Upcoming Events
  • Native Youth Preventing Diabetes Camp
    DUE by June 1, 2015

    For more information see the flyer to the left. For registration packet, see here.

  • Wichita Travel Plaza Cashiers Needed

    The Wichita Travel Plaza is hiring part-time entry level cashiers.  Applicants must possess a valid Oklahoma drivers' license, have reliable transportation and be able to work flexible schedules.  Apply in person at The Wichita Travel Plaza 1 mile North of Anadarko.  Applications are available onsite.  Indian preference applies.

  • BIA TREES Pathways Program
    Apply by June 2015

    Tuition assistance, internships, and job placement, available to Native American and Alaska Native forestry and natural resources students. More information can be found in this flyer

  • 2015 Annual General Council Meeting
    July 18, 2015

    2015 Annual General Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015. More details to be posted later. 

  • Annual Dance
    August 13 – 16, 2015

    The Annual Dance this year will be August 13 - 16, 2015. More details to come.

  • Texas Archeological Society Scholarship Program
    June 13-19

    The Texas Archeological Society (TAS) cordially invites you to participate in the annual field school to be held at Tait-Huffmeyer 7T6 Ranch site near Columbus, Texas, on June 13-19. Activities at this year's field school will focus on excavation, pedestrian survey, and artifact processing. Additional information about this year's field school can be found on the attached flyer or at the following URL: http://www.txarch.org/Activities/fschool/fs2015/.

     

    The TAS Native American Scholarship Program is offering up to two representatives from each tribe financial assistance to attend the field school (no previous experience required!). Since 2003, the TAS Native American Program has provided over 90 scholarships to members from 17 Native American Tribes to attend the annual field school. These scholarships are sponsored by donations from members of the TAS and other local archeological societies, the Council of Texas Archeologists, archeological contracting firms, foundations, and others. The scholarship program increases the level of understanding among the many people who have called Texas home. The program allows our members to meet, talk with, and learn from the native peoples whose traditions and lifeways are tied to Texas archeological sites. Additional information about the Native American Scholarship Program can be found at the following URL:   http://www.txarch.org/scholarships/native.html.

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Wichita Tribes Blog
  • White House to Host Tribal Youth Gathering
    May 12, 2015 12:23 PM

    WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, July 9, 2015, the White House will host the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, DC, to provide American Indian and Alaska Native youth from across the country the opportunity to interact directly with senior Administration officials and the White House Council on Native American Affairs. The Tribal […]

  • Summer Youth Program NOW ENROLLING
    May 12, 2015 11:05 AM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Juvenile Services Program will be hosting a Summer Youth Program for enrolled tribal members and descendants (descendants must provide proof of eligibility for example father/mother CDIB card or other documentation).  The program will focus on those between the ages 6 – 15 years old.  It will be hosted at the […]

  • Texas Archeological Society Scholarship
    May 12, 2015 8:22 AM

    The Texas Archeological Society (TAS) cordially invites you to participate in the annual field school to be held at Tait-Huffmeyer 7T6 Ranch site near Columbus, Texas, on June 13-19. Activities at this year’s field school will focus on excavation, pedestrian survey, and artifact processing. Additional information about this year’s field school can be found on […]

  • Wichita Food Distribution Program Demos
    April 10, 2015 11:46 AM

  • Oklahoma Inter-tribal Diabetes Coalition Golf Scramble
    April 10, 2015 11:45 AM

  • WDEP Hosts Great American Clean-Up
    April 10, 2015 11:43 AM

  • Tribal Princess Birthday Honor Dance
    April 10, 2015 11:42 AM

  • Job Application Class today!
    February 12, 2015 9:45 AM

  • Informational Meeting for Elders in the Community
    January 13, 2015 4:01 PM

  • Seeking Tribal Administrator
    January 13, 2015 12:15 PM

    The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes has an opening for the position of a Tribal Administrator. Under the supervision of the Wichita Executive Committee, position is responsible for the daily administration and overall operation of Tribal Programs. DUTIES: Responsible for the efficient operation of all tribal programs, submission of proposals for funding and implementation of the […]

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AARP OKLAHOMA INDIAN ELDER HONORS

AARP Oklahoma is accepting the AARP OK Indian Elder Honors nominations!

The deadline for applications is June 1st.

 

AARP Oklahoma will proudly recognize 50 Oklahoma Indian Elders for their contributions to their tribal nation, state and/or community at the 7th Annual AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors. We are currently seeking at least one honoree from each of the 39 federal and state-recognized tribal nations in Oklahoma. Nominations are being accepted through June 1, 2015. Click  HERE for the online nomination form or you may submit via the attached nomination form. A full list of former honorees can be found at www.aarp.org/okindiannavigator.

 

•             All nominees must be an enrolled member of a federal or state recognized Oklahoma tribal nation.

•             The nominee must be age 50+.

•             The nominee must be living.

•             The nominee need not be a member of AARP.

•             The nomination process is open to individuals as well as tribal governments.

•             Selection of honorees will be made at the discretion of AARP Oklahoma.

•             Nominations are being accepted through June 1st!

 

WICHITA TRIBAL PRINCESS

 

Wichita Tribal Director Tara Tartsah is accepting applications for young women seeking the title of 2015-2016 Wichita Tribal Princess.

Applicants must be between the ages of 15 and 21 years old. Must be an enrolled member or descendant of the Wichita Tribe of Oklahoma.

Deadline will be May 18, 2015 and you must submit a short essay why you would want to be the Wichita Tribal Princess and what is your expectation of being the Tribal Princess. The princess will be announced Thursday August 13, 2015 during the Wichita Tribal Annual Dance. 
You can submit your letter to the Wichita Tribal Office PO Box 729, Attn: Tara Tartsah or email to tartsah44@hotmail.com, if you have any questions I can be reached at 405-933-6445.

 

WICHITA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, ANADARKO INDUSTRIES, AND WICHITA TRIBAL ENTERPRISES INTERN PROGRAM 

Anadarko Industries (AI) and Wichita Tribal Enterprises are putting together a summer intern program that will be specifically set-aside for Wichita Tribal members.  This will be an 8-week program scheduled between June and August for a Wichita student who is in at least their 3rd y, proposal development, financial reporting, mid-year company performance review, or assist with a specific NASA contract. More information on this program can be found here

 

TEXAS ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

The Texas Archeological Society (TAS) cordially invites you to participate in the annual field school to be held at Tait-Huffmeyer 7T6 Ranch site near Columbus, Texas, on June 13-19. Activities at this year's field school will focus on excavation, pedestrian survey, and artifact processing. Additional information about this year's field school can be found on the attached flyer or at the following URL: http://www.txarch.org/Activities/fschool/fs2015/.

 

The TAS Native American Scholarship Program is offering up to two representatives from each tribe financial assistance to attend the field school (no previous experience required!). Since 2003, the TAS Native American Program has provided over 90 scholarships to members from 17 Native American Tribes to attend the annual field school. These scholarships are sponsored by donations from members of the TAS and other local archeological societies, the Council of Texas Archeologists, archeological contracting firms, foundations, and others. The scholarship program increases the level of understanding among the many people who have called Texas home. The program allows our members to meet, talk with, and learn from the native peoples whose traditions and lifeways are tied to Texas archeological sites. Additional information about the Native American Scholarship Program can be found at the following URL:   http://www.txarch.org/scholarships/native.html.

 

 

OILS WILLS CLINIC 

Will clinics to be held at the Anadarko Agency, here.

 


COMMISSIONER VACANCIES 

The following Commissions currently have one or more vacancies:

Wichita Tribe Industrial Development Commission

Wichita Gaming Commission

Wichita Housing Authority

Wichita Sports Commission

Wichita Tax Commission 

If you are interested in serving on this Commission, please submit a cover letter and resume to the address below. The vacancy will remain open until filled.

Wichita and Affiliated Tribes

Attn: Secretary

P.O. Box 729

Anadarko, OK 73005

Fax: (405) 247-2430