Human Resources

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

       Physical Address:                                                          Mailing Address:

       881 Little Dee Dr.                                                          PO Box 470

       Pawnee, OK  74058                                                       Pawnee, OK  74058

Phone:  918-762-3621

Fax:  918-762-6446

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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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The Pawnee Nation Court has two openings for judges: Deadline to apply Feb. 6, 2015.

The Pawnee Nation is accepting applications for one Supreme Court Justice.  Click on this link for more information and minimum qualifications.

The Pawnee Nation is accepting applications for the position of District Court Chief Judge. Click on this link for more information.

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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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Join the Pawnee Nation in supporting Native Women Day. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6, 2015. Click here 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.

 

The December edition of the Chaticks Si Chaticks is now available on-line and at Building #64, Pawnee Nation Reserve. The deadline for the February edition is Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

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:

 

February 17 Stillwater @ Stillwater Public Library 1-4 pm

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.

 

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

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

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.

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.

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Events

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

Feb 4, 2015 @ Substance Abuse Office

National Wear Red Day, Friday

Feb 6, 2015 @ AT PAWNEE NATION

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

Feb 11, 2015 @ Substance Abuse Office