As Citizen Potawatomi Nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the crises poses a threat to more than just the health of Tribal members and CPN employees. Tribes, and the states and regions benefiting from tribal development, must endure the threat to economic activity as well.
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. These are their final statements.
Until 2020, Oklahoma was one of 14 states that had not expanded Medicaid for those qualified by ACA standards. The state has the second highest rate of uninsured adults in the country, though that may change as the program’s eligibility expands by the 2021 deadline.
CPN tribal member Terry Don Peltier considers a good pair of boots an essential piece of equipment for a cowboy, and the fit often determines their utility. There is little to no breaking in a pair from his shop.