The official site of Kaw Nation

Welcome to Kaw Nation
On behalf of the Kaw Nation, I want to welcome you to our new and revised website.

This website is built for tribal citizens and site visitors to seek answers to the many services we offer. We encourage you to contact individual departments.

Thank you for visiting and come back anytime.
Guy Munroe-Chair 2010-2014
Read The Rest of Mr. Munroe's Welcome Here
Kaw Word of the Week

óshkan‘act’ ‘deed’ ‘custom’ | Listen
Ex:  Mánhinnga óshkan itá angághabe ao.  ‘We have adopted the ways of the Americans.’
nhinnga = ‘Big Knife’ American.
ao = male declarative; indicates that a man is speaking.

Click here to download the Kaw Dictionary.

Visit the WebKanza to explore the Kaw language.
Sex Offender Registry

Kaw Nation requires all sex offenders in its service area to register with the Kaw Nation Tribal Police. Sex offenders must register in person at the Kaw Nation police headquarters at 3251 E. River Road, Newkirk, OK. For more information, view the sex offender registry page. If you have any questions, contact the tribal police at (580) 362-2533 or kntpchief@kawnation.com.

Anyone who would like to search for sex offenders in the Kaw Nation service area can click here to view the sex offender registry.

Domestic Violence Program
Kaw Nation is opening a new domestic violence program. This will be a comprehensive program that serves Native American women who are victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Direct services include emergency crisis and legal advocacy and counseling.

See a list of additional services for intimate domestic violence victims.

Tornado Preparedness

Tornado season is here! Be prepared for an emergency. Make sure that you and your family will be safe and can cope with a disaster.

Get ready by reviewing this tornado safety checklist.

View a list of suggested items for a tornado kit.


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Welcome to the official site of Kaw Nation

On behalf of the Kaw Nation, I want to welcome you to our new and revised website. We hope you will visit our website frequently to read about the history of the Kaws; learn their language, cultural and tradition, as well as keep updated on upcoming and current events, just to name a few.


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