Language with Perrot

As the last heritage fluent Potawatomi speaker for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Don Perrot began helping Citizen Potawatomi Nation members learn the language in the mid-1970s. He was raised in a traditional community in Wisconsin and always wanted to pass on the oral traditions of Potawatomi culture.

Gathering of Nations brings Potawatomi together

From July 29 to Aug. 5, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas, welcomes Potawatomi from across North America for the Gathering of Potawatomi Nations. This is the 25th celebration, and the theme is Nishnabek Ntewmen or Who We Are. The language and youth conferences are July 30-31 at the Prairie Band Casino & Read More »

A letter from the 2015 Gathering Potawatomi Princess

Bozho! I am the newly crowned Potawatomi Princess Dania Wahwasuck. I am granddaughter of Badger and Karen Wahwasuck. My Potawatomi name is Skepgon-ko-kwa and I am Thunder Clan. I was recently crowned the 2015-2016 Miss Potawatomi at the Gathering held in Carter, Wisconsin, hosted by the Forest County Band of Potawatomi. Being a Native woman Read More »