Tribal candidate Q&As: May 2020 — District 9

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 had Q&As with each candidate.

Tribal candidate Q&As: April 2020 — District 9

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 asked the candidates about cultural connections, challenges and the future.

Tribal candidate Q&As: March 2020 — District 9

Citizen Potawatomi voters will cast ballots for two races for Oklahoma’s at-large legislative seats this June. The Hownikan asked the candidates about their backgrounds and reasons for running for Tribal office.

Tribal election notice for 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation voters prepare to elect candidates for two Oklahoma legislative seats — Districts 9 and 12. CPN members will cast their ballots during the election on June 27, 2020, that takes place during the Family Reunion Festival.

District 9 – Paul Wesselhöft

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Nov. 11, France celebrated the 100th anniversary of the American intervention in World War I on the Western Front. In celebration of this year’s Armistice Day, State Representative Travis Dunlap and I lead a delegation from Oklahoma to France that attended several celebrations. French President Emmanuel Macron invited the two of Read More »

Wesselhoft continues tradition of CPN leaders in the State Legislature

An ordained Southern Baptist minister who spent nearly two decades as a U.S. Army Chaplain, Representative Paul Wesselhoft (R) is one of three members of the Statehouse who is also a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Entering his fourth legislature and eighth year there, Wesselhoft represents District 54, which covers Moore and southeast Oklahoma Read More »

Representative Paul Wesselhoft to speak on looted Nazi and Native American art

On Tues. July 27, 2015, Representative Paul Wesselhoft, a member of the Oklahoma state and Citizen Potawatomi legislatures, will speak at the monthly CPN Veterans Meeting about a resolution at the statehouse concerning the presence of looted art in place at state-funded museums. Representative Wesselhoft, a member of the CPN Veterans Organization, will speak at Read More »