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AST Health Receives Excellence Award

Norman, Oklahoma – On March 2, 2016, the Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System was awarded a Certified Healthy Business Excellence Award 2015, for the medium to large work place category, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, in Norman, Oklahoma. The luncheon and ceremony was hosted by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Center for the Advancement of Wellness. Oklahoma State Governor Mary Fallin along with Dr. Terry Cline, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Commissioner of Health, Oklahoma State Department of Health were present to provide encouraging messages regarding Oklahoma’s health.

This state program was created in 2003 to recognize Oklahoma businesses that promote health and wellness for their employees. Promotion of health and wellness can be done in a variety of ways, including passing policies that encourage healthy lifestyles and making facilities available for physical activities. There are 3 levels in which businesses are certified: Basic, Merit and Excellence.


AST Annual Easter Egg Hunt

2025 S. Gordon Cooper (Tribal Complex)

Date: March 20, 2016 Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Bring Your Easter Basket

All Ages Welcome

Food Will Be Provided


Melokami Youth Camp


Location: Brendle Corner Community Building Little Axe, OK

Date/Time: March 14-18, 2016 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Ages: 6th grade to 12th grade

Limit: 25 participants Transportation: Tecumseh/Shawnee area youth will be picked up at the AST complex @ 8:30 am SHARP. We will be returning at 4:30 pm. Space is limited.

Camp to include: Youth Prevention Activities Cultural Activities Healthy Lifestyles Activities

Registration: Registration until March 11, 2016, 5 pm.

Smoking Cessation Classes for March

Free Money! (Non-Smokers Need Not Apply)

Join Us For A New And Improved Smoking Cessation Class Starting March 1St, 2016 @ 2:00 P.M. In The Little Axe Health Center Conference Room B

Classes Will Meet Weekly For 4 Weeks

Learn About - Ways To Stop Smoking - The Negative Effects Smoking Has On You - The Amount Of Money Smoking Costs You And How Much Money You Will Free Up By Quitting Smoking

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Shawnee/Tecumseh Indian Education Student Powwow

EVERYONE WELCOME! March 12, 2016 St. Gregory’s University, FIELDHOUSE 1900 W. MacArthur, Shawnee, OK 74804

Headstaff MC Vernon Tehauno Head Girl Delayna Bear Head Singer Randy Foye Head Gourd Dancer Sam Howell Head Man Amos Littlecrow Host N. Drum Young Buffalo Horse Head Lady Buffy Simmons Arena Director Nashoba Simmons Head Boy Jordan Rodriguez Host Color Guard Sac and Fox Nation Color Guard

OIDC 7th Annual Benefit Golf Scramble

Oklahoma Inter-tribal Diabetes Coalition 7th Annual Benefit Golf Scramble

Friday, April 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start (Rain cancellation date – Friday, April 29, 2016)

Silverhorn Golf Club 11411 N Kelley Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73131

Registration fees: Early bird (through Friday, March 28th): $240/team or $60/person Late: March 29th – April 11th: $300/team or $75/person Deadline to register: Monday, April 11, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. No on-site registration

N7 Youth Movement


Students Grades 3rd-8th Thursday, March 31st, 2016 9am-1pm Oklahoma State Facilities

Youth Movement Field Day Oklahoma State's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Native American Students Association (NASA), and Oklahoma State Athletics' Orange & Black Gives Back program have partnered with Nike's N7 Youth Movement to host the 2nd annual Oklahoma State Youth Movement 2016 to celebrate the community that is such a large part of the state's history and heritage.

Baby Dasia Fundraiser

Big Hearts Help Little Hearts

Come join us for a chili dinner. We will be serving bowls for $8.00. All proceeds will go to Dasia’s family.


Youth CPR Training @ LAHC

CPR Training for Youth

Where: Little Axe Clinic When: March 17th

Ages 10 - 14 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Ages 15 - 18 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost is $7 per person if you would like a CPR card at the end of the course.

Please call 701-7997 to save your spot.

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Youth CPR Training @ Shawnee Clinic

CPR Training for Youth

Where: Shawnee Clinic When: March 16th

Ages 10 - 14 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Ages 15 - 18 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost is $7 per person if you would like a CPR card at the end of the course.

Please call 701-7997 to save your spot.

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