Legislator reflects on Trail of Death observance

Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal legislator Alan Melot, who lives in Joplin, Missouri, joined the 2023 Potawatomi Trail of Death caravan, and shares his reflections on the journey and his hopes for the future of the event.

Tribal members visit ‘sacred ground’

Officials with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Tribal members from across the country met in Indiana and retraced the steps their ancestors took in 1838 when the Potawatomi were forced to leave their Indiana homelands and march to a reservation in Kansas.