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

Attention 2021 Graduates

ARE YOU GRADUATING THIS MAY?
We want to honor the 2021 AST Graduates
 
Send us your full name, hometown, high school/college, degree or major and a photo (JPEG) to media@astribe.com by April 9, 2021.

The graduates will be featured in a special insert in the May 2021 Absentee Shawnee News.
 

NOTICE TO SERVE

Absentee Shawnee Tribal Members, If You Are Interested In Serving On One Of The Following Boards Commissions, Committees Or Councils:
 
ASEDA
Cultural Advisory Council
Education Committee
Foster Care Licensing Committee
TEC
NAGPRA
 
Please Submit Your Letters Of Interest With Resume Attached To:

Tribal Secretary
2025 S. Gordon Coo Er Dr.
Shawnee, 0K 7451
ezrad@Astribe.Com

Regular Executive Committee Meeting Notice

REGULAR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE
The Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of
Oklahoma, in accordance with the Constitution, Article X VI, 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 Friday, February 26th,
2021 at 10:00 A.M. at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee,
Oklahoma.
Ezra . DeLodge, Tribal Secretary

Health Facility Hours Saturday, February 20th, 2021

PlusCare, Shawnee pharmacy, and Little Axe Pharmacy will be open tomorrow, Saturday, February 20th at 9am-5pm (last patient at 430pm).

Tax Preparation Event Still Scheduled 2-20-2021

The Tax Preparation Service Event is still scheduled to take place tomorrow, February 20, 2021 from 9 am - 12 pm. Please note at this time there is no water at the Multi-Purpose Building but the city of Shawnee is working on it. We hope this issue will be resolved quickly. Please follow us here for any changes.

Gaming Commission Open 2-19-2021

Gaming Commission will be open Friday, February 19th for regular business!

AST Health System Closure February 19, 2021

CLOSURE NOTICE:
Due to inclement weather, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System (all
facilities and pharmacies) will be CLOSED on Friday, February 19th 2021; we
plan to resume services Monday, February 22nd at regular business hours.
As of now PlusCare and Little Axe Pharmacy will resume normal hours
beginning this Saturday from 9 am — 5 pm.
Please note this plan is subject to change pending weather conditions.
Please call ahead, check our Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System Facebook

COMPLEX CLOSED 2-19-2021

Due to inclement weather, road conditions and no water at the complex, the AST Complex will be closed TOMORROW, Friday February 19th.
Follow us here for information regarding future closures.
Please note, Gaming Commission will be open Friday, February 19th for regular business!

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