Announcements & Events

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Sat, 10/28/2023 - 10:00am
Join us for a viewing of Killers of the Flower Moon on Saturday, October 28 at 10am at Cinema Centre 8, 3031 N Harrison Ave, Shawnee, OK. The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be providing ticket entry, popcorn and drink for the first 400 Tribal Members to register! Please pre-register with Stacie Lewelling in the Secretary’s Office at slewelling@astribe.com or 405.275.4030 ext. 3641 BEFORE FRIDAY OCTOBER 27TH AT 12:00PM.   Non Tribal Members may attend but they must cover their own costs which is estimated to be $13.00 per person!
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Tue, 11/14/2023 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
TRIBAL COURT CLERK AND COURT ADMINISTRATOR TRAINING & NETWORKING EVENT (FREE) A free one-day training event to support court development and improvement. Sessions will include topics such as- A Collaborative Approach to Tribal Court Service and Operations Perspectives from the Bench- Supporting the Judiciary (Commentary on Ethics and Confidentiality) Implementing Tribal Strength-Based Approaches to Community Engagement and Resolving Conflict Access to Justice- Working with Lay Advocates and Pro Se Litigants  When: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Where: The Absentee Shawnee Tribe’s Multi-Purpose Building located at 2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, Oklahoma Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. formal agenda forthcoming.  Registration is Free and Open to Oklahoma  Tribal Court Clerks and Administrators: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/absentee-shawnee-tribal-court-improvement-project-and-networking-event-tickets-734887376927? aff=oddtdtcreator or Scan the QR Code  Hosted By: The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Court with facilitation  support from Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc., For More Information: Email Anna Clough Clough@oilsonline.org or  Chelsea Cope ChelseaC@astribe.com
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Fri, 11/03/2023 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Get Same-Day Benefits Assistance at our 2023-2024 Benefits & Resources Event! WHEN : Friday, November 3, 10 AM- 3 PM Where : AST Multi-Purpose Building- 2029 James L. Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK Get assistance with: • 2024 Medicare and Marketplace Open Enrollment Options • Social Security and DHS Services • SoonerCare • VA Enrollment • Food & Housing • Tribal Assistance and more! Giveaways & snacks will be provided by PBA, PRC, and Legacy Tribal Services!
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Fri, 09/01/2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm
Closed for AST Day
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Tue, 08/29/2023 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Absentee Shawnee Native Outreach Event Wills Clinic & Ask a Lawyer AST Multi-Purpose Bldg, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK August 29, 2023 9:30 am - 2:30 pm OILS will be available to provide answers to legal questions and take applications for legal services OILS cannot provide advice if you currently have an attorney. We cannot provide advice for criminal matters involving the state district courts. OILS must follow federal poverty guidelines to provide services. www.oilsonline.org 405.943.6457 800.658.1497 (in-state only)
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Thu, 08/17/2023 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Absentee Shawnee Native Outreach Event Ask a Lawyer AST Multi-Purpose Bldg, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK August 17, 2023 10 am - 2 pm OILS will be available to provide answers to legal questions and take applications for legal services OILS cannot provide advice if you currently have an attorney. We cannot provide advice for criminal matters involving the state district courts. OILS must follow federal poverty guidelines to provide services. www.oilsonline.org 405.943.6457 800.658.1497 (in-state only)
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Fri, 07/28/2023 - 8:00pm
Friday Movie Night, anyone? Movie : "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" Where: McLoud Veterans Memorial Park When : July 28th at 8PM "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" is rate PG for action and mild violence. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Bring the family and friends, along with a blanket and lawn chairs for this fun movie event! For more information, contact Tiffany Rodriguez at trodriguez@astribe.com, Larry Drywater at ldrywater@astribe.com, or call us at 405.878.4716.
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Tue, 08/01/2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
National Night Out / Back to  School Bash ASHA residents & enrolled AST kids Enjoy the evening filled with community, food, school supplies, inflatables & games August 1, 2023 5-8 pm Boyscout Park, Pesotum Street, Shawnee, OK 74801 If you would like to set up a booth or would like more information please call 405.273.1050 Tara ext 213 or Linda ext 262 Provide school supplies to ages 4-18 years old and to enhance the relationship between law enforcement & the community.  
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Fri, 07/14/2023 - 6:00pm
Absentee Shawnee Native Connections Grant Presents: SINGO Night Open to all ages Join us for a night of fun, music and games at SINGO Night! Light refreshments will be provided. Get ready to shout “Singo!” and win some amazing prizes at this fun-filled event. Singo is a new and exciting musical spin on the classic game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, listen to your favorite music and win great prizes! When: July 14th, 2023 at 6PM Where: Shawnee Multipurpose Building, 2029 James L. Edwards Ln, Shawnee, OK 74801 For more details and information, contact Tiffany at trodriguez@astribe.com, or Larry at ldrywater@astribe.com, or call 405.878.4716.
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Fri, 07/28/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
For Title VI participants only Summer Fun Breakfast of Champions Hosted by Alzheime'r's Disease Program Initiative & Title VI July 28 - 9 am - 1 pm   The Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative and Title VI is pleased to host an event for our TITLE VI PARTICIPANTS. Dos Owings and Atheda Fletcher say, “Our Title VI members are special and we want to invite our members to share a day of “SUMMER FUN”.  The schedule looks like this!!  We will start with a delicious breakfast (you can get your breakfast at the MPB or Title VI building)!!  Then, learn a little about dementia; play some competitive corn hole; and play competitive chair volley ball.  Bingo will start later--around noon.  We can play bingo, rest and have  noon time snacks! A day of fun for all!”   Now the lowdown on the prizes:  Prizes will be awarded to the 1st place Corn Hole Winners of the Men’s twosome team and the Women’s twosome team.  For Chair Volley Ball, 1st place prizes to the 6-person winning team.  Bingo is last with lots  of great prizes!!  So, select your team mate(s) and sign-up when you arrive at the AST Multipurpose Building in Shawnee.   This event has two goals—A little bit of DEMENTIA EDUCATION and a whole lot of FUN!!  
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Wed, 07/05/2023 - 5:30pm
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Swearing-in Ceremony for Governor John Raymond Johnson July 5, 2023 5:30 pm AST Multi-Purpose Bldg, 2029 James L Edwards Lane, Shawnee, OK Tribal members welcome
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Sat, 07/29/2023 - 11:00am to 7:00pm
SPF-PFS Grant Ensuring Hope Project Summer Selfie Family Fun Day For Native Youth ages 9-20.  Bring friends and family. No more than 4 per group Need: charged cell phone (to take selfies) Call or Email to reserve a time slot. Limited spots available. Saturday July 29, 2023 11 am - 7 pm Shawnee Mall, 4901 N Kickapoo Ave, Ste 1584, Shawnee, OK 74804 FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT ROB AT RMEELY@ASTRIBE.COM OR  405.878.4716
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Fri, 06/30/2023 - 7:00pm
Thunderbird Casino Anniversary Celebration Free and open to the public! Friday June 30 Social Stomp Dance Thunderbird Casino Powwow Ground, Grand Entry 7 pm, Stomp Dance 10:30 pm Adult exhibition, all dancegrounds invited Four $1,000 winner takes all contests! Each contest has seven $100 consolation to be paid out. Men's Fancy, Traditional, Ladies Fancy Shawl, Cloth/Buckskin Tiny Tots 0-6 years no registration Juniors Ages 7-12 -  $150, $100, $50 (boys combined, girls combined) Teens 13-17 - $200, $150, $100  Boys - Grass/Fancy, Traditional/Straight  Girls - Cloth.Buckskin, Fancy Shawl/Jingle Golden Age 56+ - $600, $400, $200, Men's Combined, Ladies Combined Saturday July 1 Registration opens at 2:30 pm, closes at Grand Entry Gourd Dance 2 pm Supper Break 5 pm Inflatables 5:30 pm - 9 pm Gourd Dance resumes 6 pm Grand Entry 7:30 pm Dancers must dance Grand Entry on the night of their contest. All dancers must register & display a number. Adult Categories - $600, $400, $200 Men's Straight, Traditional, Fancy, Grass Ladies Cloth, Buckskin, Fancy Shawl, Jingle Dress Senior Adults 46-55 - $600, $400, $200 Men's Straight Traditional, Fancy, Grass Ladies Cloth, Buckskin, Fancy Shawl, Jingle Dress Fireworks show 10:30 pm Sunday July 2 FREE John Anderson OUTDOOR CONCERT Gates 5pm Inflatables 5:30-9:30 pm Free watermelon feed 6 pm Gary Gibson 6:30 pm John Anderson Unplugged 8:30 pm Fireworks show 10:30 pm Monday July 3 FREE BELLAMY BROTHERS OUTDOOR CONCERT Gates 5 pm Inflatables 5:30-9:30 pm Free watermelon feed 6 pm Levi Walker 6:30 pm Bellamy Brothers 8:30 pm Fireworks show 10:30 pm Powwow Head Staff Arena Director - Randy Frazier MC - Mark Bolin Head Singer - Mike Kihega Head Gourd Dancer- Jason Bender Head Man - Dillon Moore Head Lady -Hanna Pratt Color Guard-  Absentee Shawnee Veterans Council Co-Hosts - Tinker Intertribal, Oklahoma Indian Bikers & 3G Cultural Club Stomp Dance Coordinator - Scott Miller Powwow Coordinator - Leah Bender-Bates Three Fireworks Shows all at 10:30 pm! July 1, 2 & 3
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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  
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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

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