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.
Chairwoman Elaine Huch, 2014-18
Read The Rest of Ms. Huch’s Welcome Here
Kaw Word of the Week

inyi ‘end, conclusion’ | Listen | Puzzle

Ex: Ínyi angáhibe ao.  ‘We have reached the end.’

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.

Kanza Health Clinic

The Kanza Health Clinic is committed to providing a continuum of care for Native Americans, with primary care, dental care and other services. The clinic operates by appointment only.

Visit the Kanza Health Clinic website to explore the services.

Read about the upcoming expansion of the clinic.

Get essential information about the health care exemption for Native Americans.
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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.


    Huch and Kekahbah sworn in

    Chairwoman Elaine Huch and Tribal Council member Erin Kekahbah were sworn into office at the Kaw City headquarters on Nov. 5. Huch had edged three-term incumbent Guy Munroe by two votes to win a run-off for chair, 133-131.
    “I would like to thank all of you for your support,” she said in a speech following […]


      Kanza Health Clinic Expansion Grant

      The Kanza Health Clinic was awarded an Indian Community Development Block Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the expansion of its Newkirk facility on Sept. 30.
      This grant is expected to cut the waiting list that has plagued the clinic, which is estimated to be more than 1,240 patients.
      “Chairman [Guy] Munroe determined […]



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