News & Announcements


General Welfare Program 

Emergency Technology Assistance Grant

Confidential Grant 

September 14, 2020 – December 1, 2020

The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma has established the COVID-19 General Welfare Program Technology Assistance Grant to provide funds to purchase electronic hardware or software to assist a tribal household with minor children or young adults (4-18 years old still in pre-school thru grade 12) who are participating in remote education or an elder (65 and older) who needs a device for telemedicine and communication.  This Emergency Technology Grant is created specifically to keep our tribal youth and elders safe and to assist in the mitigation of the COVID virus by providing a means to stay at home and obtain an education and/or receive medical attention.  

This grant will provide funds ($500.00) to purchase hardware or software (examples on the application) - one per household - as described above. In order to receive an emergency technology assistance grant, an applicant must demonstrate eligibility for the grant by providing required information in the application. 

The grant application form will be mailed by today’s date September 14, 2020 to each Miami Tribe of Oklahoma member household with minor children and/or elders 65 and older.  

Grant Application


Applications must be postmarked or emailed on or before December 1, 2020. Applications that are incomplete or received with a post mark after December 1, 2020 will not be processed. 

Receipts must be kept for five-years.

Please submit questions to the Adult Services Office at 918-541-1389 or email questions to

Please make sure you have updated your mailing information with the Member Services Office. The main Tribal HQ phone number is 918-541-1300.

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.

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Miami Tribe of Oklahoma leadership proudly announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors for Miami Nation Enterprises.  Board Members were formally appointed through Resolution 16-40, passed on Friday, September 30, 2016.  Congratulations to new MNE Board of Directors Appointees Rachel Hall Eikenberry, Joseph W. Leonard, Brett Hayes, Aaron Alsbaugh, and Lance Theobald.  New MNE Board Appointees were selected from resumes and qualifications submitted to the Business Committee for consideration.  The names of appointees were formally announced at the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Monthly Meeting held on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 4:00 P.M.  The Monthly Meeting was formally moved from October 11, 2016 to October 4th as several members of the Business Committee will be at the National Congress of American Indians Annual Meeting the week of October 10th.  Congratulations again to the new MNE Board of Directors Members.