Welcome

aya ceeki mihtohseenionka,kweesitoolaanki

Welcome to the official website of the
federally-recognized
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma!

This website serves two purposes: virtual community connectivity and education. It is our great hope that contents supplied herein will be of direct benefit to all myaamia citizens, and to those who visit this site as guests. Our culture and language identify us as the downstream people. The care and guidance of our elders, revitalization of our Tribal culture, traditions and customs. The return of our heritage language brings life and breath to all that we do. kiiloona myaamiaki, we are myaamiaki.

 

Miami Tribe of Oklahoma General Council Meeting

Saturday, June 26, 2021 • 8 a.m. 

Though the COYID-19 pandemic status has improved, large gatherings continue to pose health concerns. The Tribe does not have a facility with enough space to allovv for social distancing of a large group, there.fore the Annual General Council Meeting of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma vvill again be held outdoors. The meeting will begin at 8:00 AM on Saturday, June 26, 2021 before the heat of the day sets in. As with last years meeting, we will utilize the large awning constructed on the west side of the Powwow grounds and will again include a very large tent for overflow seating. Seating will be spaced to provide for social distancing.

*Childcare will not be available.

Attendees in the at-risk health category may wish to bring their ovm chairs and/ or sun awnjngs if they wish to be seated outside of the tent environment for additional distancing safety.

A drive through pick up meal following conclusion of the meeting will be provided. Port-a-Johns with sanitation stations will be provided.

If there is inclement weather, the meeting will be moved inside the Council House with only voting age Tribal Members admitted due to space limitations and social distancing re.quirements.

Due to construction activity, RV spaces may not be available. Contact Tera Hatley at 918-541-1324. For other questions regarding the meeting, contact Donya Williams at 918-541-7274. (Please leave a message and your call will be returned.)

Miami Tribe of Oklahoma State of Emergency

TREASURY DEPARTMENT REQUIRES CARES ACT FUND RECIPIENTS
TO MAINTAIN RECEIPTS FOR FIVE YEARS

According to guideline issued by the Department of Treasury records shall be maintained for a period of five (5) years after final payment is made using Coronavirus Relief Fund monies. These record retention requirements are applicable to all prime recipients and their grantees and subgrant recipients, contractors, and other levels of government that received transfers of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments from prime recipients.

This guidance is applicable to all Miami tribal members receiving CARES Act funds through the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Family Assistance Program and/or Miami Tribe Adult Services assistance. Miami tribal members are responsible for maintaining documentation of loss of income and/or receipts demonstrating COVID-19 related expenses and expenditures.

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Miami Nation Passes Resolution on Race-Based Mascots

MIAMI, Oklahoma, July 29, 2020 (Aatotankiki Myaamiaki – Miami Nation News)—On July 27, 2020 the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma elected Leadership passed Resolution #20-31 reiterating the Nation’s formal position on ethnic or race-based, derogatory mascot names. The Resolution was adopted by unanimous approval and echoes the opposition stated in the Tribe’s 1996 Resolution calling on Miami University in Oxford, Ohio to discontinue use of the University’s mascot “Redskins”.

Read the full text of Resolution #20-31.

Download the 2021 Myaamia Calendar

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Phot by Jonathan Fox

Akima with opening remarks at the Myamiaki Conference at Miami University, Ohio.

Photo by Jonathan Fox

Student round table at the Myaamiaki Conference at Miami University, Ohio.

Photo by Tina Fox

Learning how to make a shawl at the Cultural Resources Extension Office (CREO) Fall Celebration..

Photo by Karen Baldwin

First Council Person Tera Hatley and tribal member Jennifer Patrick staying cool during Games Day 2018.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Honoring artist Eugene Brown at the Myaamia Heritage Museum and Archive.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Playing lacrosse at Saakaciweeta noošonki(Miami,OK).

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Saakaciweeta kiihkayonki(Ft. Wayne,IN)

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Stomp Skirt making at the Longhouse.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

eewansaapita noošonke(Miam,OKi).

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Eewansaapita kiihkayonki( Ft. Wayne,IN). 

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Playing some lacrosse at the 2018 Cultural Resources Extension Office(CREO) Summer Celebration.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Chief's language challenge during Family Day 2018.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Opening the 2018 General Council with a song.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Akima handing out prizes to the tiny tots powwow competitors at the 2018 Annual Powwow.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Miami Tribal Princesses at the 2018 Annual Powwow.

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Success!
Ribbonwork Craft project at the Cultural Resources Extension Office (CREO) Spring Celebration. 

Photo by Jonathan M. Fox

Cultural Resources Extension Office Myaamia New Years 2018. 

Photo by Jonathan M. Fox

Scott Willard curling at Miami University,Ohio. Future Olympian? 

Photo by Karen Baldwin

Gary Shoemaker Gourd Dancing at the 2018 Winter Gathering.

Photo by Jonathan M. Fox

Winter Stomp Dance 2018

Photo by Karen Baldwin
2018 Winter Stroytellers

Photo by Doug Peconge

Celebrate the New Year. Monthly Cultural Resources Office (CRO) meetings in Miami, Ok. 
wiiyaakiteeheelo weehki-kihkatwe

Photo by Doug Peconge

Learning the finer points of mahkisina meehkintiinki from Jarrid Baldwin at the Washington State cultural workshop.

Photo by Doug Peconge


Parents and Grandparents learning how to play the seenseewinki(bowl game) during parents day at eewansaapita.

Photo by Doug Peconge


Joshua Sutterfield discussing myaamionki during a Cultural Resources Office's (CRO) monthly meeting in Miami,OK

Photo by Doug Peconge
2018 Kansas Workshop in Louisburg Kansas

Photo by Doug Peconge


Learning to play mahkisina meehkintiinki at Cultural workshop in Fort Wayne Indiana.

Photo by Doug Peconge

Fall Gathering 2018 in Louisburg Kansas