie and Joseph produced a documentary about his Amish ancestry, traveling to shoot and research.
According to a 1973 art history book by the Flint Institute of Arts, archaeologists have excavated burial grounds in the Great Lakes area containing pottery, jewelry and ornaments indicating skilled artists and techniques prior to the arrival of the Europeans. The burial grounds date as far back as the 200 BCE to 500 CE Hopewell Read More »