September 21, 2017

Traveling Smithsonian exhibit honoring veterans now on display at heritage center

Natives have participated in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East. Although, proportionally, Native American military servicemen […]
December 30, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: Excerpt from George Winter’s journal regarding Keewaunay

Kee-wau-nay was a war chief, one of the old patriarchs of the Pottawattamies of the Wabash. The village of Kee-wau-nay and the charming lake which was […]
October 28, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: 1983 Citizen Band Potawatomi Museum and Trading Post

A short jog down memory lane for a lot of Tribal members and employees in this week’s Way Back Wednesday post, with this photo we fished […]
October 21, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: A Citizen Potawatomi historical fact sheet

This week in Way Back Wednesday we share a Citizen Potawatomi Fact sheet produced by the heritage center staff for a CPN leadership course.
October 14, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: Massaw, great grandmother of Jim Thorpe

Massaw, great grandmother of Wathohuk [Jim Thorpe], was an influential and distinguished chieftess whose presence carried weight in councils, a right customarily reserved for males. She […]
March 24, 2015

Incorporating Potawatomi culture into every day

  As the Citizen Potawatomi Nation has grown in recent years, concerns about Potawatomi traditions and practices have come to the forefront in many conversations amongst […]
December 1, 2014

As winter approaches, stay warm inside with some Potawatomi reading

As temperatures drop and people head back inside, the opportunity to learn more about the Tribe shouldn’t be lost until the next powwow season. Books by […]