March 14, 2018

‘Our history is real’ – Cultural Heritage Center reopening cultivates community, family and identity

Studies prove that people with strong connections to heritage and history are more confident, more resilient and feel more grounded, said Dr. Glenna Stumblingbear-Riddle, a licensed […]
March 8, 2018

Prophetic wisdom: The first of 11 new exhibits, the Seven Fires sets tribe on path to its future

  This January, after years of planning and reconstruction, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center held its official grand reopening, revealing 11 new exhibits. The […]
February 2, 2018

Our stories: CPN Cultural Heritage Center reopens, revealing new, digitally expanded exhibits

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center’s completed remodel recently opened to visitors for the first time since March 31, 2014. “We’re reopening this center for […]
November 28, 2017

Audio-visual manager uses long lens when focusing on filmmaking career

Recent visitors of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma, have seen progress made on the museum exhibits, including storytelling videos and cultural […]
November 21, 2017

The importance of strawberry basketry in Potawatomi culture

For thousands of years, the Nishnabe have made baskets out of black ash trees and porcupine quills. One of the most-used images in basketry is the […]
November 13, 2017

‘A sense of pride’ in this room: Boursaw, others donate military mementos for display

Along with the traveling exhibit honoring tribal veterans from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center’s Long […]
November 3, 2017

Journal Record honors Kelli Mosteller as one of 50 women making a difference in Oklahoma

Kelli Mosteller is director of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center and perhaps one of the most recognizable names representing the tribe. With a roster […]
March 9, 2016

Way Back Wednesday: CHC collections mystery doll

Somewhat of a different turn for this week’s Way Back Wednesday as our CPN Cultural Heritage Center archives and collections department seeks the help of tribal […]
January 5, 2016

Heritage Center stands tall on tenth anniversary

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a direct hit from a tornado or a multi-million dollar, man-made flood could stop the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center […]