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Open positions on the Culture Committee

Attention Kaw Nation Citizens:
We have positions open on the Culture Committee, KGI, and Election Board.
If you are interested in being on a Board or Committee please contact Kim Jenkins, Tribal Council Secretary at kjenkins@kawnation.com or call 580-269-2552 x245.



    Election Notice

    October 18, 2020
    The Election Board of the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma
    P.O. Box 48
    Kaw City, OK 74641
    Election Highlights
    Run-Off Election Day
    October 18, 2020
                   Polling Place
    Kaw Nation Administration Building, Kaw City, OK.
    Qualified Voters
    Enrolled Citizens 18 years of age and older
    Absentee Requests
    Last day to request an absentee ballot in writing is September 18, 2020
    Last day for absentee ballot […]


      School Clothing Voucher Program REOPENING for a short time only

      Download Application Here
      September 16 – 24, 2020
      Courtroom will be open on the 23rd and 24th until 7:00 pm
      698 Grandview Dr.
      Kaw City, OK 74641

      Student MUST be a member of the Kaw Nation
      Student and family must live within a 150 mile radius of the Kaw Nation in Kaw City, OK
      Student […]


        ATTENTION Kaw Nation Citizens

        ATTENTION Kaw Nation Citizens
        If you have had a name change or address change please contact the Enrollment office (580-269-2137) to update your information.
        Thank you.


          Prospective 2020 Candidate Bio’s for Kaw Nation Tribal Council

          Prospective 2020 Candidates for Kaw Nation Tribal Council
          Danny Chouteau – Seat 2 – Read candidates bio here
          Cheri Dunn – Seat 2 – Read candidates bio here
          Judd Pickering – Seat 2
          Robert Allen – Seat 4 – Read candidates bio here
          Cruz Maldonado – Seat 4
          Colt Donelson – Vice Chair – Read candidates bio here
          James Pepper Henry – […]


            COVID-19 NOTICES – Updated 7/13/2020

            COVID-19 NOTICES – Updated 7/13/2020
            ALL Kaw Nation events open to the public, have been CANCELLED until further notice.

            Kaw Nation COVID Assistance – Please click here for more details.

            CARES Act funds – Please click here for more details.

            2020 Kaw Nation Pow Wow cancellation – Read announcement here.

            PROCEDURES FOR REOPENING KAW NATION COMPLEXES – Read announcement here.

            Kaw Nation […]


              Kaw Nation Family Trauma Healing Center

              Kaw Nation Family Trauma Healing Center is looking for a contracted Cultural Consultant to assist the Elder Program.
              Please contact Ashley Hein at 580-361-1098 or Arleata Snell at 580-269-1163 for more information.



                Kaw Nation COVID Assistance

                Kaw Nation COVID assistance is now available for all citizens 18 and over enrolled on June 1, 2020 that have been impacted by COVID -19 virus.
                Please download the application and mail to Box 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
                For further information please contact Julia Hays or Kaila Davis at 580-269-2552
                Download Application Here



                  Kaw Nation 2020 Notice of Election

                  [ September 13, 2020; ]  

                  Citizens of the Kaw Nation are  hereby notified that an election will be held September 13, 2020 for the purpose of filling the following positions:

                  Vice-Chair, Tribal Council Member #2 and Tribal Council Member #4.

                  Please click here for more details about the election

                  A list of prospective 2020 Candidates for Kaw Nation Tribal Council can be found […]


                    CARES Act funds

                    The Kaw Nation Social Services Department has received extra funds under the CARES Act. Please see below to determine if you qualify for these services:

                    Must have CDIB Card
                    Must live in service area of Newkirk, Kaw City, or Braman
                    Must currently be unemployed due to COVID-19
                    Cannot be receiving assistance from any other source, including unemployment

                    Please call Julia […]



                      [ June 8, 2020; ]
                      All Kaw Nation entities will be reopening to the public, on Monday June 8, 2020, with some guidelines that must be followed to protect the public and all employees.
                      All departments will maintain their normal hours of operation, Monday thru Friday.
                      Kaw Nation Tag office […]


                        Kanza Human Development Divsion

                        Flyer available here


                          Kanza Museum opening

                          Kanza Museum will open to the public on June 15th, 2020 at 8:00am on Monday.


                            2020 Kaw Nation Pow Wow cancellation

                            Announcement concerning the 2020 Kaw Nation Pow Wow:
                            The protection of our elders and Tribal members is of our utmost importance. After much thought and consideration, the Kaw Nation Cultural Committee has made the decision to CANCEL the 2020 Kaw Nation Pow wow due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
                            If you should have any questions, please contact Stephanie […]


                              Transportation Safety Plan Update/Survey

                              The Kaw Nation  is completing our Transportation Safety Plan update.  We need your help. We are asking that you follow the link below and complete the survey. This survey will close on April 10, 2020. In this survey you will tell us what is important for our roads and safety, please be specific. Kaw Nation […]


                                Corporate Charter Passes

                                CERTIFICATE OF RESULTS OF ELECTION
                                SECRETARIAL ELECTION
                                KAW NATION
                                APRIL 4, 2020
                                Download Notice Here


                                  Kaw Nation Tag Office

                                  Kaw Nation Tag Office
                                  Please use the mail in option for Tag renewals. Mail in fee will be waived. Do not send cash.


                                    Information for Kaw Nation Members

                                    For Death and Burial information, please call Lana Burke at 580-749-0158.


                                      A Proclamation of the Chair of the Kaw Nation

                                      A Proclamation of the Chair of the Kaw Nation Declaring of a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
                                      Read the Proclamation Here


                                        Open House Rescheduled

                                        Due to COVID19 concerns, KHDD will be rescheduling their open house to a later date.



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                                            Kaw Tribal Citizens Email List

                                            Tribal Citizens, if you would like to be placed on a mass email list for Tribal members to receive information, please send an email to Tribal Council Secretary Kim Jenkins, at kjenkins@kawnation.com



                                              United States Department of Agriculture – Get Paid to Work in the Great Outdoors

                                              United States Department of Agriculture – Get Paid to Work in the Great Outdoors!
                                              What jobs are available?

                                              Full-time jobs for recent grads:
                                              Fish biologist
                                              Land Surveyor
                                              Plant pathologist
                                              Rangeland management specialist
                                              Range technician
                                              Soil scientist
                                              Wildlife biologist

                                              Student trainee positions in:

                                              Biological sciences
                                              Natural resources
                                              Physical sciences
                                              Rangeland management

                                              What does the Forest Service do?
                                              The Forest Service cares for natural resources and their lasting economic, ecological, and social vitality. While managing national forests and grasslands, employees connect […]


                                                NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE TRIBAL ACCESS SITE

                                                NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE TRIBAL ACCESS SITE
                                                ATTEND NOC CLASSES IN NEWKIRK.
                                                Courses Offered ENROLLMENT for the NEWKIRK ITV SITE will be announced shortly! This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to get started on their degree!
                                                Free computer usage, internet access and resources at the site.
                                                Classes will be held at the Johnnie Ray McCauley Multipurpose Center 3251 East […]


                                                  Kaw Nation Election Board Announcements 

                                                  Kaw Nation Election Board Announcements
                                                  The Kaw Nation Election Board would like to inform all Kaw Citizens of an important upcoming election.
                                                  At the next General Council Meeting, October 13, 2019, we will be affirming four judges. Ballots to confirm or deny these judges will be placed in the ballot box and tallied at the meeting.
                                                  Your participation […]


                                                    Information concerning marijuana

                                                    Kaw Nation, as a federally recognized tribe is required to follow Federal guidelines for the use, growth and sale of marijuana.
                                                    The state of Oklahoma legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes in June 2018, which also includes sale and growth.
                                                    Federal law considers marijuana as a Controlled or Dangerous Substance and classifies it as a Schedule I Narcotic, […]


                                                      ATTENTION ALL KAW NATION MEMBERS

                                                      ALL KAW NATION MEMBERS
                                                      Please check with the enrollment office to make sure the correct address is on file. This is very important so you will receive upcoming information.


                                                        Fraud/Scam Awareness

                                                        Notice from KAW NATION TRIBAL POLICE DEPARTMENT KAW NATION
                                                        Fraud/Scam Awareness
                                                        Please See This Posting


                                                          Attention Tribal High School Graduates

                                                          Attention Tribal High School Graduates!
                                                          We are looking for pictures and information about you for our upcoming newsletter.
                                                          Please send images and information that you would like to include to Dylan Bellmard at dbellmard@kawnation.com



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