Welcome to the Absentee Shawnee Tribe

Providing Tribal Members With Information.

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is primarily located in the heart of central Oklahoma with approximately 4,343 as of 3-7-18 enrollment record 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".

WIA Applications for Summer Youth

WIA Applications for Summer Youth are being accepted now until May 10, 2019.
The applicant must be between the ages of 14 to 19 and a member of a Federally Recognized Tribe in our service area. All requirements are to be met for eligibility.
For more information, you may contact Alvina Barnes at 275-4030 ex 6275 or Sarah Pederson ex 6306.


From the Election Commission

From The Election Commission: Tribal Members:  The Primary Election will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019. The voting polls will be located at the Little Axe Resource Center (1970 156th Ave NE, Norman, Ok and at the AST Health Multipurpose Building at the Tribal Complex 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, Ok. The polls will be open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at both locations. 

AST Free Tax Preparation

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is hosting tax preparation for AST tribal members, widows/widowers of AST tribal members and employees, who meet the low-to moderate maximum income threshold of $55,000, for tax year 2018. This free service will be held at Shawnee Multipurpose building, 2029 South Gordon Cooper Dr, every Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. and Saturdays from  9:00 am to 12 pm. 


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