August 8th, 2017 








September 30th, 2017


The following candidates have been determined eligible or ineligible to run for the office of Committee Member 2. The determinations were made by the Delaware Nation Election  Committee. 

Committee Member 2
Term of Office: Expires June 2019

Reynolds French Sr. Eligible
Bruce Gonzales Eligible
Sue Ann Hawpe Eligible

The notice was approved for posting by Delaware Nation Election Committee on 8/4/2017.

 July 12th, 2017 

Attention Delaware Nation Members 


September 30th, 2017 

Pursuant to the Delaware Nation Election Ordinance and Constitution, a call for election will be issued within ten days of the date of the Executive Committee Resolution setting such Special Election. Pursuant to the Election Ordinance the filing period will be open for ten (10) business days. The filing period will begin on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 and end on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017.

Persons wishing to file as candidates must do so by filing a Notice of Candidacy with the Delaware Nation Election Committee at P.O. Box 850 Anadarko, OK 73005. This must be postmarked during the ten (10) business day filing period to be considered eligible. The Notice of Candidacy form is available online at or can be obtained by picking a packet up at the Delaware Nation Tribal Administration Building. 

The term of office will be for the remaining time ending June 2019.The office to be filled, the terms of the offices, & filing fees are as follows:

Office Position: Committee Member #2 

Term of Office: Expires June 2019

Filling Fee: $200.00 

The above listed filing fee shall accompany the Notice of Candidacy Form with a CASHIER’S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER (NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED) made payable to The Delaware Election Committee to be deposited by the Tribal Finance Officer into the Delaware Tribal Treasury. All filing fees WILL BE NON-REFUNDABLE, regardless of the election results or disqualification of candidates. 

The notice was approved for posting by Delaware Nation Election Committee on 7/11/2017.

Filing Has Closed

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Welcome to the Delaware Nation Website

Welcome to the website of the Delaware Nation, North America’s Oldest Indigenous Nation. If you are coming here to learn more about the heritage and story of the Delaware please stay a while. If you are Lenape and need to use our online services, this website is our online front door.

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... the Grandfathers

We, the Delaware Nation, whose aboriginal name is Lenape or Lenni-Lenape, also known as the Grandfathers, is the oldest Nation in the Northern Hemisphere, aboriginally inhabiting the Eastern Seaboard of North America, the first indigenous Nation to treat with the United States of America (September 17, 1778, 7 Statute 13: Brotherton Reservation), consummating a total of one  (1) treaty with the United States of America and descending from the Cape Girarddeau Spanish Land Grant Area, invoking the guidance of the Almighty Creator with faith in the purposes of our Supreme Being with pride in our ancient heritage and with the determination to promote, through our united effort, the general well-being of our Nation and to secure unto our Nation and Nation’s descendants the rights, powers and privileges provided by the laws of the Delaware Nation and the laws of the United States of America.

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Mailing Address:
The Delaware Nation
P.O. Box 825
Anadarko, OK 73005

Street Address:
The Delaware Nation
31064 State Highway 281
Building 100
Anadarko, OK 73005

(405) 247-2448