"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 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.
The Executive Committee has agree to close all businesses (complex closed) on Thursday, February 28, 2019 for a "Day of Mourning" for John L. Sloat First AST Governor and 2014 Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame Inductee. He served in the Korean War and 2 tours in the Vietnam War. He served his country with pride and honor earning several high commendations that included two Silver Stars, two Bronze Star Medals and three Purple Hearts.
Tax Preparation for Tuesday, February 26th and February 28th has been canceled. The next session will be Saturday March 2, 2019 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Multipurpose Building located at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex.
Beading Class that was scheduled for tonight has been postponed. The Part two Class will be on February 28th at 6pm at Little Axe Resource Center in Little Axe. Please contact Kim Billie at 405.275.4030 ext 6416 for any questions.