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 4,576 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”
Latest Announcements & Upcoming Events

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Absentee Shawnee Transportation Safety Survey

Announcement

July 4th Closure

Announcement

Noon Closure - July 1, 2022

Announcement

Special Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting

Juneteenth Closure

Announcement

2022 ARPA Summer Assistance Program

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, arpahelp@astribe.com. To apply online, click here: Online Electronic Form

Absentee Shawnee Transportation Safety Survey

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,  https://link.zixcentral.com/u/697f06f1/_sMffBT47BGSC9v-hnsoMg?u=https%3A%2F%2Flp.constantcontactpages.com%2Fsv%2F2aUe765%2FASTtransportationsafety

July 4th Closure

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of Independence Day.

Noon Closure - July 1, 2022

CLOSURE NOTICE - The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will close at 12 pm Friday, July 1, 2022 for the AST Employee Appreciation Event.

Attention 2022 Graduates!

ARE YOU GRADUATING THIS MAY?
We want to honor the 2022 AST Graduates
Send us your full name, hometown, high school/college, degree or major and a photo (JPEG) to media@astribe.com by April 11, 2022.

The graduates will be featured in the Absentee Shawnee News.

Regular Executive Committee Meeting

The Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, in accordance with the Constitution, Article XVI, Section 3, “Executive Committee Meetings” here by 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, February 23rd, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary
Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Dated this 4th day of March, 2022

88TH Semi-Annual General Council

88th SEMI-ANNUAL GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA ON SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2022 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE THUNDERBIRD CASINO EVENT CENTER IN NORMAN OKLAHOMA.

Complex Closure

Due to the inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Friday, February 25, 2022.

Complex Closures

Due to the 
expected inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, the Tribal Campus will be closed:
Wednesday, February 23 and Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program Now taking applications!!!

Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program Now taking applications!!!
Please complete the qualifier section to determine program eligibility (before proceeding to the full application).
Please read all provided information, if you have additional questions, please call 405.275.4030 ext 6275 or email HAF@astribe.com
To start the qualifier section, click here, 

Special Executive Committee Meeting Notice

The Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, in accordance with the Constitution, Article XVI, Section 4, "Executive Committee Meetings" hereby calls and declares public notice that the SPECIAL meeting of the Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has been scheduled for Thursday, February 24th , 2022   at  11:00 AM  at the  Absentee  Shawnee  Tribal  Complex  in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
           Dated 17th day of February 2022

Presidents' Day Closure

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Monday, February 21, 2022 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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