Election Notice: The election of Vice-President and Secretary will continue as planned on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Delaware Nation Tribal Complex in Anadarko, OK.

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Introducing Black Beaver Medical Supply

There aren’t many opportunities to spend quality time with tribal citizens, and I was honored to meet Alfred Richard Molina, a descendant of Black Beaver! “Richard” is a pastor, Vietnam veteran of two tours, respiratory therapist, entrepreneur, and property owner dedicated to serving Native Americans through service and precision production occupations. His wife, Trudy Molina (Potawatomi), shares the same passion. She has spent many years in special education and loves serving others. Together, they plan to open a food & clothing pantry to serve the community!

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Donation Helps Mission Elementary Meet Their ‘UnFundraiser’ Goal

On behalf of Delaware Nation, President Deborah Dotson was delighted to deliver a donation check for $4,800 to Mission Elementary, accepted by Principal Leah Bauman. The donation will grant Mission Elementary staff the funding needed to meet their UnFundraiser goal to provide a better learning experience by upgrading and creating more ways to increase student activity.

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Women’s History Month: Honoring Janice Maddox

Janice maintains interests that are vital to the well-being of Delaware Nation citizens. Her position and responsibilities cannot be shared, thus making her resilient in achieving goals that better everyone under the nation’s umbrella. Janice always thoroughly examines all aspects of every decision she makes assuring operations run smoothly. Her eye for detail is sharp and true.

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Elders Valentines Celebration Brings Happiness And Love

Valentine’s Day is back! Loving joy filled the halls of the Administration on Aging building during a celebration for elders 60 and older. Participants arrived to sign in and were served a delicious Italian spaghetti meal with tasty treats and a chocolate fountain for dipping fruit and marshmallows. Director Wyndi Caraker and her team of Tribal coworkers catered to the guests then Wyndi hosted a game of Bingo where several winners hand-selected great prizes!

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Tribal Citizen Barton Cartwright Portrait Artwork To Be Hung In The Borough Hall Of Somerville New Jersey

Tribal Citizen Barton Standing Elk Cartwright Sr. is once again making strides in spreading Delaware Nation’s culture and awareness to the Northeast region of the Country. Artist John Guarneri has been commissioned to colorize a portrait of Mr. Cartwright Sr. drawn by Harold Willard, a native veteran who served in the Navy, that will be displayed on the wall of the Borough Hall of Somerville, New Jersey.

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Frontline Heroes: Tribal Citizen Eric Lopez Retires From Firefighter Duties

ANADARKO, OK — Tribal Citizen and Fire Chief, Eric Lopez, retired from 25 years of commitment to the New Hope Fire Association. Eric is honored for a job well done in maintaining a smooth operation and is loved by those who work alongside him. Eric’s dedication to the fire department, the communities he served, and his fellow firefighters have been unwavering. Wanìshi, Eric!

By Public Relations Officer Wesley Boone

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Join Us On January 19, 2023 For Turquoise Thursday

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women are nearly twice as likely to develop cervical cancer compared to White women. Cervical cancer can be prevented and is curable if found early. Turquoise Thursday is a national cervical cancer awareness campaign created by AICAF for  AI/AN communities. The aim of Turquoise Thursday is to increase awareness about the importance of cervical cancer screening and encourage all women to stay up to date on cancer screenings. We invite people of all ages to join us in raising awareness of cervical cancer in Indian country by wearing turquoise clothing and/or jewelry and sharing photos on social media using the hashtag #TurquoiseThursday. This is a national campaign on a digital platform so community members are welcome to participate from anywhere!

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Biden Pledges New Commitments, Respect For Tribal Nations

President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to give Native Americans a stronger voice in federal affairs, promising at the first in-person summit on tribal affairs in six years that he will bolster tribal consultations, inclusion of Indigenous knowledge in decision-making and funding for communities struggling with the impacts of climate change.

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Tribal Spotlight: Luke Brennan

Delaware Nation is proud to officially introduce professional soccer player Luke Brennan, a 17-year-old Lenape athlete that is proud of his Native heritage & his Country. Luke Brennan currently plays for Atlanta United 2 in Atlanta GA and was recently called up to attend the USMNT U19 National camp in July 2022 in California.

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Freedom Riders Christmas for Kids 19th Year Benefit Run

Stan Moss of the OKC Freedom Riders expressed how the organization greatly appreciated President Dotson’s time Saturday, October 23, 2022, and for the ICW donation that is soon to come. Stan, alongside the Freedom Riders, presented a $1,000 donation check for a good cause to President Dotson and was assisted by the Gold River Casino Players Club.

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Get Your Child Tax Credit!

The American Rescue Plan expanded the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and other tax credits to help families with no or low incomes, but as many as four million families are at risk of missing out on money their family could really use.

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03 Mar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Offices will be CLOSING at 4:00 PM (CST) For A Mandatory Staff Meeting
06 Mar
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The following cases are scheduled at the District Court of the Delaware Nation at the Delaware Nation complex, Anadarko, Oklahoma, before District Judge Shannon Prescott and the docket shall begin at 10:00 a.m.
16 Mar
Come play the day away! | Thursday, March 16 from 10 am to 4 pm | Oakridge Christian Camp & Retreat Center | A fun day of Activities with lunch for ages 6 and up | Space is limited to 40 guests | First Come First Serve
24 Mar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Delaware Nation Offices will be CLOSING at 4:00 PM Friday, March 24, 2023, for a mandatory staff meeting.
DNI Stakeholder Meeting
10:00 am - 11:30 am
If you would like to attend please email your name and Delaware Nation Roll Number to info@DNIgov.com by March 21, 2023. Once your information is verified, you will receive an email with the zoom information and the access code.
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