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The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
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The Seminole Nation Tribal Jurisdiction Area is located in south-central Oklahoma, approximately 45 miles east of Oklahoma City. The Seminole Nation Tribal Complex is located in the town of Wewoka, Oklahoma. Wewoka lies at the junction of U.S. 270 and Oklahoma Highway 56 approximately 30 miles southeast of the town of Shawnee. Wewoka is also the site of several Seminole Nation programs and services. The Mekusukey Mission (which includes tribal offices, recreational areas, industrial and commercial areas, and a cultural area) is located 2 miles south and 2 miles west of the city of Seminole. The Seminole were removed to Indian Territory following the Treaty of Payne's Landing in 1832. They were eventually granted a reservation, but after subsequent land cessations, these lands were allotted following the Seminole Agreement of 1909. Today, the tribe owns 372 acres of federal trust land and approximately 53 acres of fee simple land. An additional 35,443 allotted acres supplement the tribal land base.
With a future of limitless potential and a determined 21st Century narrative, the people of the Seminole Nation hold a steadfast tenacity in building up families, cultural preservation, safe communities, municipal relationships, educational opportunities, while ensuring strong economic growth and standard of living.

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To the Members of the Great Seminole Nation of Oklahoma:

Members of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma it is with much gratitude in my heart to be elected the Chief of the Seminole Nation for we all share the culture,heritage and history of a strong people who have reflected over the centuries much resilience and resolve.
I personally appreciate your overwhelming support not only in this years election but the support consistently shown for many years.

I am grateful to be a combination of the past era and the developing modern times with the knowledge, experience and to some extent the imparted wisdom of the elders. Together we will experience restoration, reconciliation, resolve and bring back respect to the Great Seminole Nation of Oklahoma in serving our tribal members to the best of our abilities with the blessings of the Creator, because he truly is worthy of all honor and praise. I invite everyone out to the swearing in ceremony of both the Chief, Assistant Chief as well as all elected General Council Representatives on Saturday September 4th at the Mekusukey Mission at 10:00 AM.

"It is of an expedient concern that I advise the current leadership to use their constitutional authority to call a Special Called General Council meeting as soon as possible to address several issues one of great importance is the American Rescue Act Funds for this is a matter of serious concern to our members and many current General Council Representatives a meeting is necessary for the Council to consider and hopefully affirm a distribution of a Covid Financial Impact Assistance package for all members "The Need Is Now" also a budget for Seminole Nation Days needs to be addressed and approved by the General Council so that planning and preparation can continue for a Safe Special Celebration."

"The people have Spoken"

Assistant Chief and Chief Elect
LewIs J. Johnson