December 3, 2015

FireLodge Tribal Youth update: December 2015

In December at the P.L.A.C.E., the “Get Native” Program involved our youth participating in the talking circle, a traditional Potawatomi practice that helps each participant learn […]
June 8, 2015

Lehman shows the way into the dance arena

Coby Lehman photographed by Sharon Hoogstraten. The man waving the white towel is how many Festival-goers know Arena Director Coby Lehman. Positioned ahead of the CPN […]
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 […]
February 5, 2015

Mentorship program presents Native culture to youth

Pottawatomie County, Okla. is home to four Native American tribes and thousands of federally registered tribal members. As a result of nearly three centuries worth of […]
December 16, 2014

Creating your own regalia not impossible

Though Family Festival and powwow season are a few months away, the winter months provide ample time to prepare regalia and other traditional dress. Often times, […]