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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Regular Executive Committee Meeting

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New Website Coming Soon

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Scholarships for AST High School Seniors

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

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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

Beading Class part 2 has been postponed

Beading Class part 2 has been postponed due to funeral and respect of our tribe we will have to reschedule the Beading Class at a later date. Thank you! 

From the Election Commission

From The Election Commission: Tribal Members:  The Primary Election will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The voting polls will be located at the Little Axe Resource Center (1970 156th Ave NE, Norman, Ok and at the AST Health Multipurpose Building at the Tribal Complex 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, Ok. The polls will be open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at both locations. 

AST Free Tax Preparation

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is hosting tax preparation for AST tribal members, widows/widowers of AST tribal members and employees, who meet the low-to moderate maximum income threshold of $55,000, for tax year 2018. This free service will be held at Shawnee Multipurpose building, 2029 South Gordon Cooper Dr, every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. and Saturdays from  9:00 am to 12 pm. 

Absentee Shawnee Tribe and Health Closed 2/28/2019

The Executive Committee has agree to close all businesses (complex closed) on Thursday, February 28, 2019  for a "Day of Mourning" for John L. Sloat First AST Governor and 2014 Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame Inductee. He served in the Korean War and 2 tours in the Vietnam War. He served his country with pride and honor earning several high commendations that included two Silver Stars, two Bronze Star Medals and three Purple Hearts. 

Vita Tax Preparation

Tax Preparation for Tuesday, February 26th and February 28th has been canceled.  The next session will be Saturday March 2, 2019 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Multipurpose Building located at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex. 

Beading Class Postponed

The Beading Class that was scheduled for Thursday, February 28th has been postponed.It has been rescheduled to a later TBA date. 

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