"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 4,638 members who live in all parts of the world as of June 2023. 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”
Get Same-Day Benefits Assistance at our 2023-2024 Benefits & Resources Event!
WHEN : Friday, November 3, 10 AM- 3 PM
Where : AST Multi-Purpose Building- 2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK
Get assistance with:
• 2024 Medicare and Marketplace Open Enrollment Options
• Social Security and DHS Services
• VA Enrollment
• Food & Housing
• Tribal Assistance and more!
Giveaways & snacks will be provided by PBA, PRC, and Legacy Tribal Services!
91st SEMI-ANNUAL GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023 AT 10 AM AT AST HEALTH MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING, SHAWNEE, OK.
DATED THIS 6TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2023
Indian Child Welfare is accepting Angel Tree applications for Christmas Assistance.
Application deadline is September 29, 2023
3 ways to apply:
Online – https://www.astribe.com/forms/Angel-Tree-Program
In-Person – 105 N. Kimberly, Shawnee, OK
Email – ICW@astribe.com
Note - As part of the application process you will be asked to provide verifying documentation.
The City of Shawnee will be turning off the water to the Shawnee complex for waterline maintenance. Therefore the Shawnee complex will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020. We will resume business the following business day, October 13, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Should you have any question please feel free to contact my office.
Due to the recent number of outbreaks within several departments of the Shawnee campus, the Executive Committee has agreed that no visitors would be allowed during the Special EC meeting, 10/7/2020. Please understand we are here to protect all tribal members as well as the staff that will be in attendance. You may review the agenda on the web page as well as the meeting video. This video will upload immediately following the meeting.
On behalf of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, the Executive Committee has established the following COVID-19 Relief Funds Programs. The Executive Committee understands the impact this pandemic has had on our AST community and wants nothing more than to help serve our people. With this being said, the following programs have been opened on 9/28/2020: