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 […]
November 12, 2014

CPN emphasizing the ‘community’ in community garden

Native American culture, at its roots, is centered on tightly knit communities that work together for the good of the community.  Stories from across the continent […]
November 20, 2014

CPN secures grants for the Department of Environmental Protection and Historic Preservation Office

CPN’s Department of Environmental Protection recently secured funding for the next fiscal year through a Performance Partnership Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The grant […]
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, […]
December 18, 2014

The Trail of Death

Each year, in the first week of September, my newsfeed and inbox fills with stories and press releases about the Potawatomi Trail of Death. The articles […]
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 […]
July 14, 2015

CHC’s Dr. Mosteller writes on CPN experience in new book about British colonialism

Between her normal duties as director of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center and responsibilities in overseeing the museum’s reconstruction from damages sustained in the2014 […]
December 2, 2015

Traditional winter tales offer opportunity to teach culture and history

 Traditional Potawatomi winter stories were used as practical learning tools to stay warm during the cold season. With the Halloween decorations down and the feasting season […]