Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma

A Pawnee Nation Special Election is scheduled to fill the position of President of the Pawnee Nation. This Special Election is scheduled for Saturday, January 2, 2016.

Click here for the Special Election Notice from the Pawnee Nation Election Board and click here for the Special Election timeline of events.

A request for an absentee ballot is now available, click here.


The Offices of the Pawnee Nation will close at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25th and re-open on Monday November 30th at 8 a.m.


For Immediate Release

November 5, 2015

President Nuttle Resigns as President of Pawnee Nation

For more information, contact:

Pawnee Nation

Phone: (918)762-3621

Fax: (918)762-6446



The Pawnee Nation Business Council officially accepted the resignation of their President, Misty Nuttle yesterday evening. President Nuttle, in an email to the Council stated, “…it is with a heavy heart that I decided …to resign my position as Pawnee Business Council President. I must take care of my own obligations and put my family first in their time of need. It has been a pleasure serving with all of you and I will always hope for the best for the Pawnee Nation.”  President Nuttle served the Pawnee Nation in various capacities and most recently as President, providing excellence in leadership.

In accordance with the Pawnee Nation Constitution, Vice President W. Bruce Pratt has assumed all duties as the Interim Pawnee Nation Business Council President and Councilman Adrian Spottedhorsechief has been selected to serve as the Interim Vice President.  A special election will be held within 60 days to fill the vacancy of the President.  The Pawnee Nation looks forward to continuing success during this period of transition and with deep gratitude would like to thank President Nuttle for her service to the Pawnee Nation and wish for her and her family all blessings. 


New Pawnee Nation Business Council Resolutions for 2015 are now available. Go to the Government page on this website to view the Resolutions or click here

Click on this link for an updated listing of all committees and commissions of the Pawnee Nation.


 Pawnee Nation

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


Notice: Pawnee Nation Students continuing your education, you must submit this form before December 6, 2015 to become eligible for funding. Click here for the letter to students for additional information.

Another Fall 2015 Deadline for Students interested in applying for NAHASDA Grant Funds is December 7, 2015. Click on this link for more information.


A Tribal Harvest Tag must accompany all deer harvested on Pawnee Nation Land. The tags can be picked up at the Pawnee Nation Tag Office or the Pawnee Nation Department of Environmental Conservation and Safety (DECS) front entrance.

Remember, a carcass tag is required before the deer can be processed.


Click here for information about the Pawnee Nation Angel Gifts

for Pawnee Nation Elders.


Employment opportunities at the Pawnee Nation,

click here for job listings. 


The Pawnee Nation has the following open positions:

- One (1) position available on the Pawnee Nation Tax Commission.  This is a four-year term and applicant must be a Pawnee Tribal Member.

- Three (3) positions on the Pawnee Tribal Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Seats #1, 2 and 3 are all three (3) year terms.

- Three (3) positions on the Pawnee Nation Liquor Control Commission.

- Two (2) positions on the Pawnee Nation Supreme Court Justice.   For more information about this position please email

The Pawnee Business Council appoints the seats of these positions.  If interested, please submit a written request with a resume, to W. Bruce Pratt, Interim President, Pawnee Business Council, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, P. O. Box 470, Pawnee, OK 74058.  All positions are open until filled.  Any questions please call (918) 762-3621 or email

Click here for a description of the duties for each commission. You can only serve on one commission or board at a time.


Click on this link for the Pawnee Nation College Website. 


Click here for the Pawnee Nation 2014 Annual Report. 

To receive a printed copy, send a request to: 

Pawnee Nation, PO Box 470, Pawnee, OK 74058 

or fax the request to 918-762-6446, provide you name and mailing address for your copy.


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 Visa application.

The JOM Application is revised for 2015/2016, click on this link to download.

Any questions, please contact the Education Division at 918-762-3227 or contact Alison Black at 918-399-6005 (cell).


Join the Pawnee Nation Running and Walking Club. It's family friendly and FREE! The club meets at the Pawnee Nation DHCS Building (old I.H.S. hospital). You can join the club anytime, they walk on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Click on this link for the updated flyer.

Pawnee Pride Boot Camp Classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-7 p.m. at 632 Harrison Pawnee. Meet at the gym above the tag office. Click here for the flyer.

Zumba Classes every Friday at the Pawnee Nation Gym, 806 Morris Rd. from 5:30-6:30. Click on this link for the flyer.



The updated website for TDC is now complete, Click here to view.

An Announcement from the Pawnee Nation Tribal Development Corporation regarding the purchase of two businesses in Pawnee, Okla. For more information and the press release click here.


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 and 
applicants must meet the current income guidelines set forth by the department of health and human services, which is 150% of the poverty level. 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




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 

2014 Annual Report now available, click here.

Click here to access the 2013 annual report

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

Pawnee Nation Sports Commission

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The Offices of the Pawnee Nation will close at 2 p.m., Wednesday

Nov 25, 2015 @ PAWNEE NATION

Pawnee Nation Running and Walking Club, every Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.


Pawnee Pride Boot Camp Classes every Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-7