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”
Latest Announcements & Upcoming Events

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Regular Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting

New Website Coming Soon

Announcement

Scholarships for AST High School Seniors

Announcement

LOCATION CHANGE - 86th Semi-Annual General Council April 17, 2021

Announcement

Johnson & Johnson Press Release

Announcement

Regular Executive Committee Meeting

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 " hereby 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, April 21, 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 6th day of April, 2021

New Website Coming Soon

COMING SOON NEW WEBSITE USER FRIENDLY UPGRADED LOOK & FEEL www.astribe.com    

Scholarships for AST High School Seniors

    AllNations Bank AST High School Seniors College Scholarship Entry Form AllNations Bank is providing a $1,000 scholarship to an AST high school senior to further their education after high school.  The bank’s president, Steve Smith, is providing a $500 scholarship.  The information you provide below will be used to contact you regarding your entry. You will be notified if your name has been selected. The scholarship check will be issued directly to the school the student attends. Name :  Address: Phone: Email:   Required documents: Tribal Enrollment Card Copy (must be the updated card)   Submit forms via fax, email, mail, or at the Education drop box on the AST Shawnee Complex. DEADLINE: POSTMARKED OR RECEIVED BY MAY 15, 2021 AT 5:00 PM CDT.   Education Department 2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801 405.275.4030 Ext 6242 405.273.7938 (fax) tresham@astribe.com    

LOCATION CHANGE - 86th Semi-Annual General Council April 17, 2021

NOTICE DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, LOCATION HAS CHANGED Absentee Shawnee Tribe Of Indians Of Oklahoma 86th Semi-Annual General Council April 17th, 2021 10:00 am   Thunderbird Casino, Event Center  15700 OK-9, Norman, OK 73026                  Call for more information, 405.275.4030 ext. 6307 or 6275

Special Executive Committee Meeting March 31, 2021

SPECIAL 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" hereby calls and declares public notice that the SPECIAL meeting of the Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has been scheduled for Wednesday, March

"Building Our Future: Creating Leaders of Change" Online Event

Join the Native Connections Grant for our upcoming virtual event "Building Our Future: Creating Leaders of Change" featuring Native motivational speaker, Brian Frejo! This FREE & VIRTUAL event will provide Native youth with traditional leadership values for positive decision making, wellness, resiliency, and so much more.
 

Thunderbird Casino Closure 3-16-2021

In honor and in memory of Absentee Shawnee tribal Lieutenant Governor, Kenneth Blanchard, and to allow team members time to honor him as well, Thunderbird Entertainment Centers will be closed on Tuesday, March 16th until 5:00 p.m.
We offer our most sincere condolences to his family and many friends. We have great appreciation for all the Lieutenant Governor has achieved and contributed.
-Thunderbird Entertainment. Center Team.

Tax Preparation Event Canceled

NOTICE!

Due to a day of mourning in honoring the life of Lieutenant Governor Kenneth Blanchard, Absentee Shawnee Tribe, the Tax Prep event for Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 will be closed and all appointments will be rescheduled.

Complex Closure 3-16-2021

Dear Tribal Members,

On March 12, 2021, Lieutenant Governor Kenneth Blanchard began his journey home. The Lieutenant Governor has been a big part of the tribe and he will be deeply missed. We extend our sincerest apologies and deepest condolences to his family. Out of respect for his many years of service and dedication to the Tribe, flags have been ordered to half-staff.

Additionally, the Tribal complex/offices will be closed Tuesday March 16, 2021 for his Memorial service. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Thank you

86Th Semi-Annual General Council Meeting

Executive Resolution No. E-AS-2021-21

Absentee Shawnee Tribe Of Indians Of Oklahoma

Special Executive Committee Meeting

March 10, 2021

A Resolution Duly Adopted By The Executive Committee Of The Absentee Shawnee Tribe Of Indians Of Oklahoma Hereby Establishing The Date, Time And Location For The 86Th Semi-Annual General Council Meeting Of The Absentee Shawnee Tribe Of Indians Of Oklahoma On Saturday, April 17, 2021 At 10:00A.M. At The Thunderbird Casino Pow Wow Grounds In Norman, Oklahoma.

After School Program Offering Free Virtual Tutoring

The After School Program is now offering free Virtual Tutoring for grades K-6 for any CCDF Eligible child, AST Tribal Member, or AST Employee child.

 

For more information, contact LaNora Buswell through email or phone.

        Email: LaNora.Buswell@astribe.com

        Phone: 405.481.3427 Call/or Text

March Dental Event

Join Us For Our Free Community Fluoride Prevention Drive

• This event is for ages 2 - 17 years old.
• Patients will need to provide us with their demographic information and will receive a goodie bag for participation.
• Services include a 45 second to one minute fluoride application.
• Free giveaways and prizes!

For More Information Please Call 405.447.0300 Ext. 796

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