June is Men’s Health Month. Mental health often goes undiscussed but remains an essential part of holistic care and quality of life. Citizen Potawatomi Nation Behavioral Health Counselor Ray Tainpeah believes community and counseling lie as the keys to success when dealing with trauma.
Recreating Potawatomi dqwaget traditions is as easy as sharing a meal, making moccasins or other traditional crafts or even simply catching up.
Tribal member John Pockrus spent years learning how to decorate buffalo skulls as well as the importance of every piece chosen to adorn one.
Since the first hunter-gatherer turned their spear into a plow, humans from cultures across the world have almost universally held celebrations commemorating the conclusion of the fall harvest.
For the next several months I will be writing about different traditional Potawatomi values. I will start out by saying that no one person has all the answers when it comes to traditional beliefs. Sometimes the way to learn more about the Tribe and our ways is to talk to different people. There are many Read More »