Dancing for Our Tribe: Potawatomi Tradition in the New Millennium Opening Reception and Book Signing

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March 04, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Skokie Heritage Museum
8031 Floral Ave.
Skokie, IL 60077

(847) 677-6672

Dancing for Our Tribe: Potawatomi Tradition in the New Millennium 

 

Join us for an Opening Reception and Book Signing on March 4, 2023 at 2 pm at the Skokie Heritage Museum.  This event will kick off an ongoing series of programs, events and exhibits celebrating Indigenous Cultures and the Native Community. 

 

This exhibition of images by photographer Sharon Hoogstraten (Citizen Potawatomi) records vivid portraits and accompanying personal statements of contemporary Potawatomis wearing traditional regalia from all nine Potawatomi nations. Her work highlights how this native community continues to breathe new life into traditional culture and handicrafts in today's world, celebrating their continued existence through centuries of loss and lighting the way forward for the next seven generations. 

 

Locations: 

March 1 – June 3, 2023 at the Skokie Heritage Museum 

March 1 – May 5, 2023 at the Devonshire Cultural Center 

 

 

 

 
 
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