August 29, 2019

Summertime at the CPN Aviary

Summer is the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary’s busiest season. It includes the Family Reunion Festival, the Potawatomi Leadership Program, summer camp tours as well as eagle feather molting. The heat and severe weather also require staff to take extra precautions.
August 7, 2019

Requesting feathers from the CPN Eagle Aviary

The Potawatomi use eagle feathers in ceremony, while smudging and as a part of regalia. Eagles molt from mid-March to late September, and during this time, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary staff collects feathers at sunrise every day.
April 9, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Eagle Aviary FAQ

The CPN Eagle Aviary employs sound animal husbandry practices that create a safe, enriching environment for the eagles and help educate the public about Potawatomi culture. Learn more with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
March 11, 2019

Differences between bald, golden eagles

While many continents have golden eagles, the bald eagle is native to North America, with sightings in every state except Hawaii. Although these birds of prey share similar characteristics, other attributes set them apart.
January 3, 2019

National Save the Eagles Day, January 10

Since being placed on the endangered species list in the early 1970s, the bald eagle population grew under protection. Today they are off the list, and the CPN Eagle Aviary works every day to make sure the important symbol for Potawatomi thrives for future generations.
July 18, 2017

Lead ammunition impact on wildlife still debated

A law passed in January 2017 and overturned in March is raising concerns with environmentalists around the U.S. A policy implemented by former Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe on […]