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Facebook Live Session Recap – October 21, 2020

Good morning. Thank you all for tuning in. My name is Ned Daniels Jr. and I am Chairman of the Forest County Potawatomi Community.

New Forest County Potawatomi Chief Judge Sworn In

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, was an historic day for the Forest County Potawatomi (FCP). This date marked the election of only the second ever Chief Judge to serve in FCP’s Tribal Court.

Facebook Live Session Recap – September 23, 2020

Good morning. Thank you all for tuning in today. I hope that all of you have been enjoying the beautiful fall weather and that you and your families are happy and healthy.

Topping-Off Ceremony Held

submitted by Kyle Widenski, Greenfire Marketing Coordinator, photos by Jasper Whalen, FCP IT The Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Community Center achieved a major #milestone yesterday with a topping off ceremony. Continue Reading →

Bodwéwadmi Ktëgan Welcomes New Residents

On Friday, August 14, 2020, Bodwéwadmi Ktëgan (Potawatomi Farm), officially welcomed two new residents of the four-legged kind all the way from Yellowstone National Park. This exciting acquisition was made possible by the Intertribal Buffalo Council (ITBC).

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Our Story

The Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) have lived in Forest County, Wisconsin, since the late 1800s. Around 1880, groups settled in areas near Blackwell and Wabeno and have lived in that area since, as well as in the Carter and Crandon (or Stone Lake) areas.

Today, life on the reservation is very different than it was for the elders. They have done much for the younger generation, and it is because of the elders that the younger generations are who they are today.

By pursuing a diverse set of business models, the Forest County Potawatomi of today are the largest employer in Forest County. With revenues from various tribal enterprises, the Potawatomi have invested in the health, wellness, education, environment and future of its people.

The FCP have also worked hard to preserve its culture and honor its past. The Cultural Center, Library and Museum provide an important link to the past and serves to facilitate important ceremonies.

We invite you to discover the modern Forest County Potawatomi. You will find a thriving Native American culture that is proud of its past and eager for the future.

Forest County Potawatomi Dancers

Cultural Center, Library & Museum

Services  offered to the community include language and cultural class  instruction, historical photograph reproduction and repair, Native  American DVD rental and gift shop sales, 4000 library books on the  history and culture of the Great Lakes Indians, Tribal newspapers of  Wisconsin tribes and Potawatomi bands.

Forest County Potawatomi Cultural Center, Library, & Museum