Announcements & Events

Event
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 11:20am to 1:00pm
Feed the Children, Absentee Shawnee Tribe & Citizen Potawatomi Nation are partnering to feed and assist families in need. Each family will receive a 25-pound box of food, a 15-pound box of essentials and additional items. ONE PER HOUSEHOLD MUST PRESENT VOUCHER TO RECEIVE BOXES June 1, 2023 11 am - 1 pm CPN Festival Grounds, 18145 Old Rangeline Road, Shawnee, OK For more information, please call 405.275.4030 x6275 or email secretary@astribe.com
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Feed the Children, Absentee Shawnee Tribe & Citizen Potawatomi Nation are partnering to feed and assist families in need. Each family will receive a 25-pound box of food, a 15-pound box of essentials and additional items. LIMITED NUMBER OF VOUCHERS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED ONE PER HOUSEHOLD CDIB REQUIRED TO PICK UP VOUCHER Friday May 26 & Tuesday May 30, 1:30 pm - 3 pm AST Multi-Purpose Bldg, 2029 James L Edwards, Shawnee, OK For more information, call 405.275.4030 x6275 or email secretary@astribe.com
Announcement
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Monday May 29, 2023 for Memorial Day.
Event
Thu, 06/22/2023 - 12:00pm
OPENING DATE: THURSDAY JUNE 22, 2023 AT 12:00pm The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma will be offering salvage vehicles, miscellaneous heavy equipment, office furniture and equipment for sale at a SEALED BID AUCTION with all sales final to the highest bidder. All items will be SOLD AS IS with attachments, parts, accessories, or quantities as shown at time of the sale. All items will be available to view and inspect at Thunderbird Casino at 15700 East State Highway 9, Norman, OK on June 22, 2023 between 8:00am to 11:59am. All items will be available to view on The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma website at www.astribe.com under Procurement on the SERVICES tab beginning Friday May 19, 2023. All bids must be submitted on the bid form and sealed in the envelope provided by The Absentee Shawnee Tribe the day of the auction. Interested bidders may receive a bidding packet from The Procurement Department at the Tribal Complex or online at www.astribe.com under Procurement on the SERVICES tab beginning Friday May 19, 2023. Sealed bids must be submitted in person on June 22, 2023 prior to bid opening at 12:00pm. The successful bidder will be required to pay in full the day of the auction by credit card and all item(s) purchased will need to be removed from Thunderbird Casino by 5:00pm the day of the auction. Click here for more information and to view available items, https://www.astribe.com/procurement
Event
Sun, 05/21/2023 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
ICW Community Lunch & Learn Sunday May 21st 2023 11 am - 2 pm Topics of discussion - Review tribal organizational assessment findings, continue updating juvenile codes AST Multi-Purpose Building, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK 74801 For more information  or to RSVP, please call 405.395.4490 or email,  ICW@astribe.com
Announcement
ABSENTEE SHAWNEE NATIVE CONNECTIONS GRANT MESSAGES OF SUPPORT #Chalkyourwalk May 8th -  May 12th In support of National Prevention Week: Write, draw and create messages of hope and support on the Sidewalks. Please submit y our artwork to astnativeconnections@gmail.com JOIN US IN SHARING KIND NESS TO OTHERS! Chalk can be picked up at the Behavioral Health Shawnee Clinic. FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT: Tiffany trodriguez@astribe.com Larry ldrywater@astribe.com or 405.878.4716  
Event
Thu, 06/08/2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
FREE CAMP! Football, fastpitch & multi-sports camp  Elite skill instruction from current & former NFL/college coaches & players June 7 & 8 Little Axe Football Field 8 am - 3 pm Space is limited to the first 150 campers Open to ages 7-15, male & female Sponsored by the AST Diabetes & Wellness Program To register click the QR code or link below https://uco.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3La25vKTaOyjHlY Questions contact - 405.561.7875, slawerance@astribe.com
Event
Wed, 06/07/2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
FREE CAMP! Football, fastpitch & multi-sports camp  Elite skill instruction from current & former NFL/college coaches & players June 7 & 8 Little Axe Football Field 8 am - 3 pm Space is limited to the first 150 campers Open to ages 7-15, male & female Sponsored by the AST Diabetes & Wellness Program To register click the QR code or link below https://uco.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3La25vKTaOyjHlY Questions contact - 405.561.7875, slawerance@astribe.com
Event
Sat, 07/01/2023 - 8:30am
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Agriculture Department Presents:  2nd Annual Running to Produce 5K Cross Country Run / Mile Fun Run/ Walk Register Now!!!! July 1st, 2023 at 8:30am Absentee Shawnee Farm , Exit 192 SW corner of 1-40 and Valleyview RD off Earlsboro  Open to everyone! All ages! Registration: Opens April 15th, 2023 - Ends June 23rd, 2023 No Registration on Day of Race!!  Check-in starts at 7:00 am day of race! To register  Scan QR Code  Or   On the AST website (Under Events Tab)  or  AST Facebook Page or Online, https://uco.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8vQNA8QyiwbGVDg For more information  call, 405.827.6545  
Event
Fri, 05/26/2023 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Agriculture Department presents 2nd Annual Fishin for Nutrition Friday, May 26, 2023 9 am to 3 pm  AST Farm, Exit 192,  SW corner of I-40 and Valleyview Rd off Earlsboro exit  AST youth invited 18 and under (13 & under accompanied by an adult)    Bring own fishing poles if able, limited fishing poles provided Lunch provided For questions, call 405.827.6545 Special Thanks to Following Contributors:  AST Diabetes & Wellness, AST CCDF Programs & AST Housing Authority
Class
Fri, 05/12/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
AST Agriculture Department presents Fruit Production with OSU Extension Horticulturist Carla Smith and Becky Carroll, Associate Extension Specialist, Fruit and Pecan on May 12 2023 from10 am to 12 pm. AST Multi-Purpose Building, 2029 S Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK For questions, contact Gabby Rice, 405.827.6545. PLEASE NOTE: For those who can't attend, classes are being recorded and will be posted online.
Meeting
Thu, 05/18/2023 - 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 Thursday, May 18 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Alicia Miller, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 2nd day of May 2023.
Announcement
Tomorrow's Kiddy 500 Box Car Race is from 11 am - 1 pm at the AST Complex, 2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK. Age Group Race Time 2's and 3's     11:15 AM 4's and 5's     11:35 AM 6, 7, and 8's   11:55 AM 9 and UP        12:15 AM REGISTRATION AND SIGN IN BEGIN AT 11:00 AM     RACES START IN FRONT OF BUILDING 1 GET YOUR TICKET - GIVEAWAYS ANNOUNCED BETWEEN RACES HOT DOGS AVAILABLE AT MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING
Class
Mon, 05/01/2023 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
FREE TRAINING OPEN TO ALL AST STAFF, PARTNERS, & STAKEHOLDERS Tribal Youth and Family Engagement A free training hosted by the AST Tribal Court and Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Youth and family engagement is essential to create strong connections in our family serving programs. Join us as we discuss promising approaches in cultural youth and family engagement with  Erin Thin Elk, MSW (Sicangu Lakota). This training is free and open to all AST staff, partners, and interested community members. For more info contact ChelseaC@astribe.com A S T M U L T I - P U R P O S E B U I L D I N G ,  2 0 2 9 J A M E S L . E DWA R D S L A N E , S H AWN E E , O K L A H OM A  M A Y 1 , 2 0 2 3 1 0 : 0 0 A . M . - 2 : 0 0 P . M L U N C H B R E A K O N Y O U R OWN  RE G I S T E R : H T T P S : / / F O R M S . G L E / Q H S K N S G E 7 X S T A 6 N A 8
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FEMA Assistance applications are now available for those affected by the tornado. Oklahoma homeowners and renters in McClain and Pottawatomie counties who sustained damage from the recent severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes from April 19-20 could be eligible for help from FEMA. The fastest and easiest way to apply for assistance is by visiting disasterassistance.gov. If it is not possible to apply online, call 800.621.3362. The toll-free telephone lines operate from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT seven days a week. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA your number for that service. When you apply for assistance, have this information readily available: A current phone number where you can be contacted Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now staying Your Social Security number, if available A general list of damage and losses If insured, the policy number or the agent and/or the company name Remember to keep receipts from all purchases related to cleanup and repair. Disaster assistance may include financial help with temporary lodging and home repairs along with other programs to assist families. To apply click here, https://www.disasterassistance.gov/
Announcement
AST High School Seniors College Scholarship Entry Form AllNations Bank is providing one (1) $500 scholarship to an AST high school senior. The bank’s president, Steve Smith, is providing one (1) $500 scholarship to an AST high school senior. These scholarships are to assist in furthering their education after high school. The information you provide below will be used to contact you regarding your entry. You will be notified if your name has been selected and we will schedule a time for you to take a photo to be placed in the AST Newsletter and on the Tribe’s media outlets. The scholarship check will be issued directly to the school the student attends. Name:                                                                                                                   Address: Phone:                                                                                                                  Email:                                                                                                                   Required documents: Tribal Enrollment Card Copy (must be the updated card) Submit forms via fax, email, mail, or at the Education drop box on the AST Shawnee Complex. DEADLINE: RECEIVED BY MAY 15, 2023 AT 5:00 PM CDT Education Department 2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive Shawnee, OK 74801 405.275.4030 Ext 6242 405.273.7938 (fax) tresham@astribe.com
Announcement
United Way of Pottawatomie County has compiled a list of helpful disaster relief resources. To view the list click here, https://www.unitedwaypottco.org/disaster-relief/
Announcement
DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY 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.
Event
Tue, 06/20/2023 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Wills Clinic presented by Absentee Shawnee Tribe Realty/Probate Department & Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Tuesday June 20, 2023 9am - 2 pm at the Multi-Purpose Building, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK Please bring the following- Driver's license, tribal or state issued ID Full names and dates of birth of your children and grandchildren Any paperwork regarding your Indian land Please contact the Realty Department before the event if you need your land information at 405.275.4030 x 6246 or 6248 By appointment only to income eligible tribal members Please call OILS at 405.943.6457 to determine eligibility and to set up your appointment before the event.  
Announcement
AST WIA Summer Youth Program 8 week program starting June 5th 2023 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm On the job training How to do a resume Interview skills Filling out applications Customer Service Applications will be accepted starting April 17th and ending May 5th (no exceptions) Application must be turned in, in-person Must be 14 years old or older Current CDIB card Any question please call Governor’s office 405.275.4030 x 6307 or x 6269 For applications, click here, https://www.astribe.com/governors-office  

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