District 6 Meeting

Tribal members are invited to a District 6 meeting on June 1, 2024, at the Temecula Community Center. Lunch will be provided. The event is limited to the first 75 guests – please RSVP at cpn.news/d6gathering.

CPN District 6&7 Fall Heritage Festival

Come join the fun and help celebrate our Potawatomi culture and heritage at the 2023 District 6&7 Heritage Festival. Lunch will be provided. The Heritage Festival is a great opportunity to come together in a central location to connect with family and friends. 

District 6 & 7 Fall Heritage Festival

Citizen Potawatomi Nation District 6 Representative Rande Payne and District 7 Representative Mark Johnson invite you to the District 6 & 7 Fall Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Valhalla at the Grove. Lunch will be provided; Tribal members and their families are welcome. Please RSVP by October 19. For more information and registration details, please visit cpn.news/D67Oct22.

CPN District 6 & 7 virtual meeting

Citizens of District 6 and District 7 are invited to join Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett, Vice-Chairman Linda Capps, Legislator Rande Payne, and Legislator Mark Johnson for an update about Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

District 6 – Rande K. Payne: May 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Greetings from the Central Valley of the Golden State! Late season’s rain has had a significant impact on seasonal rainfall totals. While still below average, any improvement to rainfall totals is critical and definitely beneficial at this juncture. Citrus is in full bloom now. The smell of orange blossom is magnificent, Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne: April 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), It looks like Punxsutawney Phil nailed it again with his forecast of another six weeks of winter. Certainly here in the Golden State, anyway. Below-normal temperatures have created cause for concern to many of our crops here in the Central Valley and elsewhere throughout the state. The citrus industry is facing Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season. I want to start with declaring my candidacy for the District 6 Legislative seat. It’s a decision I made after considerable thought and consideration. After Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett’s successful re-election bid last year and Vice-Chairman Linda Capps decision to run again, Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne

Bozho nikan (Hello friends), So here we are in the midst of the holiday season and a year rapidly running out of days. I scratch my head in disbelief, and I’m almost convinced that an hour of time isn’t as long as it once was. I would like to start my last column of 2017 Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne

Bozho nikan (Hello friends), November is a special month as it brings the closing of the autumn season and prepares us for the approaching winter. But more importantly, November is a good month to reflect on all we are thankful for. Life is filled with ups and downs, and at times it may even be Read More »

District 6 – Rande K. Payne

Bozho nikan (Hello friends), Pick a date between Sept. 4 and Nov. 10 1838, and it will mark a time when our Potawatomi ancestors were moving along the route between Indiana and Kansas known as The Trail of Death. Once the Indian Removal Act was signed into law by President Andrew Jackson, the United States Read More »