"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.
Absentee Shawnee Tribal Elections are this Saturday, June 20th. Voting locations will be in Little Axe at the Resource Center and on the Shawnee complex in the Multi Purpose Building. Polls open from 8 am - 6 pm. Please wear your mask and be safe.
Please complete the form below. In order to meet the requirements of a live signature, this form must be mailed to: 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, ATTN Enrollment Department. Shawnee, OK 74801 or Delivered to the Enrollment department on campus. If you have questions around eligibility or need to contact enrollment, they ask that you email your questions to: ASTWelfareFund@astribe.com
Today’s Special EC meeting for today has been postponed due to conflicting factors from Treasurer Ellis and Lt. Governor Blanchard. The new proposed Special meeting date will be June 12, 2020 at 10:00am.
Upon my recommendation the Absentee Shawnee Tribe created a committee to oversee the funding released to our tribe from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. We are working on plans and programs for the immediate distribution of these funds. Please keep in mind there are many regulations and terms attached to these dollars, and money must be spent accordingly. The following are several programs we are working towards finalizing:
General Welfare Income Relief Program (open to membership)
In an effort to keep our citizens safe and healthy, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and AST Emergency Management have procured reusable, cloth masks to supply to every Tribal member (within boundaries and at-large). Distribution will begin on June 2nd and can be accomplished in three ways:
Pick up from 10am – 12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the checkpoint located at the main entrance of the administrative complex in Shawnee,