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May 13, 2021

Memorandum from Chief Barnes Regarding Tribe’s CARES Lawsuit

It has been a long year getting here, but the Shawnee Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Treasury is finally coming to an end—not because we are receiving full justice in our case, but we’ve come to an agreement because of timing.

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Apr 14, 2021

Tribe Moves into Phase II of COVID-19 Reopening Plan

Shawnee tribal leadership has operated out of an abundance of caution throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mar 10, 2021

Shawnee Tribe Business Council Announces Appointees to Gaming Commission and Election Committee

In the Shawnee Tribe Business Council’s meeting on Monday, March 1, business council members decided on appointments to the Tribe’s gaming commission and election committee.

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Jun 26, 2020

ST ICDBG Participation

As part of the CARES Act, HUD has released its ICDBG-CARES grants to assist Tribal communities to prevent, prepare and respond to COVID-19. Shawnee Tribe staff has been working diligently throughout the pandemic to secure as much funding as possible to support our Shawnee Citizens…

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Feb 21, 2020


Welcome to the new home for the Shawnee Tribe online.

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