Carney nourishes Tribal connections through cookbook

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 2 Legislator Eva Marie Carney combined her annual contest and food to bring people together in 2018. From January to April, she collected recipes aimed at feeding large groups of people. She intended to fill a cookbook and send it to Tribal members as an end-of-year gift, similar to what she Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney: May 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Report on our Birmingham meeting About 50 of us met at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) in mid-March to tour the exhibits and then meet in the BCRI Community Room for a family meeting and lunch. The exhibits were challenging and thought-provoking, and the meeting and lunch were good family Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney: April 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Loss of a dear Potawatomi The Bazhaw family and our Nation lost a dear elder, Ralph Bazhaw/Nishbonsek (Two Hawks). Ralph was a fine person and much-loved husband, father, grandfather and colleague. He was a good friend to many, including me. I will miss his prayers and storytelling during our fall feasts, Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Warm greetings for a sweet new year I wish you a new year filled with peace, good health and good family times. I am hopeful that each of us will gain more knowledge about our Potawatomi heritage and be more giving of our time and talents during 2018. My time serving Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Do you operate a nonprofit organization or foundation? If you do, I’d love to hear from you. In the last few years, I’ve met two vibrant Citizen Potawatomi women who have founded and continue to operate nonprofit organizations, Jody Gzhadawsot Mattena (Tennessee) and Dell Migwekwe Chalk (Virginia). This fall, I started Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Family field trip to Birmingham, Alabama? I’m excited to host fellow Potawatomi at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) for a tour of the Institute, followed by a lunch and business meeting in the BCRI Commons, beginning 10 a.m. March 10. I believe this is the first “official” Citizen Potawatomi Nation Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Happy September! It’s back to more traditional learning for those in school; I’ve been fortunate to do my own learning outside a classroom over the last months, since I am now focusing my law practice on human rights and immigration law, particularly on assisting victims of gender-based violence and persecution — Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends)! Visiting opportunity Our March 10 tour and lunch/business meeting at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI), 520 16th St. N., in Birmingham, Alabama, starts with a 10 a.m. museum tour, moving on to a business meeting and then a barbecue lunch before ending at 2:30 p.m. If you haven’t yet RSVP’d, Read More »

District 2 – Eva Marie Carney

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), 10th annual District 2 contest I know we are well into winter, but I’m thinking ahead to fall 2018 celebrations and to the District 2 holiday gift I will offer you. For our 10th annual District 2 contest, I am asking for entries of your favorite recipes for fall feasts. I Read More »