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

Most Recent

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.

Tribal Weatherization Program

Applications are being accepted for the Tribal Weatherization Program. See flyer for details. To apply online,
click here, https://www.astribe.com/forms/tribal-weatherization-program
For questions or a paper application, call Donnie Marshall at 405.827.4311 or dmarshall@astribe.com.

Complex Closure Friday February 4, 2022

Due to the weather conditions, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be CLOSED Friday, February 4, 2022.

Tax Prep Services Event Canceled February 3, 2022

PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2022 IS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER.

Complex Closure

DUE TO THE IMPENDING WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE WILL CLOSE AT NOON TODAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2
AND WE WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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 16th, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary
Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

Tax Preparation Services

Tax Preparation Services
To make an appointment please call, 405.275.4030, x6431
Location, Multi-Purpose Building, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK
Start date, Tuesday February 1, 2022, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday's 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday's 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday's 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free income tax filing : Forms 1040 or 1040 SR
Eligibility: Total household income of $58,000 or below; AST member or AST widow/widower of AST member
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
  • Photo ID

AST Gift Shop Announcement

In accordance with the change in operations and the Tribal Government Offices movement to Phase II, the gift shop is now open to TRIBAL MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES only for shopping. If possible, we do encourage curbside and porch shopping. We ask if you are wanting to shop
 PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
with the Gift Shop Manager, Mrs. Merry Rodriguez, 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE

AST Gift Shop
Cultural Preservation Department - Gift Shop:
Mrs. Merry Rodriguez
Gift Shop Manager   405.275.4030 x6310
Thank you!

AST Tag/Tax Commission has moved

The AST Tag/Tax Commission is now located west of Finance/Title VI

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