July 15, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: July 15, 2015 – The Treaty of Portage des Sioux

Saturday, July 18, 2015 marks the bicentennial of the Treaty of Portage des Sioux (July 18, 1815.)  The treaty was a means to affirm previous compacts […]
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 […]
September 7, 2018

The United States’ handling of the “Indian problem”

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center’s treaty gallery features several documents that defined Tribal relationships with the government, including peace, reservation and removal treaties. The […]