December 16, 2014

Creating your own regalia not impossible

Though Family Festival and powwow season are a few months away, the winter months provide ample time to prepare regalia and other traditional dress. Often times, […]
March 24, 2015

Incorporating Potawatomi culture into every day

  As the Citizen Potawatomi Nation has grown in recent years, concerns about Potawatomi traditions and practices have come to the forefront in many conversations amongst […]
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 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 […]
February 10, 2016

Headdresses not traditional for Potawatomi

The resurgence in positive portrayals of Native American culture has come with unforeseen consequences in recent decades. A drive for purity – specifically in terms of […]
October 17, 2017

Regalia Making Class

Participants can learn to make all of the parts worn as a piece of traditional regalia including shawls, ribbon shirts, blouses, skirts and more as well […]
October 24, 2017

Regalia Making Class

Participants can learn to make all of the parts worn as a piece of traditional regalia including shawls, ribbon shirts, blouses, skirts and more as well […]
March 6, 2018

March Regalia Making Classes

During the month of March, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center hosts a Family Regalia Making Class each Tuesday. Get connected with your heritage and […]