Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal legislator Alan Melot, who lives in Joplin, Missouri, joined the 2023 Potawatomi Trail of Death caravan, and shares his reflections on the journey and his hopes for the future of the event.
District 10 & 11 election candidates’ final statements.
Meet the candidates for the 2023 elections in Districts 10, 11 and 13.
During the Tribe’s 2022 election, District 7 chose to reelect Vieux and Johnson family descendant Mark Johnson to his fourth term as a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation legislature. He spoke with the Hownikan about his time as a legislator, his career and CPN’s future.
Earlier this year, Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 12 Legislator Paul Schmidlkofer spent several weeks working on the set of the Peabody Awards-winning show Reservation Dogs as they filmed season two. The comedy-drama created by Seminole Nation citizen Sterlin Harjo tells the story of four Indigenous teenagers growing up in rural Oklahoma and their efforts to determine their futures.
District 7 candidates Mark Johnson and Browning Neddeau give final statements before the election this month.
CPN District 7 candidates comment on voting, voter turn out and participation in Tribal events.
District 7 candidates respond to the questions “what kind of future do you envision for Citizen Potawatomi Nation?” and “What makes you qualified to be a CPN legislator?”
Meet the candidates for the 2022 District 7 election, Mark Johnson (incumbent) and Browning Neddeau (challenger).
In addition to the annual Tribal budget, Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for two races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan held Q&As with each candidate.