May 13, 2019

Navarre descendant’s hidden talent inspires Tribal members of all ages to learn new skills

CPN member and veteran Mike Martin learned how to play the flute after hearing musicians perform while volunteering at the Topeka Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas.
May 8, 2019

Elexa Dawson awarded grant to spread music inspired by Tribal culture

Musician and Tribal citizen Elexa Dawson won a grant to fund the production and promotion of her first solo album, taking inspiration from her Potawatomi heritage.
April 25, 2019

Hownikan Podcast: April 2019

This episode explores the sounds and career of a CPN member who’s made a name for himself in hip hop, tips from a Tribal trainer and the history of the Nation's Veterans Organization's eagle staff.
January 28, 2019

Scotty McBee — Kansas City’s jack-of-all musical trades

Kansas City musician Scotty McBee’s long career includes playing in classic rock, acoustic pop and hair metal bands.
December 7, 2018

Bryan Burkhart builds career in music through community

For Bertrand family descendant Bryan Burkhart, music has always held importance in his life. He currently plays drums in a band he started nine years ago […]
November 14, 2018

Dream Warriors give hope to troubled Natives through music

A group of five musicians from Dream Warriors Management stopped at Citizen Potawatomi Nation this September. During their national “Heal It” tour, they performed for thousands […]
June 11, 2018

Marcia Bendo releases album of contemporary Native American flute songs

“I play with emotion, and I do sense the person who is supposedly speaking through this song, their pain or their emotion, and it is very […]
June 5, 2018

From the heart

Almost any day of the week, visitors can catch up with Bill and Marti Roberts at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Elder Center. About 11:30 a.m. every Thursday, […]
May 12, 2018

Charlie Daniels with the Marshall Tucker Band

Country music star Charlie Daniels comes to the Grand Event Center for a concert with the Marshall Tucker Band. Daniels changed bluegrass, country and gospel music […]