April 26, 2019

Potawatomi in leadership for both OK legislative bodies

Two Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members currently hold leadership positions in both chambers of the 2019 Oklahoma Legislature.
July 1, 2019

Incumbents re-elected in legislature, justices receive approval

Citizen Potawatomi voters in three of Oklahoma’s at-large legislative districts chose to return all incumbents to the Tribal Legislature.
November 1, 2019

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.
November 27, 2019

Broadband expansion in Indian Country continues to lack support from federal agencies

The 2018 Government Accountability Office report stated that there was a 27 percent difference between Indian and non-Indian communities in terms of access to broadband service. That means an estimated 35 percent of Americans living on tribal lands lack access to broadband services, compared to 8 percent of all Americans.
January 31, 2020

2020 Tribal election candidates certified

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation holds annual elections for Tribal government positions. The 2020 ballot includes two legislative seats and the annual Tribal budget.
February 20, 2020

Tribal citizenship and participation in CPN democracy

Writer and CPN member Marisa Mohi discusses participating in the Tribe's democracy and voting as part of exploring her ancestry.
March 4, 2020

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.
March 4, 2020

Tribal candidate Q&As: March 2020 — District 12

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.
April 17, 2020

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.