Welcome to the Kaw Nation

Newkirk, OK


Kanza Health Clinic

Kanza Health Clinic
3151 East River Road
Newkirk, OK 74647Monday, thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Minor surgeries 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
[Closed to the public]

Phone 580-362-1039
Fax 580-362-2988 or

Monday, thru Friday
9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone 580-362-2449

Dental Hygienist – Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dentist – Tuesday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone 580-362-1944

Diabetic clinic
Fridays 8:00 a.m. to noon
Phone 580-362-1039

For more information visit their website here!

Kanza Wellness Center

This beautiful facility is located just east of Newkirk, OK. on River Road near the Southwind Casino. The facility has over 10,000 square feet of workout space.

For more information visit their website here!

3201 East River Road, Newkirk, OK 74647

Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Phone 580-362-1444

Kaw Smoke Shop-Newkirk

Kaw Smoke Shop-Newkirk, a retail tobacco facility, is located at our Southwind Casino/Bingo Hall in Newkirk, Okla. We feature a wide variety of domestic brands of tobacco, roll your own and make your own supplies and special order items in addition to specialty products. We carry a variety of non-tobacco items such as candles, lighters, Pendleton and Non-Pendleton items.

Access to the Smoke Shop can be made from inside Southwind Casino/Bingo Hall or thru our Drive up window, located on the west side of Southwind Casino.

Our hours are Monday through Sunday 9am – 8pm.

Located at 5640 North La Cann Drive in Newkirk, OK – Phone 580-362-4119 or email nksmokeshop@sbcglobal.net

Johnnie Ray McCauley Multipurpose Center

The Johnnie Ray McCauley Gym, located at 3251 East River Road, Newkirk, OK, 74647, is the perfect place for your next event. The gym has a kitchen that can be used as a concession stand and bleachers that seat 175.

Whatever your event may be—a meeting, birthday party or family reunion—we have the facility to hold it.

For more information, contact us at 580-362-1444 or email us.

Kaw Housing Authority

PHONE: (580)-362-6939

The Kaw Housing Authority was established October 17th, 1977, to serve low income Native Americans with affordable and adequate housing. We are a (TDHE) Tribal Designated Housing Entity located at #9 Kanza Lane, Newkirk, OK. We have served numerous families in our jurisdictional area which includes Newkirk, Kaw City, Ponca City, Blackwell and Braman.

We provide many services to our families, such as down payment assistance in the State of Oklahoma, college housing assistance throughout all states. These programs are explicit to our Kaw Tribal Members. We have other programs listed on our Facebook page that are subject to our jurisdictional area only. All policies and applications can be downloaded from our Facebook page. Our page is listed as Kaw Housing Authority.

Our hours are 8-4 Monday thru Friday. Our phone number is (580) 362-6264, fax number is (580) 362-3986. The phone number for emergency weekend maintenance calls is (580) 761-0354. This number is used for emergency maintenance only, such as heat and air, water leaks, and maintenance, that has to be handled expediently. For normal maintenance requests, you can download a form and send in to our office or e-mail one of our staff.

Call (580)-362-6264 and ask for to Debbie Lewman (Director) or Misty Ball (Executive Assistant).

Fax (580)-362-3986

We will no longer be monitoring our Kawhousing@yahoo.com e-mail.  It is obsolete.

The following are our current staff and e-mails:

Debbie Lewman, Executive Director                   director@kawhousingauthority.com

Rachel Mitchell, Executive Assistant                   executiveassistant@kawhousingauthority.com

Erin Wells, Maintenance Mgr/Compliance        compliance@kawhousingauthority.com

Rhea Miller, Receptionist                                       reception@kawhousingauthority.com

Greg Trenary, Maintenance Supervisor

Dawn Harrison, Maintenance

Richard Hey, Maintenance

Kaw Housing Authority Board Members
Chair – Patti Kramer
Vice Chair – Cheri Dunn
Commissioner – Mary Butler
Commissioner – Linda Thacker
Commissioner – L. Carol Clark

For more information visit their website here!

Child Care Development

Kaw Nation Child Care Development FundChild Care Development

With increasing Native American populations, the Kaw Nation recognizes the need to assist families with their child care costs. The Kaw Nation CCDF program provides child care assistance to Native American families whose members are working or attending school.

The Kaw Nation CCDF program seeks to support Native American families in their endeavors by providing child care assistance. Our main objective is to ensure that each family has access to quality and convenient child care. We serve Kay County, Oklahoma and Cowley, Sedgwick and Sumner Counties, Kansas.

For more information visit their website here!

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