Powwow Dance Lessons

Learn powwow dances at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center during these upcoming dates and times: Thursday, July 8 – 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 – 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, August 26 – 10 to 11 a.m. All ages are welcome to attend, but those under 12 will need to be Read More »

Powwow Dance Lessons

Learn powwow dances at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center during these upcoming dates and times: Thursday, July 8 – 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 – 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, August 26 – 10 to 11 a.m. All ages are welcome to attend, but those under 12 will need to be Read More »

Powwow Dance Lessons

Learn powwow dances at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center during these upcoming dates and times: Thursday, July 8 – 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 – 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, August 26 – 10 to 11 a.m. All ages are welcome to attend, but those under 12 will need to be Read More »

Family Reunion Festival powwow etiquette

The annual powwow is the main event of Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s summertime Family Reunion Festival. Several powwow rules regarding clothing, personal space and dancing exist. Knowing these expectations makes participating more comfortable and fun.

Keeping Legends Alive remembers early Native American efforts

Haskell Indian Nations University held Keeping Legends Alive in September 2018 to celebrate two big occasions in the school’s history: the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and Haskell’s 1926 Indian Celebration, which included a huge powwow to dedicate the university’s football stadium and archway.

FireLake Gift Shop featured items of the week: March 14-21, 2016

The powwow season is fast approaching, including the big kick off event at Gathering of Nations in New Mexico which is the unofficial start of the summer. If you’re not a dancer, that doesn’t mean you can’t sing or drum though. FireLake Gift Shop has hand drum kits available now to get you started with Read More »

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: August 16-22, 2015

  This week’s FireLake Gifts featured items of the week are hand-crafted CPN Seal Beaded Medallions, each with unique designs and colors. The medallions are worn on special occasions, whether it’s a powwow or graduation ceremony, and make great gift items for birthdays and anniversaries. These items can be seen on our website soon, but Read More »

Way Back Wednesday: August 12, 2015 – Bicentinnial Edition of the Hownikan

As the end of powwow season approaches, we look back at the bicentennial edition of the Hownikan published in June, 1975 which promoted that year’s powwow, termed then “Potawatomi Day.” The program notes that a general council meeting would be held at St. Gregory’s College where the election of a chairman and two business council Read More »