Upcoming Events
  • Fitness Center Extends Hours
    Current Hours of Operation

    The Fitness Center hours of operation are 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. Monday-Thursday and 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Friday.  Closed on weekends.

  • Wills-Service Dates
    April 25th

    OCU has service dates seheduled for preparing Wills at their campus on April 25th. For more information please click here

  • College Applications
    Beginning April 1, 2014

    College applications for the fall 2014-spring 2015 semesters are now available. 

  • AoA Easter Activities
    April 16, 2014

    The AoA Program will have its Easter activites on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  Please see the attached flyer for details. 

  • Elder Lawn Mowing Program
    April 1, 2014

    Applications for the Elder Lawn Mowing Program will be available on April 1, 2014.  Please click here for more information. 

  • Diabetes Education Sessions
    April 17, 24 and May 1 & 8, 2014

    Spring Diabetes Education Sessions 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Health Building.  Please click here for more information. 

  • Demographic Survey Deadline
    April 30, 2014

    The deadline to turn in the Demographic Surveys is April 30, 2014.  Tribal members, 18 and over, will recieve a $10 Walmart card for completing the survey. 

  • Annual General Council Meeting
    July 19, 2014

    Time and place to be announced at a later date.  Please make plans to attend.

  • Referendum Election
    July 19, 2014

    Details to be announced. Please make plans to vote in this tribal referendum election regarding absentee voting and blood quantum.  

  • Grade Incentive Award Deadline
    July 31, 2014

    Parents of children in grades 6th-12th may apply for the grade incentive award until July 31, 2014.  Please click here for more information.

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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • Wichita Tribe Summer Intern Program
    April 23, 2014 4:55 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes is currently accepting applications from enrolled Wichita Tribal members who are interested in participating in its new summer intern program located at the Wichita Tribal complex.  This program is established for Wichita graduating seniors and Wichita college students that will be attending college in the fall of 2014.  This will […]

  • Annual General Council Meeting Agenda for July 19, 2014
    April 22, 2014 9:58 AM

  • Senior Cap & Gown/ACT Test Fees
    April 14, 2014 7:45 PM

    Don’t forget that the Tribe has a tribal funded assistance program for enrolled Wichita youth in the 12th grade that can assist with Senior Cap & Gown and ACT Test Fees. Please contact the Education Department with any questions at (405) 247-2425 ext. 106 or 112 or email to yolanda.walker@wichitatribe.com or louisa.riffel@wichitatribe.com.

  • Demographic Survey
    April 14, 2014 7:44 PM

    We have received several of the Demographic Surveys back from tribal members. Please make sure to send yours in if you have not done so. We keep accepting them until April 30, 2014. This information will be used for future grants and business ventures. Please see the February 2014 newsletter for more details. Enrolled tribal […]

  • Graduate Pictures for Newsletter
    April 14, 2014 7:42 PM

    If you have an enrolled child that will be graduating in May, you are welcome to submit their picture an a brief write up for the newsletter. The deadline for the April 30, 2014 newsletter is April 20, 2014 and May 20, 2014 for the May newsletter. Please email to newsletter@wichitatribe.com.

  • Wichita Tribe Blog Posts
    April 14, 2014 7:42 PM

    Originally posted on wichitatribeblog:
    If you know anyone who doesn’t use social media but would like access to the blog posts they can visit http://www.wichitatribe.com. We have added the blog posts to the right hand side of the website.

  • Wichita Referendum Election to Be held July 19, 2014
    April 14, 2014 7:41 PM

    Originally posted on wichitatribeblog:
    A referendum election will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Details will be announced at a later date. The January 2014 newsletter will provide more information regarding tribal member input. Please click here for the documents from the Referendum Election held in July 2013. You may submit comments to newsletter@wichitatribe.com…

  • http://www.nativetimes.com/index.php/news/tribal/9772-doi-approves-wichita-and-affliliated-tribes-hearth-agreement
    April 14, 2014 7:33 PM

    http://www.nativetimes.com/index.php/news/tribal/9772-doi-approves-wichita-and-affliliated-tribes-hearth-agreement

  • Graduate Pictures for Tribal Newsletter
    April 10, 2014 8:34 PM

    Originally posted on wichitatribeblog:
    If you have an enrolled child that will be graduating in May, you are welcome to submit their picture an a brief write up for the newsletter. The deadline for the April 30, 2014 newsletter is April 20, 2014 and May 20, 2014 for the May newsletter. Please email to newsletter@wichitatribe.com.

  • Graduate Incentives
    April 10, 2014 8:34 PM

    Originally posted on wichitatribeblog:
    Graduating High School Seniors may apply for the $100 incentive for graduating. College graduates also receive incentives for graduating. The amount depends on whether the degree is a Associates, Bachelors, Masters or PHD &JD. Please contact Yolanda Walker @ (405) 247-2425 ext. 106 or Louise Riffel @ (405) 247-2425 ext. 112…

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Grade Incentive Awards

Don't forget that the Tribe has a tribal funded program Grade Incentive Program that is available to enrolled Wichita youth in the 6th-12th grades.  The deadline is July 31, 2014 to apply for the incentive.  Please contact the Education Department with any questions regarding the program at (405) 247-2425 ext. 106 or 112 or email to yolanda.walker@wichitatribe.com or louisa.riffel@wichitatribe.com. 


Senior Cap & Gown/ACT Test Fees

Don't forget that the Tribe has a tribal funded assistance program for enrolled Wichita youth in the 12th grade that can assist with Senior Cap & Gown and ACT Test Fees.  Please contact the Education Department with any questions at (405) 247-2425 ext. 106 or 112 or email to yolanda.walker@wichitatribe.com or louisa.riffel@wichitatribe.com.  

                

Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Receives ONAC Mini Grant Award

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes will administer a SummerSmart: Wichita Summer Youth Program that will teach Wichita history, culture and promote good health practices.  Savings accounts for interns and youth participants will be provided along with financial education classes.  Please click here for the press release.

 

EPA Program-Dumpsite Cleanup

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Department of Environmental Programs is in the process of identifying open dumpsites located on Wichita Tribal lands.  Identified sites may be eligible for clean up at no cost to the landowner(s).  You may contact Jason, Prince or Lonnie Standing for more information.  Their contact informaiton can be found here

 

wichita Tribe App Now Available

The Google App is now up and running.  You can find it in your Google Play Store under "Wichita and Affiliated Tribes".  Please make sure when you download it that you create a sign in so that we can track how many people have downloaded the app.  On the app you will find links to our Facebook and Twitter page, blogs where we will list upcoming events, vacancies and other announcements, info pages that link to the website for Tribal Programs, Wichita Language, Wichita Executive Committee, Boards and then a Directory for our current programs.  We will be updating more of our Gift Shop items on the app and will be adding more pictures of items available.  We hope you enjoy the app on your phone and find it useful.  We are waiting for final approval from Apple and hope to have that app available for Iphones in the next few weeks. Please make sure you also look for us on Twitter.  Thanks to tribal member, Amber Luke, for assisting with the purchase of the app.

 

Wichita Tribe announces After School Program Pilot Project

The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes began a pilot project for an After School Program.  The After School Program began on March 24, 2014 from 3:30 p.m to 5:00 p.m.  The purpose is to teach tribal youth aout the Wichita language, values and beliefs, educational tutorage, nutritional values, mental health, physical health and social norms such as gang prevention and bullying.  For more information on the program, please contact Yvonne Goetsch, Juvenile Services Program Director at (405) 247-2425 ext. 125 or by email at yvonne.goetsch@wichitatribe.com.  Form #1- Parental Consent Form  Form #2-Intake Form

 

NYPD Camp

The annual NYPD Camp is scheduled for the week of June 9-13, 2014. Those interested in attending should complete the application and return to Corey Reeder, 405.247.2425 ext. 152, no later than May 9, 2014.

Space is limited up to 12 campers and fee registration is $25.00, cash or money order, due with the application. Ages for camp are 8-12. Forms can also be emailed or received at theHealthProgramsBuilding. Indicate need for a water bottle to be purchase by the SDPI Program. For further assistance, contact Corey or Terri Anquoe, SDPI Coordinator, 405.247.2425 ext. 160.  2014 NYPD Application Packet

 

Wichita Tax Commission Changes Vehicle Registration Rules for Renewals

Effective March 15, 2014, a new form will be required to be filled out if you wish for someone to renew your tag for you.  Please click here for the notice. 

 

Annual Meeting to be Held July 19, 2014

The Annual General Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The time and place to be announced.  

 

Wichita Referendum Election to Be held July 19, 2014

A referendum election will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014.  Details will be announced at a later date. The January 2014 newsletter will provide more information regarding tribal member input.  Please click here for the documents from the Referendum Election held in July 2013.  You may submit comments to newsletter@wichitatribe.com regarding to the proposed amendments from last year. 

 

Wichita tribal Gift Shop Mouse Pads and Coffee Mugs for Sale

The Wichita Tribal Gift Shop has new items.  Mouse Pads for $7.00 and Coffee Mugs for $10 with the updated Tribal seal.  Please contact Juanita Moore at (405) 247-2425 ext. 134 for more information.

 

WTGS-Mouse Pad                          WTGS-Coffe Mug

 

Dance Building Renovations Begin

The renovations to the Dance Building began on February 3, 2014.  Renovations should be done by mid-summer.  Below are pictures of the Dance Building as it is now before renovations.  The building will have EIFS around the parimeter giving it an updated look.  The kitchen will feature two six burner stoves, 3 compartment sink in a concession type kitchen.  The building will be available for tribal use various activities.   

 

                           Dance Building-1-02.03.14 Dance Building-2-02.03.14   
                                              North Side                                             West Side 

                                       

                            Dance Building-3-02.03.14Dance Building-4-02.03.14

                                                South Side                                            East Side