Announcement:

Pawnee Business Council Quarterly Meeting

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 9 a.m.

Roam Chief Event Center

 

SAIGE JORGENSEN SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS OCT. 31!

The Society of American Indian government Employees, SAIGE has established an award to honor the memory and legacy of Carol Jorgensen whose service to her family, community, country, and Mother Earth was an inspiration for all. Carol was Tlingit from the Yandestake Village in southeast Alaska.

This scholarship provides $2,000 to 2 full time students, for the 2014- 2015 school year, pursuing an undergraduate degree in an environmental stewardship discipline, including environmental studies, natural resource management, the natural sciences, public administration, public policy, and related disciplines.

The deadline to apply is October 31, 2014

Here is the link for more information and the application: http://saige.org/words/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2014-Carol-Jorgensen-Scholarship.pdf

Pawnee Nation Awarded Indian Community Development Block Grant, ICDBG, funding for new Pawnee Nation Resource Center. Click here for the Press Release.

Pawnee Nation Domestic Violence Program is seeking donations

The Pawnee Nation Domestic Violence Program is opening a new Domestic Violence Healing Center.  In order to ensure the success of this very important opening, we are seeking tax-deductible contributions to help decorate the center with traditional and/or healing art. The Healing Center belongs to the community and we feel it is vital to display traditional pieces in the center. Your donation will be listed in our event program, as well as in the Healing Center. Please mail your donation to 301 Maintenance Road, Pawnee, OK 74058 or call 918-285-1321 to make arrangements for pick-up or delivery of any artwork or traditional pieces you may wish to donate. You may also email us at cbaldwin@pawneenation.org. We thank you for your time and consideration.

 

The Pawnee Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) is currently offering employment opportunities for upcoming projects. All potential employees are asked to submit new applications during this process. Applications can be picked up and submitted at the Pawnee Nation Cultural Learning Center located at 657 Harrison Street in Pawnee. For more information, call (918) 762-3227.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!  CHECK THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Need help with fees for education related expenses? Go to the Education Department link for Youth Services.

Pawnee Nation Tribal Members: VISA Gift cards are now available!

The application must be filled out completely; Pawnee Nation CDIB and a school official must sign the form, along with parent/guardian signature. Eligibility requirements are Kindergarten through 12th grade only and Pawnee Nation member residing anywhere in the world. We will be sending out the VISA cards weekly.

If you have received a card the previous semester, make sure the receipt has been turned in to be eligible for the current semester.

Click on this link for the application.

Any questions, please contact the Education Division at 918-762-3227.

Burial Assistance

The Pawnee Business Council shall set the amount for burial assistance in the annual budgeting process. The amount of burial will be established in the annual tribal operating budget.

The maximum amount of assistance available for 2013 and 2014 is:

a. $4,500 payable to the funeral home for burial

b. $500 is payable to the person financially responsible for the burial to be used for immediate needs

c. Any costs exceeding these amounts will be the responsibility of the person financially responsible for burial costs

d. Any funds not expended will be retained in the burial fund 2013 Funds Expended: $70,816.29

For more information on Burial Assistance please call the Executive Office at 918-762-3621 

2013 Annual Report Now Available

Click here to access the annual report

Tribal Development Corp. - please go to the Corporate Profile under the Tribal Development Corp. page for the listing of current job openings.

September 2014 Chaticks si Chaticks Now Available

Pawnee Nation's Chaticks si Chaticks, September 2014 edition is now available! Get your copy here.

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Events

Pawnee Business Council Quarterly Meeting, This Saturday at 9 a.m.

Nov 1, 2014 @ Roam Chief Event Center

3rd Annual Zombie Run & Cookout, Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Nov 5, 2014 @ Otoe-Missouria Campgrounds

Substance Abuse Program Support Group - Every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Nov 5, 2014 @ Substance Abuse Office