Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

Physical Address:

Mailing Address:

881 Little Dee Dr

P.O. Box 470

Pawnee, OK  74058

Pawnee, OK  74058

Phone:  918-762-3621

Fax:  918-762-6446

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Click on this link for the Pawnee Nation College Website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

Pawnee Business Council Election is Scheduled for May 2, 2015

UN-OFFICIAL LIST OF CANDIDATES

2015  Election

 

            President                                                        Treasurer

__Marshall R. Gover_______                      ____M. Angela Thompson__

__Ellis Horsechief Jr.­­_______                     ____Duane Pratt Sr._______

__Misty M. Nuttle_________                      ____Elizabeth Blackowl____

 

         Council Seat 1                                             Council Seat 2

__Sammye Adson_________                      ___Karla KnifeChief_______

__Linda Jestes____________                      ___Dawna Hare__________      

The above list is un-official and the official list of candidates is forthcoming.

For more information about the Pawnee Nation 2015 Election, click on this link.

For a complete schedule of the election timeline and specific deadlines, click on this link.

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The Pawnee Nation Quarterly Report for the Fourth Quarter of 2014 is available, click here.

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Pawnee Nation Department of Transportation & Safety will conduct a Public Hearing in accordance with 25 CFR Part 170 Public Hearing, on March 25, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. in the Roam Chief Center at 810 Morris Rd. Pawnee, OK 74058. Click on this link for the notice of Public Hearing.

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Click on this link for the March 2015 Chaticks Si Chaticks.

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Applications are now available online for:

Direct Assistance
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)-provides assistance to low-income Native American households in meeting their immediate home energy needs. LIHEAP monies can be used to pay for electricity, gas, or propane bills. The maximum amount of assistance is $100 in a calendar year. Clients must reside in Pawnee County, but do not have to be a member of the Pawnee Nation.

The following must be submitted for review to determine if participants are eligible:  Completed LIHEAP Application, Proof of Residency (utility bill with current mailing address), Proof of Income and Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB).

Click on this link for the LIHEAP Application.

Community Service Block Grant (CSBG)
Provides assistance to low-income Native American individuals/families with housing and/or utility deposits (no bills) and medical expenses (eyewear, dentures, and medications). The maximum amount of assistance is $100 in a calendar year. Clients must reside in Pawnee County, but do not have to be a member of the Pawnee Nation.

The following must be submitted for review to determine if participants are eligible:  Completed CSBG Application, Proof of Residency, Proof of Income and a CDIB. 

Click on this link for the CSBG Application.

Elders, Handicap and Emergency Assistance Program 
The Pawnee Nation provides financial assistance for the Tribal Elderly and Handicap members who are not covered by other assistance programs. This program utilizes the Motor Fuel Funds as prescribed by the State of Oklahoma Agreement which are to be used for the health and welfare of our tribal members. Applicants must be at least 55 years old at the time of the application for assistance and/or handicapped of any age.  If handicapped, applicants must provide proof of such condition.  Applicants must be a member of the Pawnee Nation as verified by a CDIB.

Click on this link for the Elders, Handicap and Emergency Assistant Program Application.

For more information contact: 

Jaime Jestes, BS

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

CHR/EMS/Health Education Coordinator

P.O. Box 470

Pawnee, OK 74058

Office Phone: (918) 762-3873

Cell Phone: (918) 399-6273

Email: jaimej@pawneenation.org

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Click on this link for an updated listing of all Pawnee Nation Committees and Commissions.

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Join the Pawnee Nation Running and Walking Club. It's family friendly and FREE! The club began on January 26, 2015 and meets at the Pawnee Nation DHCS Building (old I.H.S. hospital). You can join the club anytime, they walk on Mondays and Thursdays. Click on this link for the flyer and more information.

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On Friday, March 20, 2015, Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc. will sponsor a Free Wills and Estates Clinic at the Pawnee Tribal Courthouse. Call 1-800-658-1497 for details and to make your appointment. Click on this link for the flyer.

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A message from The Pawnee Nation Domestic Violence Program, "We are seeking food or monetary donations for the 1st Annual Survivor Celebration hosted by the Pawnee Nation Domestic Violence Program. We aren't able to use our grant when buying food and drinks, but at this specific event, we will be providing dinner for our guests and their children. Any little bit anyone could help with makes a difference, thank you." Click on this link for the flyer.

The Pawnee Nation Domestic Violence Program and Oklahoma State University Extension will offer classes in 2015.

Co-Parenting for Resilience: Overcoming the Challenges of Divorce. The registration fee is $30.

Class Schedule 2015:

March 31 Pawnee @ Pawnee Nation 1-4 pm

Domestic Violence Program, 301 Maintenance Road, Pawnee, OK 74058

April 30 Stillwater @ Stillwater Public Library 1-4 pm 

Click on this link for the flyer and more information.

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The Pawnee TERO office is looking for motivated Tribal members, skilled or unskilled.

THIS JUST IN: Training is availabe in early March by ODOT for construction related jobs. Click on this link for more information.

We need dependable tradesmen and laborers for upcoming work projects and training opportunities. Follow this link for the flyer and more information.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT:

 

OPEN HOUSE

March 13, 2015

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Te-Tu-Koo Program

              •Higher Education • Adult/Youth Education & Training • TERO •Youth Services •

Join us for the following:

  • Tours of the Pawnee Nation Cultural Learning Center
  • Meet & Greet Staff
  •  Program Overviews
  • Educational & Training Opportunities
  • Refreshments
  • Drawings

“The dreams of yesterday are the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow”

- Robert Goddard, this quote chosen by our youth in the 2004 Summer Program. This is yet another example of how our youth’s unique thinking can make their dreams come true for a better tomorrow for our people. 

The Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society Scholarship is now available. Click here for the link for more information.

Need an Internship Opportunity for this Summer, go to the following link for more information:   http://inspire.naplp.gwu.edu

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!

Deadlines:  April 1, Spring.

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.

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.

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Events

Pawnee Nation Running and Walking Club, Pawnee Nation DHCS Building (old I.H.S. hospital). at 5:30 p.m.

Mar 5, 2015 @ PAWNEE RESERVE

Pawnee Business Council Special Meeting, Friday at 10 a.m.

Mar 6, 2015 @ BUILDING #64 CONFERENCE ROOM

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

Mar 11, 2015 @ Substance Abuse Office