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Apr 4, 2022

Shawnee youth place in 2022 virtual Oklahoma native American youth language fair

The Sam Noble Museum announced the Shawnee youth winners of the 2022 Virtual Oklahoma Native American Youth…

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Apr 1, 2022

Office of the Chief Designates April 2022 as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Shawnee Tribe Office of the Chief
Proclamation 2022-04-01
April 2022 Designated as “Child Abuse Prevention Month”
On File with Office of Tribal Secretary

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Mar 28, 2022

Constitution Amendment Passed At Special Meeting & Vote

The Proposed Constitution Amendment passed at the March 26, 2022 Special Meeting and Vote of the Tribal Council, by unanimous vote and will be adopted.

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Mar 17, 2022

Chief Barnes Testifies to West Virginia Senate on Bill 705

If passed, the “Creating WV Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication, and Listing Act,” would undermine Tribal sovereignty and give false legitimacy to groups with no historical or ancestral ties to one of the three Shawnee tribes.

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Mar 17, 2022

Shawnee Tribe Welcomes New Hires!

Team Shawnee welcomes its most recent recruits – Joshua Shawnee – March 10, 2022 (start date), Administrative Assistant Joshua Shawnee was born in Miami, OK. He grew up “all over northeastern Oklahoma” and graduated from Grove High School.

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Feb 2, 2022

Eight New Services Available to Shawnee Tribe Citizens

The Shawnee Tribe is now accepting applications for eight new citizen programs, including emergency home repairs, handicap accessibility modifications, storm shelter installation, burial assistance, higher education awards and more.

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