"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 4,576 members who live in all parts of the world as of January 2022. 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”
On behalf of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, the Executive Committee in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has established an 2022 Summer General Welfare Assistance The 2022 ARPA Summer Assistance Program will be for enrolled Absentee Shawnee tribal members. All AST tribal members ages 18 and older, who are on the roll as of June 1st, 2021, are eligible to receive a one (1) time payment of $1,500.
Summer Assistance Program Application Acceptance: Monday, June 6th, 2022
In- Person Elder (55+) Application Assistance: Friday, June 10th, 2022 @MPB from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Check mail-outs begin: Friday, July 8th, 2022
Deadline: Friday, September 30th, 2022 @ 5:00 PM CST.
Questions, 405.481.8625, email@example.com.
To apply online, click here: Online Electronic Form
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe (AST) is in the process of developing a transportation safety plan and is requesting information from the tribal community.
You can contribute to the development of this transportation safety plan by completing this survey. This survey will take about 10 minutes to complete.
Your answers will help identify where transportation safety improvements are needed most.
Thank you for your participation.
Click here to start the survey,
Five (5) knowledgeable Tribal members whose insight & education will contribute to the work of THPO STAFF on SECTION-106-RELATED TOPICS, as outlined in the National Historic Preservation Act, through meaningful dialogue at board meetings. Honorariums issued to active THPB members.
Send your letter of interest & resume to:
2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive
Shawnee, OK 74801
1st Annual Absentee Shawnee Tribe ICW
Egg My Yard!
Surprise the kiddos Easter morning with a yard full of eggs!
Candy stuffed eggs will be scattered throughout the front yard with a note from the Easter Bunny!
30 Eggs $25
50 Eggs $35
70 Eggs $45
Limited spots available in Shawnee, Little Axe, McLoud, Newalla & Tecumseh
To purchase your delivery or to sponsor a family, complete & return the Egg My Yard Form with payment to