April 3, 2014

Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center closed due to water damage

  The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center sustained severe water damage on March 31 due to a break originating at a City of Shawnee water […]
April 14, 2014

CPN artist Penny Coates illustrates her heritage through art

The famed Potawatomi artist Woody Crumbo depicted his life in the American southwest through paintings of intricately detailed horses, personal portraits and landscapes. Crumbo has etched […]
April 23, 2014

CPN Cultural Heritage Center remains closed, crews begin removing concrete slab

  The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center remains closed after thousands of gallons of water flooded the building on March 31. Construction crews began to […]
June 20, 2014

Cultural Heritage Center update

It was the flood no one saw coming. Surveillance video from inside the Long Room at the Cultural Heritage Center shows the floor rising in a […]
October 23, 2014

NAGPRA restoring proper resting place to sacred items

  Dr. Kelli Mosteller The Cultural Resources Department staff at Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center is responsible for the care and preservation and of all […]
March 16, 2015

Cultural Heritage Center’s Jeremy Arnette plays vital role in Tribe’s history

Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the most treatied tribe in the United States, having more than 40 signed with the federal government as well as two each […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]