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 […]
October 21, 2015

Language with Justin: October 2015

We are keeping busy in the language department. We recently created and made public a self -paced online ‘Beginning Potawatomi I’ course. The address for the […]