March 27, 2019

Make Up Workshop

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Cultural Heritage Center is hosting a workshop for attendees who need to finish their men’s vest, velvet bag or applique bead project. […]
February 26, 2019

Language Update — Feb. 2019

CPN hosts its annual Winter Storytelling event at the beginning of March.
February 13, 2019

Lindsay Jones Marean’s life mission: save endangered languages

After teaching Spanish for several years, Tribal member Lindsay Jones Marean returned to school to study and revitalize Indigenous languages, in particular, Potawatomi.
December 10, 2018

Kansas City charter school district aims to teach Native history, culture

Submitted by Jennifer Dye Crossroads Academy – Central Street focuses on producing culturally literate scholars from its diverse student body by looking at every aspect of […]
November 26, 2018

Incorporate Nishnabe traditions into your holiday gifting

Although many cultures across the globe give presents during the holidays, for Potawatomi, the practice spans all seasons. Native customs vary between small presents on a […]
November 6, 2018

Pucker Toe Moccasin Workshop

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center along with MSPI, Tribal Youth and CPN Workforce and Social Services are hosting a set of moccasin workshops in […]
September 19, 2018

Potawatomi vs. the Wild West

Prior to statehood, Oklahoma served as a haven for many legendary fugitives. Cattle thefts, bank robberies and murders happened frequently, and stories passed down connect several […]
September 13, 2018

2018 Commemorative Trail of Death Caravan

In late summer 1838 near Twin Lakes, Indiana, U.S. General John Tipton called a meeting with the Potawatomi around Chief Menominee’s village. Menominee refused to give […]
August 27, 2018

Native American endurance

The fur trade’s decline and colonial competition increased turmoil across Indian Country. Through the 18th to early 19th century, discord among Native Americans and the federal […]