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 4,513 as of June, 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”
Latest Announcements & Upcoming Events

Most Recent

AST Tag/Tax Commission has moved

Announcement

Martin Luther King, Jr Day Closure

Announcement

Complex Closure at 2 pm January 6, 2022

Announcement

Complex closed January 7th, 2021

Announcement

Firewood / Tree Service Program

Announcement

AST Tag/Tax Commission has moved

The AST Tag/Tax Commission is now located west of Finance/Title VI

Martin Luther King, Jr Day Closure

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Complex Closure at 2 pm January 6, 2022

COMPLEX CLOSURE! PLEASE NOTE : A water line supplying the complex has been accidentally cut by a contractor and the AST complex is closing at 2 pm today, Thursday January 6th. Also, the complex is CLOSED tomorrow, Friday January 7th for cleaning due to the increased COVID cases.

Complex closed January 7th, 2021

Due to the increased numbers of positive and exposed COVID-19 cases, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal complex will be closed Friday, January 7th for cleaning. The complex will resume normal hours Monday, January 10th.

ARPA 2021 Winter General Assistance In-Person Event

ARPA 2021 Winter General Assistance ($500) In-Person Event
Shawnee Multi-Purpose Building, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK
Friday, December 10, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, AST Elders Only (55 years old and older) &
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, All ASTs
Saturday, December 11, 2021 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. AST Elders Only (55 years old and older) &
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, All ASTs

RESCHEDULED - Traditional Pucker-Toe Moccasins Workshop All Ages

Please note that this class has been RESCHEDULED. The new time and date has not been determined.
Traditional Pucker-Toe Moccasins Workshop All Ages
Monday, November 22, 2021, 6-8 pm, AST Multi-Purpose Building, Shawnee, OK
Class size is limited
Contact the Cultural Preservation Department to reserve your spot today!
Ask for Maureen Bemo at 405.275.4030.
Sponsored by the AST Library, a program of Cultural Preservation

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

AST Tag/Tax Commission has moved

The AST Tag/Tax Commission is now located west of Finance/Title VI

Martin Luther King, Jr Day Closure

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Complex Closure at 2 pm January 6, 2022

COMPLEX CLOSURE!
PLEASE NOTE : A water line supplying the complex has been accidentally cut by a contractor and the AST complex is closing at 2 pm today, Thursday January 6th. Also, the complex is CLOSED tomorrow, Friday January 7th for cleaning due to the increased COVID cases.

Complex closed January 7th, 2021

Due to the increased numbers of positive and exposed COVID-19 cases, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal complex will be closed Friday, January 7th for cleaning. The complex will resume normal hours Monday, January 10th.

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