Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

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The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three federally recognized Shawnee tribes.wikipedia
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Shawnee

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The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three federally recognized Shawnee tribes.
Made up of different historical and kinship groups, today there are three federally recognized Shawnee tribes, all headquartered in Oklahoma: the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, and Shawnee Tribe.

List of federally recognized tribes in the United States

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The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three federally recognized Shawnee tribes.

Oklahoma Tribal Statistical Area

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The headquarters of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe are Wyandotte, Oklahoma, and their tribal jurisdictional area is in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

Blood quantum laws

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Membership to the tribe is based on lineal descent, that is, the tribe has no minimum blood quantum requirements.

Moscelyne Larkin

Edna Moscelyne Larkin was born in Miami, Oklahoma in 1925, the only daughter of Eva Matlagova-Larkin, a young dancer from Russia, and Rueben Francis Larkin (1893–1974), an Eastern Shawnee-Peoria Indian.

Shawnee language

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Of the 2,000 members of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe around Shawnee town, more than 100 are speakers; of the 1,500 members of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe in Ottawa County, there are only a few elderly speakers; of the 8,000 members of the Loyal Shawnee in the Cherokee region of Oklahoma around Whiteoak there are fewer than 12 speakers.

Shawnee Tribe

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The others are the Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma and Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma

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They are located in Oklahoma and Missouri.

Missouri

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They are located in Oklahoma and Missouri.

Pow wow

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The tribe holds an annual powwow every September at their tribal complex.

Wyandotte, Oklahoma

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The headquarters of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe are Wyandotte, Oklahoma, and their tribal jurisdictional area is in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

Ottawa County, Oklahoma

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The headquarters of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe are Wyandotte, Oklahoma, and their tribal jurisdictional area is in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

Seneca, Missouri

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The Eastern Shawnee operate their own housing authority as well as the People's Bank of Seneca, Missouri; the Eastern Shawnee Print Shop; Four Feathers Recycling; as well as three casinos, a hotel, a bingo hall, a gas station, a truck stop, and an off-track wagering facility.

Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands

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The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is an Eastern Woodland tribe, who were once nomadic.

Ohio

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Virginia

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

West Virginia

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Western Maryland

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Kentucky

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania

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They originally came from Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Maryland, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania.

Treaty of Fort Meigs

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Three reservations were granted to the Shawnee in Ohio by the 1817 Treaty of Fort Meigs: Wapakoneta, Lewistown, and Hog Creek.

Indian Removal Act

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After the Indian Removal Act of 1830 passed, another Shawnee band, who lived with Seneca allies near Lewiston, Ohio, relocated to Indian Territory in the July 1831.

Seneca people

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After the Indian Removal Act of 1830 passed, another Shawnee band, who lived with Seneca allies near Lewiston, Ohio, relocated to Indian Territory in the July 1831.

Indian Territory

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After the Indian Removal Act of 1830 passed, another Shawnee band, who lived with Seneca allies near Lewiston, Ohio, relocated to Indian Territory in the July 1831.