Announcements & Events

Meeting
Tue, 10/18/2022 - 6:00pm
Meeting
Sat, 12/03/2022 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Agriculture Department 1st Annual Community Meeting Saturday December 3rd, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AST Multipurpose Building 2029 S. Gordon Cooper Dr., Shawnee, OK Join us for a session of interaction with the staff to discuss the following: Operations of the past year Activities Classes planned for 2023 Future agriculture projects- Orchards, Bee Keeping, Honey production, etc .Community gardenCommunity suggestions & ideas Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP by November 28, 2022 Contact: Gabby Rice 405.827.6545 Grice@astribe.com
Announcement
AST Veterans Association Raffle Tickets for sale - $1 per ticket Winners will be announced Nov. 5 at the Bingo for Dementia Prevention  Multi-Purpose Bldg 2029 James L Edwards Lane Shawnee, OK To purchase tickets, please call Twila Parker at 405.229.8052 Prizes are 3 pairs of Manitoba Moccasins; Pendleton Blanket & Ninja Air Fryer & Grill  
Event
Sat, 10/15/2022 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Job Fair Saturday October 15, 2022 from 10 am - 2 pm Event Center Thunderbird Casino Dress to impress Interviews on the spot Meet with HR representatives from Thunderbird Casino, the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, Indian Child Welfare and the AST Tribal Clinic
Announcement
AST CCDF Child Care Assistance ARPA Stabilization Subgrants for Family Home Providers Apply Now - We are now accepting applications for ARP Act Stabilization Subgrants for Family Home Providers who were open on March 11, 2021. Please contact us for details. Subgrant period - Nov. 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023 For more information visit the link - www.astribe.com/child-care For more information email - astchildcare@astribe.com    
Announcement
NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED PROBATE SEMINAR, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2022 11 AM - 1 PM AST MULTI-PURPOSE BLDG, 2029 JAMES L EDWARDS LN, SHAWNEE, OK A seminar to go over the steps to avoid probate. This will not be setting up probate or helping anyone setup things to avoid probate. LEGAL CLINIC  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2022 & THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2022 1- PM - 4:30 PM AST COURTROOM, 2025 S GORDON COOPER DR, SHAWNEE, OK To help Tribal Members fill out forms & answer basic legal questions. Attorneys will not be writing up orders or petitions FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL AST COURT AT 405.275.4030 EXT 6336 OR 6241  
Event
Sat, 12/17/2022 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Join ICW for Christmas Movie Night with Santa. AST Multi-Purpose Building Saturday, December 17, 2022 2 pm - 6 pm. Space is limited. RSVP with ICW -  email or call ICW@astribe.com or 405.395.4490
Announcement
The AST Indian Child Welfare is accepting applications for Christmas assistance. Application deadline is Friday, October 14th. 3 ways to apply: Online - www.astribe.com In-person - 105 N Kimberly, Shawnee, OK Email - ICW@astribe.com Note: As part of the application process you may be asked to provide copies of documentation. In order to expedite your visit, you can download the form here and print a paper copy.  
Meeting
Wed, 10/19/2022 - 10:00am
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 October 19th 2022 at 10:00 AM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 4th day of October, 2022
Announcement
THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2022 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY
Event
Fri, 10/28/2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
ASHA 2022 Trunk or Treat on October 28, 2022 from 4-6 pm at 107 N Kimberly Avenue, Shawnee, OK Costume Contest : 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes Group 1 - 0-5 years old Group 2 - 6-12 years old Group 3 - 12-18 years old Email constume photos/names/age group to: twallace@ashousingauthority.com Deadline to enter in costume contest October 28, 2022 Winners will be announced Friday November 4th SPONSORS: Community Renewal & Indian Child Welfare
Announcement
ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE Lady’s Ribbon Skirt Contest for Native American Heritage Month AST members only Adult Category (18 & up) Youth Category (17 & under) 1 entry per submission Send brief description of skirt submission along with contact phone number Send photo entry and information to: secretary@astribe.com Entries due Friday, October 28th by 5:00 P.M. Winners will be announced on Friday, November 18th.
Event
Wed, 11/02/2022 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
2023 Open Enrollment Event Wednesday, November 2, 2022 10 am - 2 pm AST Multi-Purpose Building 2029 James L Edwards Lane Shawnee, OK 74801 The Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period is October 15-December 7. Compare your coverage with the new benefits available and maximize  your plan for 2023. Questions? Contact a PBA! Little Axe Health Center 405.447.0300, Shawnee Clinic 405.878.5850 Giveaways and snacks will be provided by our Patient Benefit Advocates and our Contracted Benefit Advisor with Legacy Tribal Services.
Announcement
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Date:  September 28, 2022 Hearing Date:  October 18, 2022 at 6:00pm Location:  AST Health Multipurpose Building, 2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK 74801 Purpose:  The purpose of this public hearing is to allow public comments relating to the draft AST 102-477 plan.  The final Plan will be submitted to the P.L. 102-477 for the approval of the plan to be used for the plan period 1/1/2023-12/31/2025.  The public is encouraged to attend this meeting to give feedback on the draft plan and this input will be considered when completing the final AST 102-477 Plan.  Items of interest to be discussed will include the following: Employment, Education and Training Services Enhance the Quality of Child Care If anyone who wishes to comment but cannot attend the public hearing, they may do so by sending a letter to the AST CCDF Programs address or email astchildcare@astribe.com.  Copies of the draft AST 102-477 Plan can be requested prior to the hearing from ASTChildCare@astribe.com or by calling 405.275.4030. This notice will be posted at the following locations and resources: Absentee Shawnee Building Blocks CDC- Shawnee, OK Absentee Shawnee Building Blocks CDC- Little Axe, OK Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex Building #1 Reception Area, Shawnee, OK Absentee Shawnee Tribe Health Clinic, Shawnee and Norman, OK   Absentee Shawnee Tribe Shawnee After School Program- Shawnee, OK Absentee Shawnee Tribe Website- www.astribe.com           For further information about this notice or the AST 102-477 Plan, please contact Briana Ponkilla, CCDF Coordinator, Briana.ponkilla@astribe.com or Twyla Blanchard, Self-Governance Director, twylab@astribe.com or 405.275.4030.
Meeting
Sat, 10/01/2022 - 10:00am
89th SEMI-ANNUAL GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2022 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE THUNDERBIRD CASINO EVENT CENTER IN NORMAN OKLAHOMA. DATED THIS 15TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2022
Meeting
Tue, 09/27/2022 - 2:00pm
The Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, in accordance with the Constitution, Article XVI, Section 4, "Executive Committee Meetings" hereby calls and declares public notice that the SPECIAL meeting of the Executive Committee of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has been scheduled for Tuesday September 27th, 2022   at  2:00 PM  at the  Absentee  Shawnee  Tribal  Complex  in Shawnee, Oklahoma.            Dated this 20th day of September 2022
Announcement
  Angel Tree Program The Indian Child Welfare Angel Tree program helps provide Christmas gifts to Absentee Shawnee children and elders. The program is designed to support AST foster children, children in legal guardianship, low income families and Elders 60 years and older. Once an angel has been registered and accepted their Christmas wish list is placed on ICW’s Christmas tree for donors to purchase gifts. The gifts are distributed to the family to place under their Christmas tree. Angel Tree Participant Requirements:  Must be an enrolled Absentee Shawnee Tribal Member or enrolled with a Federal Recognized Tribe  Must be 0-17 years old or an Elder 60 years and older  Must live within Cleveland, Pottawatomie, and Oklahoma counties  Must not exceed the income requirements: Household Size   Net Monthly Income Limit   Household Size   Net Monthly Income Limit 1                                  $1,064                                5                           $2,557 2                                  $1,437                                6                           $2,930 3                                  $1,810                                7                           $3,304 4                                  $2,184                                8                           $3,677 In order to expedite your visit you can Download the form here and print a paper copy. Application deadline 11:00 PM, Friday, October 14, 2022 3 ways to apply: Online – www.astribe.com In-Person – 105 N. Kimberly, Shawnee, OK Email – ICW@astribe.com For more information contact Indian Child Welfare at 405.395.4490
Obituary
Robert White, age 91, lifelong resident of Little Axe, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at his home surrounded by family. He was born December 16, 1930 in Little Axe, Oklahoma to Willie White and Tennie Little Jim. Robert was raised in Little Axe and attended High School and Post Graduate at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. He married Dorothy Jean (Marshall) White. Robert proudly served his country for 4 years in the U.S. Air Force as Staff Sergeant and was honorably discharged. He worked most of his life in the Construction and Carpentry. Robert was a proud member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, Cornerstone Indian Baptist Church, Little Axe Alumni, Metal Lathers Local 26 and Carpenters Union Local 329. He loved being with church members, family, and friends and playing harmonica.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie White & Tennie Little Jim; his wife, Dorothy Jean White; brother, Leroy White; and step-son, Allen George Bowman.         Survivors include his son, Robert White, Jr.; sister, Barbara & Jerry Little Axe; granddaughters, Kim and Erica; and numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.
Meeting
Tue, 09/20/2022 - 2:00pm
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 Tuesday, September 20th 2022 at 2:00 PM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 6th day of September, 2022
Event
Wed, 09/14/2022 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
O.I.LS. Wills Clinic Wednesday, September 14, 2022 9 am - 2 pm AST Courtroom 2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801 No appointment needed, first come first served AST TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY For questions, please call AST Court at 405.275.4030 x 6336 or 6241

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