September 2, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: Sept 2, 2015 – 1815 Treaty of Spring Wells

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015 signifies the bicentennial of the Treaty of Spring Wells [September 8, 1815]. Agreed to and signed at present Detroit, Michigan, the pivotal […]
August 19, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: August 19, 2015 – 1912 Postcard of Potawatomi Indians in Shawnee

The below examples are the front and back of a real photo postcard acquired by the CHC archives in summer 2015. Despite the message on the […]
June 5, 2015

Arts, crafts and more at the CHC June 26-27

Tribal members and their families are given the opportunity to work on regalia and share techniques with fellow Potawatomi at Festival each year. During Friday and […]
April 22, 2015

Traditional Potawatomi gambling and sport exhibit showcased at Grand Casino & Resort

    Great Lakes Stickball Player by George Catlin 1835 [Smithsonian American Art Museum.] The first known six-sided dice dates from 3,000 BC Mesopotamia in what […]
April 9, 2015

Regalia ideas and assistance available at Cultural Heritage Center

During the Family Reunion Festival, Powwow Arena Director Coby Lehman instructs participants on proper etiquette and what is acceptable to wear inside the arena. Lehman often […]
March 24, 2015

Incorporating Potawatomi culture into every day

  As the Citizen Potawatomi Nation has grown in recent years, concerns about Potawatomi traditions and practices have come to the forefront in many conversations amongst […]
March 12, 2015

Language with Justin – March 2015

Bozho Jayek, It’s an exciting time in the language department. We are working hard on a self-paced online language course. The idea behind the course is […]
February 10, 2015

Language with Justin: February 2015

 We have many upcoming events in the language department to talk about as we push towards spring after a cold Oklahoma winter. First off, the development […]
December 1, 2014

As winter approaches, stay warm inside with some Potawatomi reading

As temperatures drop and people head back inside, the opportunity to learn more about the Tribe shouldn’t be lost until the next powwow season. Books by […]