On May 13, 2017, the Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) held its annual awards banquet at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac Du Flambeau, Wis. WIEA was established in 1985 by a group of concerned Indian educators to carry on the efforts of the former Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) Education sub-committee.
May 1, 2017 – Full Issue A night of fun and elegance was had on April 8, 2017, at Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel (PCCH) for the annual Elder’s Prom night. This event was open to …
A new grant has been awarded to the FCP Information Technology (IT) department this year, which is administered through the Administration for Native Americans (ANA). It is a grant titled Fostering Independence, Leadership and Mentoring (FILM) and its focus is on educating youth in the skills of video production.
In 2013, Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) and Pokagon Band of Potawatomi collaborated on an apprenticeship called Potawatomi Master Apprentice Language Program. The idea behind this program was to choose two apprentices from the Pokagon community to come and reside in Crandon, Wis., to learn the Potawatomi language from fluent speakers in the FCP community.
Eight years ago, the Potawatomi Traveling Times (PTT) came up with the idea of celebrating American Indian Heritage Month by asking area tribal youth K-12 to express what their heritage meant to them by way of creating art. Although Native American Heritage Month takes place in November, some may wonder why it is that PTT publicly celebrates it in December and January.