Menominee Nation’s new Green Bay campus

For Tina Webster, the College of Menominee Nation’s new Green Bay campus is more than a learning institution. “I feel this school is more about caring and understanding a person’s well-being,” Webster said of being a student at the tribal … Continue reading

Navajo Tribe looking to gaming, businesses and theme park for revenue

AUTHOR: George Hardeen Despite the expected loss of revenue from the closure of the 35-year-old Black Mesa Mine on Saturday, Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. is optimistic about millions of dollars of new revenue that could be available beginning … Continue reading

Kaw Wedding Customs

Crazy Horse

Thomas Huffaker, the Kaw Mission teacher, wrote the following account of a Kaw marriage:

Potawatomi Annual Reunion Festival held second Saturday of every October

Fall Intertribal Powwow (Dgwaget Nimediwen)

When: 2nd Saturday of every October

Where: Raymond Peltier Park, 1702 S Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK 74801

The Annual Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Pow-wows were first started in 1972 to reinvigorate some sense of cultural identity among the Citizen Potawatomi people, and to encourage those who wanted to pow-wow dance to step out into the dance circle with pride.