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Absentee Shawnee Tribe showcases Native history at casino

Absentee Shawnee Tribe showcases Native history at casino (August 14, 2019)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is paying tribute to prominent Native Americans at one of its casinos in Oklahoma.

'Secret' park in Maryland was once eyed for Shawnee casino

'Secret' park in Maryland was once eyed for Shawnee casino (September 14, 2015)

A developer was talking to the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma but a deal never materialized.

Absentee Shawnee Tribe to open  new gaming facility next week

Absentee Shawnee Tribe to open new gaming facility next week (August 5, 2011)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is opening a new casino next Thursday, August 11. The Thunderbird Casino: Shawnee will feature 250 slot machines, a dining area and lounge area. The facility is a smaller version of the Thunderbird Casino:...

Absentee Shawnee casino to celebrate 21 years

Absentee Shawnee casino to celebrate 21 years (June 26, 2008)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is celebrating the 21st anniversary of its casino. The tribe will hold a powwow on Friday and Saturday at the Thunderbird Casino near Norman. Dancers and drummers can compete for $30,000 in prize money....

Editorial: Sovereignty and Oklahoma tribes

Editorial: Sovereignty and Oklahoma tribes (February 11, 2008)

"The state Supreme Court says tribal sovereignty can't be used as a shield by a tribe that's being sued because a casino patron allegedly drove drunk. The Absentee Shawnee Tribe and Thunderbird Entertainment Center are being sued by a...

Court allows lawsuit over casino-related crash

Court allows lawsuit over casino-related crash (February 6, 2008)

The Absentee Shawee Tribe waived its sovereign immunity by selling liquor at its casino, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The tribe obtained a liquor license from the state. That makes the Thunderbird Entertainment Center liable in a...