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. 

Q&A with District 7 Legislator Mark Johnson

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.

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.

Hownikan Podcast: July 2022

This episode discusses CPN Health Service’s new telehealth platform for all Tribal members in the U.S., makes a visit to a recent opioid overdose awareness event held by CPN Behavioral Health and talks with District 7 Legislator Mark Johnson about his reelection in June.

District 7 Election: Candidate Q&A

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?”

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 7 incumbent Mark Johnson re-elected, Tribal budget approved

District 7 incumbent Mark Johnson was re-elected to represent Tribal members in the northern portions of California, Nevada and Utah. A descendant of the Vieux and Johnson families, Johnson has served the Tribal legislature since he was elected in 2010. Johnson received 91 votes while his opponent, Browning Neddeau, received 59. Johnson has more than Read More »

District 7 – Mark Johnson: May 2018

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), I would like to take a minute and thank Chairman Barrett for his column last month. Last year’s fire season in California was the roughest one of my 38-year career. I am blessed to have a career that I love. It is what I have wanted to do since I was Read More »

Meet the District 7 candidates

Bozho nikan (Hello friends), With this year’s election rapidly approaching, I was asked if I would like to write a final statement to you, the voters who will decide on who will represent you in District 7 over the next four years. One question from the 2014 election has stayed with me over the years: Read More »

Candidates for CPN Legislative District 7 – 2018 Tribal Elections

Johnson lines up another District 7 seat run In the year’s only contested legislative session, District 7 incumbent Mark Johnson is running for a third term in office against challenger Browning Neddeau. Johnson first successfully ran in 2010 before winning re-election in 2014. Responding to inquiries as a representative for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation members Read More »