February 21, 2020

Sengo Zibiwes Ngemojek find the rhythms of the past and future

The Sengo Zibiwes Ngemojek (Squirrel Creek Singers) catch up on each other’s lives around the drum and chuckle during practice twice a week at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center.
January 15, 2020

Women build community through drumming

Tradition encourages women to play smaller hand drums, roughly a foot in diameter or less, either on their own or with the men. Every week, several Citizen Potawatomi Nation women gather to practice.
August 22, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: August 2019

During this episode, we’ll learn the basics of handgames played every year at Family Reunion Festival, practice with CPN’s women’s drum group, and meet the 2019 Potawatomi Leadership Program class.
August 12, 2019

Language update: August 2019

The busy summer for the CPN Language Department includes launching the new online Potawatomi dictionary, hiring an employee, starting a 10-week class, creating a men’s powwow drumming group, teaching the Potawatomi Leadership Program students and more.