The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center’s treaty gallery features several documents that defined Tribal relationships with the government, including peace, reservation and removal treaties. The Potawatomi signed 44 treaties with the federal government, more than any other tribe. “The treaties help illustrate that Potawatomi groups were autonomous in the Great Lakes region, but that Read More »
This week in Way Back Wednesday we share a Citizen Potawatomi Fact sheet produced by the heritage center staff for a CPN leadership course.
One hundred and eighty-six years ago today the contested Treaty of Prairie du Chien was contracted between the United States and the United Nations of Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawatamie Indians. With the cession of two large tracts of land in northern Illinois and southwestern Wisconsin, the tribes were to receive sixteen thousand dollars and fifty Read More »