Kiowa Tribe
Kiowa Tribe

2019 Elder Halloween Costume Contest

he 2019 Elder Halloween Costume Contest will be held on October 30, 2019 at the Kiowa AOA Elder Center in Carnegie, Oklahoma starting at 1:00 pm. There will be prize money for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd along with special snacks and treats. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy this special time of year with our elders.

For more information contact the Kiowa AOA center at (580) 654-6315.

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Election Notice: KIC Coordinator


A special meeting of the Kiowa Indian Council (KIC) has been called by the Kiowa Legislature in order to elect a new KIC Coordinator. The sole purpose of the KIC Special Meeting is to select a candidate. The meeting is set for Saturday, October 26, 2019, as allowed by the Kiowa Constitution.

When elected, the coordinator will serve a two-year term. The duties and responsibilities include compiling approved laws and resolutions, prepare meeting agendas, and publish and provide notices and information to tribal members and the public.

Three candidates are running for the position; Steven Geronimo Hopkins, Stephen Gregory Smith, and Deborah S. Wilson. 

Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and it is required in order to vote, so arriving early is highly encouraged. A quorum of 150 attendees is needed to conduct business and voting will begin at 10 a.m.

The meeting will be held at the Red Buffalo Hall in Carnegie, Okla. Transportation will be provided in the following cities; Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Norman, Lawton, Anadarko, and Hobart. 

Additional information and bus pickup locations can be found online at You will also find the candidate forums (prior to election) are scheduled for the different districts.

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Kiowa Tribe Announces Trip Out West for Tribal Elders

The Kiowa Tribe Administration on Aging (AOA) program will take an estimate of 50 Kiowa Elders to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Trip will include hotel stay, meals, and of course sightseeing. "Our elders are our treasures, this is one way we want to thank to say thank you," expressed Darin Zotigh, AOA Director. He also said that he's sure it would be a fun trip to see the elders enjoy themselves.

Names of Kiowa Elders will be accepted till October 11, 2019. Selections will be made through a blind drawing of 4 from each district. Elder's names may be submitted through phone, in person,  or email.  Kiowa AOA Elder Center, Carnegie, Okla. If you have any questions call or email at 580-654-6315 (Darin Zotigh) or 580-654-6314 (Janelle Horse) 580-654-6331 (AOA Center) or

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Classes Available

The Caddo Kiowa Technology Center is overing short term classes. Click link below to learn more.

Notice of Ability for Kiowa Casino in Hobart, Oklahoma


The site for the proposed Kiowa Gaming Facility is an 11.33-acre tract located within the southeast quarter of Section 2, Township 6 North, Range 18 West of the Indian Meridian, approximately 1.5 miles east of Hobart with frontage on US 183, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. The project site is bound on the north by an Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODoT) maintenance yard and agricultural land, followed by 5th Street; bound on the south by agricultural land followed by State Highway 9; bound on the east by U.S. Highway 183; and bound on the west by agricultural land. 


The EA will be available for a 30 day review at the BIA, Anadarko Agency, Hwy 281 N. and Parker McKenzie Rd., Anadarko, OK 73005. The EA is also available on-line at the following web address: 

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Kiowa Casino Hosts Special Art Contest

The Kiowa Casino is sponsoring a special contest starting today till October 31, 2019. The winner will receive a contract to design the art work for the horse that will be displayed in the Kiowa Casino & Hotel parking lot! Must be at least 21 yrs or older to enter; please send forms (see download below) to or mail to Kiowa Casino at 198131 HWY 36, Devol, OK 73531.