January 25, 2018

Seasonal storytelling event, expanded online learning options highlight new year

Submitted by Justin Neely It’s always busy this time of year in Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Language Department. By the time you receive this issue, children in […]
November 27, 2017

Potawatomi language goes public: Wanette High School offers Oklahoma students one-of-a-kind learning opportunity

It’s a Monday morning like any other. As the third-period tardy bell rings at Wanette High School in Oklahoma, five students casually enter the classroom, grab […]
November 2, 2017

Language with Justin: November

Submitted by Justin Neely It’s been a busy fall for Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Language Department. We are offering a 10-week beginner class 5:30-7 p.m. every Wednesday […]
October 13, 2017

Bazhaw shares Potawatomi language in everyday life

Ralph Bazhaw, a member of the Bergeron family, recently participated in a Pentecost service at his church, Faith Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina, using the […]
September 27, 2017

Online courses help Georgia-based family learn ancestral language

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Language Department has a small but dedicated staff of teachers who over the years have sought out new and technologically friendly ways of […]
February 15, 2016

Language with Justin: February 2016

Lots of exciting things are going on with the language department. On Wed., Feb. 24 we will be hosting our third annual Winter Storytelling Festival at […]
January 22, 2016

Language with Justin: January 2016

Weather Terms: Traditionally when a storm approaches, we take a pinch of tobacco in our left hand and say a prayer asking the Creator to watch […]
December 17, 2015

Language with Justin: December 2015

Mno gishget Jesos ga nigit mine mno weponget.(Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the CPN Language Department). As always, it gets kind of busy around […]
November 10, 2015

Language with Justin: November 2015

As we move into fall, the language department has been busy. We have already released our Beginner I self-paced language course. To access the course go […]