September 4, 2020

Cultural Heritage Center secures grant funding to update galleries

The CPN Cultural Heritage Center recently received an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to update the CHC’s final two galleries and educate visitors on the Nation’s history since arriving in present-day Oklahoma.
July 2, 2020

Anderson family history

The Anderson family’s Potawatomi roots began in 18th century Peoria, Illinois, when a Potawatomi woman named Mary C. Tremblay married a blacksmith named John Anderson.
April 8, 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation donates more than 1,000 pieces to Pottawatomie County Historical Society

The documents span over a century and include records before and after Oklahoma statehood. The CHC recently donated the collection of books and preservation equipment to the Pottawatomie County Historical Society.
April 7, 2020

Connecting with Tradition at the Cultural Heritage Center

Tribal member, Marisa Mohi says the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center has many programs and events that make learning about Tribal history much easier.
March 27, 2020

Potawatomi leader’s entrepreneurial spirit and the Oregon Trail

Before removal west, Louis Vieux and his family were prominent fur traders around the Great Lakes. They continued trading after removal to Council Bluffs in present-day Iowa, and the family’s business ideals followed them to the Potawatomi reservation in northeastern Kansas.
February 14, 2020

Woodworker uncovers beauty in nature’s defects

Tribal member Kevin Roberts made connections with farmers and companies across the Midwest to obtain material he reclaims into benches, charcuterie boards, end tables and more for his business, Migwetch Mtek Designs.
January 28, 2020

Online Potawatomi language courses: the thread that holds us together

As part of her series exploring the various ways Citizen Potawatomi can learn and connect with the Nation, Tribal member Marisa Mohi takes on the challenge of online language courses.
December 27, 2019

Tips to incorporate an Indigenous diet in 2020

Incorporating Indigenous agricultural systems into food policy can address public health issues while simultaneously healing Native Americans physically, emotionally and spiritually.
December 27, 2019

Jessica McQueen — CPN videographer by day and film production crewmember by night

For Cherokee Nation citizen and Citizen Potawatomi Nation Audio Visual Production Coordinator Jessica McQueen, sharing stories through visual mediums is at the heart of her career.