October 9, 2014

CPN WWII Veteran receives honoring at the 2014 Potawatomi Gathering of Nations

 When it comes to powwows there are always plenty of gifts, donations and awards to be given out during such event. Gift giving and honoring is […]
October 16, 2014

Word of the Week: October 16, 2014

Bozho ginwa, it’s time for Word of the Week again! This week’s words are: Nekshe = Look{play}/https://www.potawatomi.org/images/audio/WordOfTheWeek/2014/oct16/nekshe.mp3{/play} Ibe = Over there{play}/https://www.potawatomi.org/images/audio/WordOfTheWeek/2014/oct16/ibe.mp3{/play} Shode = Here{play}/https://www.potawatomi.org/images/audio/WordOfTheWeek/2014/oct16/shode.mp3{/play} Nekshe ibe!  […]
February 10, 2015

Language with Justin: February 2015

 We have many upcoming events in the language department to talk about as we push towards spring after a cold Oklahoma winter. First off, the development […]
March 12, 2015

Language with Justin – March 2015

Bozho Jayek, It’s an exciting time in the language department. We are working hard on a self-paced online language course. The idea behind the course is […]
July 16, 2015

Nation to Nation exhibit a sight to see for D.C.- bound Potawatomi

For Potawatomi making visits to the nation’s capital, the National Museum of the American Indian, located right in the middle of the National Mall, is a […]
June 7, 2018

Potawatomi language learning update

Submitted by Justin Neely, CPN Language Department Director It’s been a very busy month for the language department. By the time this reaches you, we will have […]
June 22, 2018

Feathers as part of Potawatomi culture

Potawatomi use and wear plumage with honor and reverence. Tribal oral tradition says “the eagle delivers a message to the Creator that people on this earth […]
July 6, 2018

Tribal member listens to nature while peeling birchbark

Tribal member Kristy Phillips resolutely carries on Potawatomi traditions. She began learning the Tribe’s language as a child in the small town of Maud, Oklahoma. After […]
July 13, 2018

Museum exhibit highlights early European and Potawatomi convergence

In 1634, French explorer Jean Nicolet made initial European contact with the Potawatomi near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The fourth section of the Cultural Heritage Center introduces […]