June 10, 2014

CPN employee nominated as Head Woman Dancer at Stanford University Powwow

  CPN has more than 2000 employees in its various enterprises and governmental departments. Some are Potawatomi, others are non-tribal or from other federally recognized tribes. […]
April 9, 2015

Regalia ideas and assistance available at Cultural Heritage Center

During the Family Reunion Festival, Powwow Arena Director Coby Lehman instructs participants on proper etiquette and what is acceptable to wear inside the arena. Lehman often […]
June 8, 2015

Lehman shows the way into the dance arena

Coby Lehman photographed by Sharon Hoogstraten. The man waving the white towel is how many Festival-goers know Arena Director Coby Lehman. Positioned ahead of the CPN […]
August 12, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: August 12, 2015 – Bicentinnial Edition of the Hownikan

As the end of powwow season approaches, we look back at the bicentennial edition of the Hownikan published in June, 1975 which promoted that year’s powwow, […]
August 17, 2015

FireLake Gifts featured item of the week: August 16-22, 2015

  This week’s FireLake Gifts featured items of the week are hand-crafted CPN Seal Beaded Medallions, each with unique designs and colors. The medallions are worn […]
October 8, 2015

A Whirlwind in Wisconsin – Attending the Potawatomi Gathering in Forest County

  The week we were in Forest Coun­ty Potawatomi Country went so fast because we were constantly kept busy by our hosts – learning the Native […]
October 13, 2015

Q&A with 2015 Gathering of the Potawatomi Nations Head Woman Dancer Catherine Howell

Catherine Katie Howell, a 15-year old Tecumseh, Oklahoma resident, had the honor of being named head female dancer for the Gathering of Potawatomi Nations this year […]
March 15, 2016

FireLake Gift Shop featured items of the week: March 14-21, 2016

The powwow season is fast approaching, including the big kick off event at Gathering of Nations in New Mexico which is the unofficial start of the […]
May 17, 2018

Powwow Dance Lessons

Powwow Dance Lessons – Taught by Leslie Deer We encourage anyone who wants to attend to wear comfortable shoes.