August 12, 2020

Native Americans and infectious disease

Culture, warfare and assimilation all play significant parts in the history of Native Americans and infectious disease, spanning from the 1600s to present day.
November 25, 2020

The true, dark history of Thanksgiving

While communing with loved ones and showing appreciation for the bounties and gifts provided is one positive aspect of Thanksgiving, teaching a false narrative of its beginnings perpetuates colonialism and ignores more than 400 years of atrocities committed against Native Americans and First Nations’ people.
January 15, 2021

Traditional star knowledge provides connections to Potawatomi heritage and culture

The Potawatomi hold their own oral traditions linked to astronomy, and learning about these customs ensures teachings survive for generations to come while simultaneously creating a sense of balance between the past, present and future.