August 12, 2019

Language update: August 2019

The busy summer for the CPN Language Department includes launching the new online Potawatomi dictionary, hiring an employee, starting a 10-week class, creating a men’s powwow drumming group, teaching the Potawatomi Leadership Program students and more.
July 29, 2019

Protecting Potawatomi in the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

Though the vast majority of Citizen Potawatomi may not know more than a few words and feel overwhelmed by the challenge of learning, CPN Language Department Director Neely’s experiences provide guidance.
July 18, 2019

Potawatomi verbs: How and when to use them

The July 2019 language update from CPN Language Department Director Justin Neely covers the four main Potawatomi verbs: intransitive, transitive, independent and conjunct.
July 5, 2019

Language with Perrot

As the last heritage fluent Potawatomi speaker for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Don Perrot began helping Citizen Potawatomi Nation members learn the language in the mid-1970s. He was raised in a traditional community in Wisconsin and always wanted to pass on the oral traditions of Potawatomi culture.
June 20, 2019

Language update: June 2019

The June 2019 CPN Language Department update discusses the upcoming Potawatomi digital dictionary, language classes and offering Potawatomi in public schools.
May 24, 2019

Language update: May 2019

This month's CPN Language Department update highlights the coming online Potawatomi dictionary, the University of Oklahoma Youth Language Fair and more.
April 24, 2019

Language update — April 2019

The April 2019 update from the CPN Language Department discusses recent accomplishments and kids learning Potawatomi.
February 26, 2019

Language Update — Feb. 2019

CPN hosts its annual Winter Storytelling event at the beginning of March.
February 13, 2019

Lindsay Jones Marean’s life mission: save endangered languages

After teaching Spanish for several years, Tribal member Lindsay Jones Marean returned to school to study and revitalize Indigenous languages, in particular, Potawatomi.