Language with Justin: November 2015

As we move into fall, the language department has been busy. We have already released our Beginner I self-paced language course. To access the course go to Once you sign up, you have to wait for us to confirm you. By the time this edition of the Hownikan comes out we will have released Read More »

Language with Justin: October 2015

We are keeping busy in the language department. We recently created and made public a self -paced online ‘Beginning Potawatomi I’ course. The address for the course is There is no cost for the course. All you have to do is create an account and then wait for us to confirm you. We have Read More »

Language with Justin: June 2015

Bozho Jayek (Hello everyone) Welcome to the 2015 Citizen Potawatomi Nation Family Reunion Festival! We have some exciting news to share with you about the language this year! We have been working hard developing an online course in the Potawatomi language. Housed online at, the course will be open to the public in August Read More »

Language with Justin: May 2015

The University of Oklahoma’s Native American Youth Language Fair has come and gone. The kids did an awesome job. This year the three, four, and five year old students from the CPN Child Development Center competed. Here’s a video of their preparations. The kids sang five songs in Potawatomi, including a hello song, “Mary had Read More »

Potawatomi language classes beginning

Bozho Jayek (Hello everyone), As of the week of March 10, 2014, we will begin offering two language tracks, with a beginner class and an intermediate/ conversational class.  The Beginner class will be Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. CST and Thursdays 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CST. To join this class, go to a few minutes before Read More »