Family History & Research Webinar – Session 1

Wednesday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to noon Learning about Potawatomi history, culture and genealogy is easier than ever before! Tune in to hear from Cultural Heritage Center staff as they lead an informational session on conducting Potawatomi research through new, online resources.

Family History & Research Webinar – Session 2

Saturday, June 26 from noon to 1 p.m. Learning about Potawatomi history, culture and genealogy is easier than ever before! Tune in to hear from Cultural Heritage Center staff as they lead an informational session on conducting Potawatomi research through new, online resources.

Potawatomi History Presentation – George Winter

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center Curator Blake Norton and Director Dr. Kelli Mosteller lead a lecture about George Winter, an English artist who captured sketches and paintings of the Potawatomi before and during removal. One painting in particular – The Council at Keewawnay – highlights his vast skills, which included field sketching, writing and Read More »

Potawatomi History Presentation – Waubaunsee

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 Read More »

Potawatomi History Presentation – Trail of Death

Monday, June 28 from 11:30 a.m. to noon The CPN Department of Education developed a lesson plan for educators and school districts to assist with teaching about the Trail of Death, the forced removal of the Potawatomi. Join the staff for a session highlighting the lesson as well as ask questions.

Virtual Festival Kickoff

The annual Family Reunion Festival of Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a celebration of Native culture for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Check out this video for the highlights of the week ahead.