February 13, 2020

Regenerative agriculture techniques improve Tribal land for generations to come

Just like a building needs a strong, stable foundation to last, soil also requires a solid base to grow the plants necessary to feed and clothe the world’s population. Indigenous agriculture techniques have understood this principal since time immemorial, but now modern agriculture is catching up.
February 8, 2020

Elderberry Syrup Workshop

The Basksemen Ziwagmede (Elderberry Syrup) workshop focuses on the process of making syrup from elderberries.
February 1, 2020

Garden Planning and Seed Saving Workshop

Attend the Garden Planning and Seed Saving Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 1st at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation's Cultural Heritage Center.
November 6, 2019

Returning to traditions may aid efforts to combat California’s white sage population decline

The four medicines hold extreme importance with Nishnabé and other Native Americans. However, the wide use of one popular species of sage native to California has negative consequences on its sustainability.
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.
October 14, 2019

Oklahoma’s first Native American Day celebrated in October

Citizen Potawatomi Nation provides plenty of ways to appreciate and honor Native culture and history, on not only Native American Day but also every day.
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.
August 27, 2019

Cultural Heritage Center staff seek to protect Potawatomi history and culture

Tohono O’odham Nation citizen Tracy Wind conserves Native American history for future generations through her career in the museum field. She joined Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center as an assistant Tribal Historic Preservation Officer fall 2017.
July 10, 2019

Heritage seed projects help decolonize Potawatomi food systems

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s community garden, Gtegemen (We Grow It), stands as a testament to the Tribe’s endeavors to revitalize Potawatomi agricultural customs. Garden staff educate the public through work parties and the development of a heritage seed library.