October 6, 2015

It’s more than just survival: Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October

Begun in 1981 by the Coalition Against Domestic Violence, organizations around the country spend each October raising awareness of the scourge of domestic violence. In Pottawatomie […]
October 5, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: October 5-11, 2015

This week’s featured items make great gifts for friends and family members wanting to show that Potawatomi Pride all year round. These handmade, beaded Potawatomi bracelets […]
October 5, 2015

FireLodge Tribal Youth update: October 2015

October begins with the Tribal youth program sponsoring “A Walk for Hope,” consisting of a 5k run and a one mile walk to help raise awareness […]
October 1, 2015

Updates at museum and online for CPN Cultural Heritage Center

The chaos and flurry of activities that surround Festival and the Gathering of Potawatomi Nations have come and gone, allowing the staff of the CHC the […]
September 30, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: Yazhwango’gen (bandolier bag)

Housed in the CPN Cultural Heritage Center archival colleection, this item, created in the 1880s, is beautiful loom beaded yazhwango’gen (bandolier bag). It exhibits a classic […]
September 29, 2015

Lifesaving 911 call: Dispatcher meets mom, baby

The below article originally ran in the August 25, 2015 edition of the Shawnee News-Star. It has been reproduced here with their express written permission. It […]
September 28, 2015

Johnson, Grissom and Bennett leading voices in Native American purchasing organization

The National Native American Purchasing Association holds an annual conference every spring with an overall goal to educate and support tribal procurement practices, promote cooperation, communication […]
September 28, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: September 28 – October 4, 2015

This week’s items of the week are helping the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center celebrate the new openings at the Tribal museum. As progress at […]
September 23, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: September 23, 2015 – 19th Century Potawatomi leader Ashkum

  In this week’s look into Citizen Potawatomi history, Way Back Wednesday presents an an excerpt from George Winter’s journal regarding ninetenth century Potawatomi leader Ashkum. […]