The Executive Committee for the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has declared a “STATE OF EMERGENCY” effective as of 10:00 am on April 20, 2023. If you have an issue or need emergency assistance, please contact the AST Tribal Emergency Management Department at 405.481.8564 if you have an urgent need or seek assistance. This State of Emergency is effective for Shawnee, Little Axe and other communities within the Absentee Shawnee of Oklahoma Tribal area for Absentee Shawnee Tribal members only.
We currently have 2 relief centers set up for tribal members - the Multi-Purpose Building in Shawnee and Little Axe Community Center from 12-10 pm today. They will be set up tomorrow from 8 am-10 pm. Charging stations, water and snacks will be available. No pets unless they are service animals.
ICW has sandwiches for tribal members who lost they homes or were affected by the storm and for AST responders or anyone helping with relief efforts. ICW is located at 105 N Kimberly in Shawnee.
The AST Tax Commission is closed until Monday April 24, 2024.