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.

Labor Day

Labor Day Holiday
The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex will be closed for Labor day on September 3, 2018. The Complex will reopen at 8:00 am on Sept 4, 2018.  

AST Day

AST Day August 31, 2018
In Observance of AST day the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex will be closed Aug 31, 2018. Will reopen on Tuesday Sept 4th, 2018 at 8:00 am. 

Constitution Committe Study Group (CCSG) August 2018 Newsletter

CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE STUDY GROUP (CCSG)
(FORMERLY CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMITTEE)
AUGUST Newsletter Report
CORRECTION: JUNE ASTCRC newsletter, meeting date should have been SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018, not April 22, 2018.  Sorry for the wrong date in the June newsletter.

4th of July Observance

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed on Wednesday July 4th 2018, for the holiday. We will reopen for business on Thursday July 5th 2018, at 8:00 am. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July. 

Spring General Council

Spring General Council Meeting has been set for June 2nd 2018, at 10:00 am at the AST Health Multipurpose Building in Shawnee OK. 

Open Meeting

Open Forum meeting for Tribal Members with Small Consulting

Small Consulting has been contracted to do a Feasibility Study on the proposed Hardesty Travel Plaza project, an economic development project of the Tribe. There will be an open meeting on Thursday, May 3rd, from  6:00-8:00 pm at the Community Building in Little Axe.

20th Annual National Indian Realty Awards

20th Annual National Indian Realty Awards

Lea Tsotaddle 19th Indian Land Professional, Realty/Probate Specialist

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