May 15, 2018

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 […]
November 15, 2018

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 […]
December 27, 2019

Sisters’ sewing helps build self-esteem

The Kwek Society’s work positively influences women and girls across the continent every day. Because of this, the sisters’ personal experience and their connections as Bourbonnais and Tescier descendants inspired them to complete the moon time bag project, making hundreds of satchels to assist fellow Native American women and girls.
March 12, 2020

Kwek Society recognized with Power, Together award in Iceland

In November 2019, the Reykjavík Global Forum Women Leaders presented The Kwek Society (Kwe’k means “women” in Potawatomi) with the Power, Together award in Iceland for its work reducing period poverty for Native American youth.