Spring Foraging Plant Walk

Join Widoktadwen Gtegan (Community Garden) manager Kaya DeerInWater for a discussion on foraging during the spring followed by a question and answer session.

Department of Education Q&A

CPN Department of Education staff invites CPN members to join them for an informational session on the resources available to students across the United States, including advising, scholarships and more.

Dance & Powwow Etiquette

Tuesday, June 28 from 3-4 p.m. In this informational session, hear from CPN members Randy Schlachtun and Tesia Zientek about powwow etiquette, dancing and more.

Presentation from Miss Potawatomi

Hear from CPN member and Miss Potawatomi Kateri Phillips about her role representing all Potawatomi across Turtle Island.

Firelodge Children & Family Services Presentation

CPN Firelodge Children & Family Services Director Ashlee May and Foster Care/Adoption Manager Kendra Lowden discuss the amazing work the department does to protect Citizen Potawatomi children and elders as well as foster and adoption opportunities.

Tobacco Teaching

Widoktadwen Gtegan (Community Garden) manager Kaya DeerInWater discusses the history and traditions regarding one of the four Potawatomi sacred medicines: sema (tobacco).

Four Sisters Teaching

Widoktadwen Gtegan (Community Garden) manager Kaya DeerInWater discusses the history and traditions regarding the Four Sisters: corn, beans, squash and sunflowers.

Craft Class – Applique

Saturday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to noon Join CPN member and artisan Gayla Mosteller for a step-by-step class on creating applique, which can be used in many regalia projects, including shawls, skirts, aprons and more. Find the supply list and pattern here.

Journey of Building Regalia

CPN member Lyle Simmons welcomes others to join his informational session that covers the basics of starting regalia, expectations and best practices. At the end of the class, there will be an opportunity for Q&As to help others with beginning their regalia-making journeys.

Craft Class – Moccasins

Learn how to make moccasins from CPN member and artist Lakota Pochedley. Class covers making miniature moccasins, provides instruction for all the steps required to make any size. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation gift shop is selling moccasin kits so participants can make a pair while they follow along with the class. Purchase one now!