Walpole Island hosts 2017 Potawatomi Gathering

Potawatomi from all across Turtle Island travelled to Walpole Island for the annual Potawatomi Gathering held on August 2-5, 2017.

There are nine Potawatomi Gathering Host Nations which include:

  • Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Shawnee, Oklahoma)
  • Forest County Potawatomi (Forest County, Wisconsin)
  • Gun Lake Tribe [Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan] (Hopkins, Michigan)
  • Hannahville Indian Community (Wilson, Michigan)
  • Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi (Fulton, Michigan)
  • Pokagon Band of Potawatomi (Dowagiac, Michigan)
  • Prairie Band of Potawatomi (Mayetta, Kansas)
  • Walpole Island First Nation (Ontario, CANADA)
  • Wasauksing First Nation (Ontario, CANADA)

Next year, Prairie Band of Potawatomi will host the 2018 Potawatomi Gathering.  See you in Kansas!


Check out photos from the 2017 Potawatomi Gathering:

2017 Potawatomi Gathering Photos





Eva Thomas

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