March 9, 2016

CPN Community Garden ready for spring

CPN’s first community garden was planted in 2014. Tending it has become an annual activity that many elders, tribal members and employees take part in. Not […]
April 17, 2019

2019 Spring Harvesting Guide

CPN community garden Gtegemen (We Grow It) assistant Kaya DeerInWater educates Tribal members about natural ingredients Potawatomi ancestors ate and used as medicine, and this guide features plants that claim spring as their natural harvesting period.
July 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: July 2019

This episode features a man whose primary language is Potawatomi and taught Citizen Potawatomi Nation members it since the 1970s. There is also a visit to a tattoo shop owned by a Tribal member and the CPN Community Garden for summer berry picking.
September 19, 2019

Nation broadens work to protect pollinators

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation began its partnership with the Tribal Alliance for Pollinators in 2016, vowing to assist in the revival of beneficial insects and animals by planting milkweed and other vegetation.
October 18, 2019

2019 Fall Harvesting Guide

CPN community garden Gtegemen (We Grow It) assistant Kaya DeerInWater educates Tribal members about natural ingredients Potawatomi ancestors ate and used as medicine, and this guide features plants that claim fall as their natural harvesting period.
December 27, 2019

Tips to incorporate an Indigenous diet in 2020

Incorporating Indigenous agricultural systems into food policy can address public health issues while simultaneously healing Native Americans physically, emotionally and spiritually.