Enjoy a lecture by CHC Curator Blake Norton on Potawatomi leader Wabaunsee. Wabaunsee, born Nakses, was a powerful and influential headman among the Potawatomi, Odawa and Ojibwe villages of Illinois and Indiana. With a reputation that preceded him, Wabaunsee was not only a noted veteran of the Osage Wars, Battle of Tippecanoe, and War of 1812 but also an esteemed religious leader within the ancient Midewiwin Medicine Lodge.