The Pawnee Nation will be closed on Monday, August 21, 2017, due to a number of employees going to Nebraska for the observance of the Solar Eclipse. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

Pawnee Business Council Special Meeting - August 10, 2017

Watch the crowning of the Pawnee Nation Princess

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Due to not one candidate having 51% of the vote, there will be a run off the election of the 2 candidates with the highest count. Charles “Buddy” Lone Chief, JR. and Jimmy Whiteshirt.  

2017 Run-Off Election and Voting Information

2017 Run-Off Election: Schedule of Events

2017 Run-Off Election; Absentee Ballot Request Form

2017 Election Act


Request for absentee ballot must be received by September 1, 2017


Pawnee Nation Run-Off Election to be Held

The Pawnee Nation will be conducting a Run-Off Election on September 23, 2017. The position to be filled is Third Council Member (4) year position. Candidates for this election are Charles “Buddy” Lone Chief and Jimmy Whiteshirt.

The Pawnee Nation Election Commission encourages all members of the Pawnee Nation to exercise their right to VOTE and become a part of this very important opportunity. Your personal involvement in this process can and will strengthen our Nation, now and in the future. All members
of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, who are eighteen (18) years of age or over on the date of the election are eligible to vote.

Any qualified member of the Pawnee Nation can request an absentee ballot in writing, addressed to the Pawnee Nation Election Commission at P.O. Box 600, Pawnee Oklahoma 74058. Eligible voters may also FAX a request to the Pawnee Nation Election Commission at (918) 762- 6446 or email, electioncomm@pawneenation.orgif they expect to be absent from the polling place on the day of the election. Please include a valid address and telephone number when requesting an absentee ballot. All requests must be accompanied with two (2) forms of identification. Upon receipt of a valid request, the Election Commission will forward to the voter all necessary forms to be used in the pending election. Any ballots not postmarked 48 hours prior to the election will not be counted. Request for absentee ballot must be received by September 1, 2017.

Your 2017 Election Commission

Chairman - Cecelia Hawkins 
Clerk - Kyla Wichita
Secretary - Jamie Nelson
Sergeant-at-Arms - Zach Rice
Alternate - Cynthia Butler

Election Commission at 
or send us a private message on the Official Election Commission Facebook page:


2017 Inauguration Ceremony for our newly elected Business Council

Darrell J Wildcat, Vice-President

Patricia McCray, Secretary

Ellis Horsechief, Council Seat #3

Charles Knife Chief, Council Seat #4

For full text of this document please click here





Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, Plaintiff, 
Eagle Road Oil LLC,
Cumming Oil Company,
And John Does 1 through 25

Click here to view the Petition


Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma files suit to protect tribal lands and water from illegal Oil and Gas drilling

Friday, November 18, 2016

The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District for the Northern District of Oklahoma, alleges that the BIA AND BLM violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the federal government's duties as trustee to the Pawnee Nation and its members, as well as other statutes.

For the full text of this document please click here.


1-26-17 Community Meeting for 

Pawnee Nation Mineral Trust Owners


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


JUNE 2017 - Chaticks Si Chaticks 




The Enrollment Department
is now located at the Community Services (DHCS) Building
or as some know it as the “Old IHS Clinic”.  

400 Agency Road, Pawnee Oklahoma 74058, Room 121, and Room 117.

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Enrollment Office

Office: 918-762-3621 
Ext. 137
Fax: 918-762-9927

Carrie Peters, Enrollment Manager Ext. 136
Nila Whiteshirt-Sears, Enrollment Specialist
Ext. 137



Pawnee Nation Higher Education
Scholarship Application
Undergraduate Scholarship Application
Graduate Scholarship Application 
New deadlines: 
Summer Semester - April 3, 2017 
Fall Semester - June 5, 2017 
Spring Semester - November 6, 2017

Download PDF - 2016 Annual Report
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma 

Attention Pawnee Community, the Cultural Resources Division is now taking donations of Pendleton blankets that will be used for repatriation purposes.

For more information please contact Cultural Resources Division Director
Herb Adson at 918-762-3227. Thank you.



The Pawnee Nation has the following open positions:

- One (1) position on the Pawnee Tribal Development Corporation Board, Seat #4 is a 3 year term. Open until filled.

- One (1) position as the Justice of the Pawnee Nation Supreme Court.  Term is for six (6) years. For more information on the job description click here or contact

- Three (3) positions on the Pawnee Nation Utility Commission.  Terms are staggered for three (3) years and four (4) years.  Open until filled.

 - Two (2) position ons the Pawnee Nation Environmental Regulatory Commission, seat is a 3 year term.  Open until filled.


The Pawnee Business Council appoints the seats of these positions.   If interested, please submit a written request with a resume, to W. Bruce Pratt, President, Pawnee Business Council, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma,
P. O. Box 470, Pawnee, OK 74058

Any questions please call (918) 762-3621 or email

Posting Updated on June 7, 2017


Pawnee Business Council Committee
Appointments and Commissions 

click here - PDF DOWNLOAD


Employment Opportunities at the Pawnee Nation

click here for job listings.


The Resaru Council met on 5/13/2017.
The new council is: 

Morgan Little Sun, 1st Resaru, and Ralph Haymond, Jr., 2nd Resaru for the Kitkahaki Band
Pat Leading Fox, 1st Resaru, and Warren Pratt, Jr., 2nd Resaru for the Ckiri Band
Ron Rice, 1st Resaru, and Tim Jim, 2nd Resaru for the Pitahawirata Band
Matt Reed, 1st Resaru, and Jimmy Horn, 2nd Resaru for the Cawi Band

Officers for the Resaru Council are:
Ralph Haymond, Jr., Head Resaru
Pat Leading Fox, 2nd Resaru
Tim Jim, Treasurer
Matt Reed, Secretary

The Resaru Council will meet next on June 17 at 10 AM
in the conference room of the Pawnee Nation Police Department.
Each meeting is open to the public.


Pawnee Nation College

Staci Burns, MHR

NACTEP Project Director &
PNC Director of Admissions

P.O. Box 390
Pawnee, OK 74058

Phone: 918-762-3343

Fax: 918-762-3303


Click on this link for the Pawnee Nation College Website. 


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 

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Zumba Classes every Monday from 6:00-7:00 p.m.


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

Mar 30, 2016 @ Substance Abuse Office

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

Mar 31, 2016 @ PAWNEE NATION GYM