Hownikan Podcast: March 2022

This episode explores Potawatomi spring traditions, visits the Potato Dance World Championship and shines a light on Epilepsy Awareness Day.

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: 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 »

Language with Justin – March 2015

Bozho Jayek, It’s an exciting time in the language department. We are working hard on a self-paced online language course. The idea behind the course is that a person will be able to access the course anywhere in the world at any time they want to learn Potawatomi. As part of the class there are Read More »

Language with Justin: February 2015

 We have many upcoming events in the language department to talk about as we push towards spring after a cold Oklahoma winter. First off, the development of our self-paced language online class is coming along well. We are still anticipating a summer 2015 opening. The class will have 40 topics organized with 10 lessons in Read More »