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.
December 26, 2019

Intern secures funding for Cultural Heritage Center project Bridging the Gap

Beaubien descendant Kaitlyn Precure's internship with Citizen Potawatomi Nation focused on potential funding opportunities to expand the CPN Cultural Heritage Center’s programming.
October 24, 2019

George Winter’s artwork and writing helps tell a more complete story of the Trail of Death

Because George Winter's sketches and paintings serve as the only artistic record of any forced removal, CPN Cultural Heritage Center staff chose to use his pieces as key features within the Forced From Land and Culture: Removal gallery.
October 18, 2019

2019 Fall Harvesting Guide

CPN community garden Gtegemen (We Grow It) assistant Kaya DeerInWater educates Tribal members about natural ingredients Potawatomi ancestors ate and used as medicine, and this guide features plants that claim fall as their natural harvesting period.
October 11, 2019

CHC partners with National Park Service helps provide a Native voice in new project

Leaders at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park reached out to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center staff when they began planning a documentary about the battle.
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.