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September 19, 2018

Potawatomi vs. the Wild West

Prior to statehood, Oklahoma served as a haven for many legendary fugitives. Cattle thefts, bank robberies and murders happened frequently, and stories passed down connect several […]
September 18, 2018

2018 PLP participants discover CPN

Every year, the Tribe selects 10 students from across the country for the Potawatomi Leadership Program. The PLP, recognized by the Harvard Project on American Indian […]
September 18, 2018

Language update

By Justin Neely, Director of the CPN Language Department Jeshek neyap ngi-byamen ode bodewadmi mawjeshnowen. Manek bmadzejek gi zhyek ode zheshmowen mawjeshnowen. Gi kedwik neyew wak […]
September 17, 2018

Carrying a few extra pounds still means carrying a few extra health risks

Submitted by Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton In June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated data suggesting that obesity rates — defined as having a bodyweight […]
September 14, 2018

Preserving culture through art

“I’ve always loved art, and at an early age loved to draw and use markers,” Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Stuart Sampson told the Hownikan over coffee […]
September 13, 2018

2018 Commemorative Trail of Death Caravan

In late summer 1838 near Twin Lakes, Indiana, U.S. General John Tipton called a meeting with the Potawatomi around Chief Menominee’s village. Menominee refused to give […]

Hownikan


January 3, 2018

Hownikan Volume 39 – 2018

Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 1 – January 2018 Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 2 – February 2018 Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 3 – March 2018 Newspaper Vol. […]
January 3, 2018

Hownikan Volume 39 – 2018

Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 1 – January 2018 Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 2 – February 2018 Newspaper Vol. 39 No. 3 – March 2018 Newspaper Vol. […]
December 8, 2016

Hownikan Volume 38 – 2017

Newspaper Vol. 38 No. 1 – January 2017 Newspaper Vol. 38 No. 2 – February 2017 Newspaper Vol. 38 No. 3 – March 2017 Newspaper Vol. […]
December 8, 2015

Hownikan Volume 37 – 2016

Newspaper Vol. 37 No. 1 – January 2016 Newspaper Vol. 37 No. 2 – February 2016 Newspaper Vol. 37 No. 3 – March 2016 Newspaper Vol. […]
January 12, 2015

Hownikan Volume 36 – 2015

Newspaper Vol. 36 No. 1 – January 2015 Newspaper Vol. 36 No. 2 – February 2015 Newspaper Vol. 36 No. 3 – March 2015 Newspaper Vol. […]