September 30, 2019

FireLodge aims to connect foster children to their culture

FireLodge Children & Family Services takes action to ensure Potawatomi children maintain connections with their families, tribe and communities while reducing the trauma they face in the child welfare system.
September 27, 2019

Potawatomi Gifts seeks Nishnabé artisans

Potawatomi Gifts is looking for CPN members, as well as fellow Nishnabé, who are interested in having their work sold within the store.
September 26, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: September 2019

This episode is all about youth. The 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Class participants talk about their experience spending their summer at the Tribe, an employee from FireLodge Children and Family Services discusses Potawatomi children in foster care, and students from CPN’s Child Development Center share their own Red Ribbon Week slogans.
September 26, 2019

16 signs of emotional abuse in a relationship

Recognizing the signs of emotional abuse is the first step to getting help. There are people who want to support you, including advocates at the StrongHearts Native Helpline.
September 25, 2019

Field Museum brings Potawatomi home

The Field Museum in Chicago is home to nearly 300 Potawatomi artifacts in collections and on display as part of the museum’s Native American Hall.
September 24, 2019

CPN Veterans report: September 2019

The September 2019 CPN Veterans discusses risks and prevention of insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.
September 23, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi artist uses new canvases for 2019 FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival

To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.
September 20, 2019

Potawatomi leader Wabaunsee remembered for his prowess in battle and impact on 19th century Indian Policy

With a reputation that preceded him, Wabaunsee was not only a noted veteran of the Osage Wars, Battle of Tippecanoe, and War of 1812, but also an esteemed religious leader within the ancient Midewiwin Medicine Lodge.
September 19, 2019

Nation broadens work to protect pollinators

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation began its partnership with the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators in 2016, vowing to assist in the revival of beneficial insects and animals by planting milkweed and other vegetation.