Legislative update: January 2015

 On Dec. 4, 2014 the CPN Tribal Legislature met with all 13 members present. The minutes from the body’s last two meetings, a regular session on Sept. 16 and a special electronic meeting on Nov. 14, were approved with unanimous consent. Several grant applications were approved, including for funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Read More »

Mark Johnson Q&A

What does it mean to you to be a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation?  “It is at the core of who I am as a person. I was raised with the stories of our proud people and of thestruggles of our family. I was raised to respect our culture and heritage, and to serve 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 »