October 31, 2014

CPN Language Department secures language grant

The Citizen Potawatomi Language Department recently received the ANA Language Preservation and Maintenance Grant for a project titled “Nkkendas Ekedyan: I Learn and Speak!” which will […]
October 30, 2014

Potawatomi art, how it came to be

According to a 1973 art history book by the Flint Institute of Arts, archaeologists have excavated burial grounds in the Great Lakes area containing pottery, jewelry […]
October 30, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 21

Wednesday, 10 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “The settlement of yesterday was concluded today, and every person engaged in the service, save the officers of […]
October 28, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 20

Diary of William Polke Monday, 8 Oct. 1838 “In order to reach Quincy and forward the ferriage of the river as much as possible, parties of […]
October 24, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 19

Diary of William Polke Saturday, 6 Oct. 1838 “At a little before eight in the morning we left the encampment of last night. During the night […]
October 23, 2014

NAGPRA restoring proper resting place to sacred items

  Dr. Kelli Mosteller The Cultural Resources Department staff at Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center is responsible for the care and preservation and of all […]
October 22, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 18

Diary of William Polke Wednesday, 3 Oct. 1838 “Left Exeter encampment at a little before eight o’clock, and without any occurrence of note reached the Illinois […]
October 21, 2014

CPN Dental office adds more operatories and state-of-the-art equipment

Continuing to lead the way in Native American healthcare in the Pottawatomie County area, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Health Services have recently expanded its dental clinic’s offerings. […]
October 20, 2014

Chronicling the Potawatomi Trail of Death: Part 17

Diary of William Polke Tuesday, 2 Oct. 1838 “We struck our tents at 8 this morning, and prepared for a march. Owing to the very great […]