Announcements & Events

Meeting
Wed, 10/18/2023 - 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 Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Misty McGirt, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 2nd day of October 2023.
Event
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!
Meeting
Tue, 09/26/2023 - 11:00am
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  26th, 2023  at  11 AM  at the  Absentee  Shawnee  Tribal  Complex  in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dated this 18th day of September 2023.
Meeting
Sat, 10/14/2023 - 10:50am
91st SEMI-ANNUAL GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING OF THE ABSENTEE SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023 AT 10 AM AT AST HEALTH MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING, SHAWNEE, OK.   DATED THIS 6TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2023  
Meeting
Wed, 09/20/2023 - 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 Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Misty McGirt, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 5th day of September 2023.
Announcement
The Enrollment Office will be CLOSED for training Wednesday September 6
Announcement
Indian Child Welfare is accepting Angel Tree applications for Christmas Assistance. Application deadline is September 29, 2023 3 ways to apply: Online –  https://www.astribe.com/forms/Angel-Tree-Program In-Person – 105 N. Kimberly, Shawnee, OK Email – ICW@astribe.com Note - As part of the application process you will be asked to provide verifying documentation.
Obituary
Howard Gene Wilson, 73, of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, August 26, 2023 at his home in Shawnee. He was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on April 8, 1950 to Cletis Clifford and Marcella Juanita (Masquat) Wilson. Howard was raised in the Johnson Community. He graduated with the class of 1968 from Earlsboro, Oklahoma.  Howard earned his associate degree in graphic arts from OSU Okmulgee Tech in 1970.  He lived in Pawnee for a short time but lived most of his life in the Johnson Community. He worked for the Sac and Fox tribe for a short time.  Most of his life he worked as a heavy equipment operator in the oil and gas industry. Howard was a proud member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe.  He loved golf, especially pasture golf, loved OU football, coaching little league and fixing up old cars. He was a member of Sallateeska Baptist Church.  Howard was respected, loved and will be missed dearly by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cletis and Marcella Wilson; brother, Wayne Wilson; and sister, Cleta Tiger. Survivors include his son, Jeff Allen Wilson, Clinton, OK; daughter, Sabrina of Paden, OK; sister, Teresa Jones; numerous grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.  
Announcement
In honor of AST Day and Labor Day, The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be closed Friday September 1 (AST Day) and Monday September 4 (Labor Day)  
Meeting
Mon, 08/28/2023 - 1:00pm
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 Monday August 28th, 2023  at  1 PM  at the  Absentee  Shawnee  Tribal  Complex  in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dated this 22nd day of August 2023.
Event
Fri, 09/01/2023 - 12:00am to 11:59pm
Closed for AST Day
Event
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)
Event
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)
Meeting
Mon, 08/14/2023 - 3:00pm
Community Development Statement   The Absentee Shawnee Tribe plans to submit an application for Fiscal Year 2023 Indian Community Development Block Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This application will be for a new multipurpose building at Camp Nikoti Youth Camp in Norman, OK. The Absentee Shawnee Tribe would like to take this opportunity to make this project available for public discussion and comments, as well as review and comment on the Tribe’s performance under any active community development block grant. Meeting for public comments will be held Monday, August 14th at 3:00 p.m. at the AST Multipurpose Building at 2025. S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK.   For any additional details, please reach out by phone or email to the contact listed below.   Jarrod Lloyd Director of OEH&E jlloyd@astribe.com 405.214.4235
Meeting
Thu, 08/17/2023 - 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, August 17 2023 at 10:00 AM at the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Complex in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Misty McGirt, Tribal Secretary Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma Dated this 1st day of August 2023.
Class
Wed, 08/09/2023 - 5:30pm
AST Agriculture Department  presents Indian Pumpkin Cooking Class! All ages and everyone welcome! August 9, 2023 Starts at 5:30 pm 43406 Benson Park Road, Shawnee, OK 74801 For questions, please call 405.827.6545 Pumpkins, utensils & cookware provided! Bringing any and all recipes is encouraged! (Please bring other additional ingredients for your recipes) 4 Outdoor cooking areas
Announcement
 American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) has recently received scholarship support from Polaris for students to apply who are interested in or currently pursuing a trade school profession. More information about the scholarship opportunity as well as how to apply and eligibility criteria can be found at the following link: https://link.zixcentral.com/u/516c627b/5KK0t2Ub7hG2NqHK0C6LPw?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.aises.org%2Fscholarships%2Faises-polaris-vocational-trades-scholarship-2023-2024. The deadline for the scholarship is August 15, 2023.  If students have any questions about the scholarship, please contact the AISES Scholarship Program Officers Taylor Kingsbery (tkingsbery@aises.org) and Monique Harvey (mharvey@aises.org). 
Announcement
AST School Clothing Participants -  You will receive a call from the School Clothing Program when cards are loaded. PLEASE do not call the School Clothing Program to see if cards have been loaded. Every year a school clothing application will need to be filled out with a copy of the child’s updated CDIB card. If the CDIB card is expired, please contact the AST Enrollment Department to update the card. School Clothing applications can be dropped off in person at the office; drop box in front of AST Police Department or by mail to Absentee Shawnee School Clothing Program, 2025 S Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK 74801.
Event
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.
Meeting
Wed, 07/19/2023 - 10:00am
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 Wednesday July 19th, 2023  at  10 AM  at the  Absentee  Shawnee  Tribal  Complex  in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Dated this 14th day of July 2023.

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