August 19, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: August 19, 2015 – 1912 Postcard of Potawatomi Indians in Shawnee

The below examples are the front and back of a real photo postcard acquired by the CHC archives in summer 2015. Despite the message on the […]
December 2, 2015

Traditional winter tales offer opportunity to teach culture and history

 Traditional Potawatomi winter stories were used as practical learning tools to stay warm during the cold season. With the Halloween decorations down and the feasting season […]
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 […]