Hi ho   ne ho wa se   we ki ni
(Hello my good friend.)
"Procession Before War Dance", Ernest Spybuck    Credit: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution (02/5735).
Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is primarily located in the heart of central Oklahoma with approximately 4,488 members as of January, 2021 enrollment record who are living in all parts of the world. Our tribal government complex is located in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Our logo features Tecumseh, a Shawnee warrior and visionary leader, who worked to unite tribes in a common homeland where Indians could live under their own laws and leaders. He died in October 1813, in battle near the area of present day Thamesville, in Toronto, Canada. The LI-SI-WI-NWI in our logo means “Among the Shawnee”
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Culture is Prevention Series Week 4: Ribbon Medicine Wheel

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Absentee Shawnee Tribe American Rescue Recovery Funds Survey

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Summer Days Giveaways

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Absentee Shawnee Tribe American Rescue Recovery Funds Survey

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe American Rescue Recovery Funds Survey is now available! This survey is for Tribal members only and can be found under the Tribal member login section on the AST website.   Tribal members without access to a computer will still be able to take the survey. It will be printed in the AST News  and Tribal members can call the Secretary’s office for a copy to be mailed/emailed. If you are unable to login please call 405.275.4030 ext. 3100 or email at MIS Support. Please note that the MIS staff dealing with login issues will be available, Monday – Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Tribal members can only take the survey ONE time. To take the survey click here, https://www.astribe.com/tmo-login.    

Regular Executive Committee Meeting Notice

THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA REGULAR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING     NOTICE                 The Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, in accordance with the Constitution, Article XVI, Section 3, “Executive Committee Meetings” here by calls and declares public notice that the REGULAR meeting of the Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma.                                                                               Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma         Dated this 1st day of June, 2021

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ABCmouse.com is FREE at this library Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Early Primary With more than 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons, ABCmouse.com is the most comprehensive early learning curriculum available online! Ask your librarian for more details.

AST Seeking Temporary Construction Laborers

    The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is seeking temporary construction laborers to help create a substantial economic impact in our community and assist the Roads Program with construction and road projects. This opportunity is to provide contract employment opportunities for qualified citizens. Interested individuals must be able to: Climb, crouch, push, pull, reach, stand, engage in repetitive motions, communicate, hear and see including color, depth perception and clarity. Must be able to lift 75lbs Must be able to work in extreme environments including in climate weather (extreme heat, cold, and unfavorable conditions) as needed General qualifications are as follows current CDL preferred, general knowledge of construction work experience preferred, and oral and written communications skills.  As required a valid OK Driver’s License, able to pass background check and pre-employment screenings. Contract Labor will be paid hourly with no benefits, hourly rate will range between $15-$20 an hour pending qualifications and experience. If interested please submit a letter of intent to KymberlyH@astribe.com or contact Kym Hazlett with the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma at 405.275.4030 ext. 6325 with any questions or concerns.

Absentee Shawnee Tribe American Rescue Recovery Funds Survey

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe American Rescue Recovery Funds Survey is now available! This survey is for Tribal members only and can be found under the Tribal member login section on the AST website.  
Tribal members without access to a computer will still be able to take the survey. It will be printed in the AST News  and Tribal members can call the Secretary’s office for a copy to be mailed/emailed.

Regular Executive Committee Meeting Notice

THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE
OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA
REGULAR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
 
 
NOTICE

 

May 27th COVID-19 Utility Assistance Application Event

 COVID-19 Utility Assistance Application Event
Thursday, May 27, 2021
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
AST Multi-Purpose Building
2029 James L. Edwards Lane
Shawnee, OK 74801
Required Information:
Copy of full and most recent utility bill (name must match what's on your CDIB)
Copy of driver's license or State ID (AST member and/or spouse, as needed)
Must be 18 years of age or older to participate (on or before June 1, 2020)
Copy of updated AST CDIB card

May 13th COVID-19 Utility Assistance Application Event

 COVID-19 Utility Assistance Application Event
Thursday, May 13, 2021, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
AST Resource Center
1970 156th Avenue NE
Norman, OK 73026
Required Information:
Copy of full and most recent utility bill (name must match what's on your CDIB)
Copy of driver's license or State ID (AST member and/or spouse, as needed)
Must be 18 years of age or older to participate (on or before June 1, 2020)
Copy of updated AST CDIB card

ABCmouse.com FREE at AST Library

ABCmouse.com is FREE at this library
Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, Early Primary
With more than 3,500 learning activities and 450 lessons, ABCmouse.com is the
most comprehensive early learning curriculum available online!
Ask your librarian for more details.

AST Seeking Temporary Construction Laborers

 
 
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is seeking temporary construction laborers to help create a substantial economic impact in our community and assist the Roads Program with construction and road projects. This opportunity is to provide contract employment opportunities for qualified citizens. Interested individuals must be able to:
  • Climb, crouch, push, pull, reach, stand, engage in repetitive motions, communicate, hear and see including color, depth perception and clarity.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

Culture is Prevention Series Week 4: Ribbon Medicine Wheel

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer-long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events and activities each week! For Week 4 we are collaborating with the Tribal Opioid Response Grant for a free and virtual class on Thursday, June 17th at 6:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a ribbon medicine wheel facilitated by John Soap, LPC (Absentee Shawnee)!
 

Summer Days Giveaways

Absentee Shawnee Tribe Cultural Preservation Department Presents:
Summer Days Giveaways
CUSTOMERS EARN ONE (1) ENTRY PER EVERY $20 SPENT AT AST GIFT SHOP.  PROMOTION RUNS BETWEEN JUNE 1ST THROUGH JULY 31ST
FOUR DRAWINGS WILL BE ON AUGUST 2ND, 2021.
Shop to win one of FOUR giveaway baskets!
Layaway purchases are excluded from giveaway drawings.  Winners will be contacted via information provided per entry. 

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