NAGPRA turns 30

Dr. Kelli Mosteller, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center director, oversees the Nation’s efforts to uphold NAGPRA by working with Native communities across the United States to ensure the accountability of museums and other institutions.

Oct. 31st marks 257th anniversary of the end of the Siege of Ft. Detroit

Exhausted by white encroachment, Native leaders like Chief Pontiac gained recognition for their efforts to return Turtle Island — North America — to its Indigenous roots. He led a resistance known today as Pontiac’s War or Pontiac’s Rebellion against the British in the 1760s.

Burnett family history

The Burnett family has a long, rich history with the Potawatomi people, starting in Michigan and spanning several states across the United States.

Veterans Wall of Honor

The Veteran Memorial serves to honor and exhibit the sacrifices our Wédasé (warriors) have made by telling the story of what it meant to be a Potawatomi warrior.

America’s original sport returns to Pottawatomie County

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation invites local youth interested in taking up North America’s original sport to attend the Lacrosse Exhibition Day on Oct. 14. The event will include a two-hour instructional seminar and feature two lacrosse games between teams from Oklahoma and Texas. CPN hopes to recruit players to restart the youth lacrosse program that Read More »

Remembering Uniontown

After the Potawatomi arrived in present-day Kansas, Indian agents R.W. Cummins and A.J. Vaughan established a pay station and trading post at Uniontown located south of the Kansas River and west of present-day Topeka, Kansas. The settlement served as a commercial hub for Tribal members, and its position along the Oregon-California Trail made it a Read More »