March 4, 2015

The 1867 Potawatomi Treaty: Encroachment in Potawatomi land and the move to Indian Territory

By the end of the 1860s, most officials in the United States Office of Indian Affairs realized that their social experiment of assimilation through private land […]
September 19, 2018

Potawatomi vs. the Wild West

Prior to statehood, Oklahoma served as a haven for many legendary fugitives. Cattle thefts, bank robberies and murders happened frequently, and stories passed down connect several […]
September 24, 2020

Hownikan Podcast: September 2020

This episode discusses how to combat habitual stress from the pandemic, the history of the Oklahoma land runs, and how to teach a dog commands in Potawatomi.
November 18, 2020

Native land rights and the Land Runs of 1891

The first Oklahoma land run took place on April 22, 1889, and established present-day Oklahoma City and Guthrie in one day. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s historical ties are with the Land Runs of 1891, which took place on Sept. 22, 23 and 28.