Language update: February 2021

Read about what the language department has been working on so far in 20201, including a new cartoon, new posters, this year’s storytelling event and more.

Language update: January 2021

Language Department Director Justin Neely discusses ways to learn Potawatomi during the upcoming year and what staff accomplished in 2020.

Language update: December 2020

CPN Language Department Director Justin Neely discusses upcoming projects, recent accomplishments and more language learning opportunities in the December 2020 update.

Language update: August 2020

The Potawatomi language is mainly in the form of verbs. Even many of our nouns come from verbal forms.

Language update: July 2020

The July 2020 update from the CPN language department includes a fun set of words and phrases from Jim Thunder, one of the last first language speakers from Wisconsin.

Language update: June 2020

Make sure you are taking advantage of the online language sources we have available during this time at home.

Language update: May 2020

During this challenging time, it’s important to know that you have lots of opportunities to learn your language online.

Language Update: April 2020

Language Department Director Justin Neely highlights his team’s work creating online content and where Tribal members can learn language from the comfort of their home.

Language update: March 2020

The monthly update from the CPN Language Department includes a look back at the 2020 Winter Storytelling event from February, upcoming translations and the men’s drum group’s progress.