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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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Jan 13, 2022

Chief Barnes Op-Ed:

Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe and other tribal nations.

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Dec 15, 2021

The Nightmare and the Dream

An Essay About the NABS Boarding School Healing Virtual Summit

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Dec 15, 2021

Shawnee Tribe Office of Emergency Management: Ongoing Grass Fire Near Guymon, OK

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on December 15, 2021, a grass fire was reported approximately 20 miles west of Guymon.

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