The official start of summer — niben (time of plenty) — begins Tuesday, June 21. Before the invention of grocery stores, it was a key time to harvest and procure food as well as celebrate. During niben, Potawatomi continue age-old traditions of the season that strengthen cultural and personal connections.
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Public Relations Director Kate Anderson relies on her ancestral, Citizen Potawatomi Nation traditions to educate the public on the Agua Caliente people past and present.
Tribal member Kristy Phillips resolutely carries on Potawatomi traditions. She began learning the Tribe’s language as a child in the small town of Maud, Oklahoma. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in cellular and molecular biology in 2006, she switched jobs from the CPN Language Department to the medical field until an opportunity teaching Read More »
Dave Barrett naming veteran George Hamilton. A special naming occurred on June 24, right before our 2014 Festival. Having been named many years ago by our Chairman Barrett and Vice-Chairman Capps, I am able to name other individuals myself. At the beginning of this year during our monthly CPN Veterans Organization meeting, the process of being Read More »