Press Releases

Press Releases

Survey for Needs provided by the American Rescue Plan

Sac and Fox Nation American Rescue Plan Survey

Business Committee Forming Task Force to Focus on Sovereignty Protection

The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee announced today they are forming a task force focused on sovereignty protection.

Schools Receive Donations for Personal Protective Equipment from Sac and Fox Nation

The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee announced a total of $19,594.00 will be donated to five local schools to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for students, faculty, and staff. The funding is from the Sac and Fox Nation local government operations donations budget.

Native American Agricultural Fund (NAAF)

The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee is pleased to announce the Sac and Fox Nation was awarded a grant from the Native American Agricultural Fund (NAAF) to provide assistance to Native farmers and ranchers in the Sac and Fox Nation’s jurisdiction who are facing hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sac and Fox Nation Receives Underrepresented Community Award from the National Park Service

Sac and Fox Nation receives a $49,645.00 grant to survey historic Sac and Fox sites for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places

August 14, 2020. Sac and Fox Nation Assists Meskwaki Nation in Storm Recovery Efforts

The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee approved a $10,000 donation to the Meskwaki Nation (Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa) to assist in recovery efforts after a powerful storm caused significant damage and left many without power this week.

Statement on Tribal Gaming Lawsuit

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled today that gaming compacts automatically renewed on January 1, 2020 for a 15 year term.

Sac and Fox Nation Announces Technology Assistance for Students

(Stroud, Oklahoma)- The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee is pleased to announce the COVID-19 Education Assistance Program. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will provide technology assistance to tribal students who are enrolled members of the Sac and Fox Nation. Students in pre-kindergarten through college can apply.

STATEMENT ON McGirt v. Oklahoma

Today, the United States Supreme Court held that for the purposes of the federal Major Crimes Act, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s historic reservation remains Indian country. The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee applauds this decision.

Sac and Fox Nation Receives Second Distribution from the Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Sac and Fox Nation Receives Second Distribution from the Coronavirus Relief Fund.
(Stroud, Oklahoma)- The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee announced today that the Sac and Fox Nation received a second distribution from the Coronavirus Relief Fund in the amount of $2,879,457.81.

Sac and Fox Nation Extends Current Closures

(Stroud, Oklahoma)- Sac and Fox Nation officials announced today they will extend the current closures of government offices and casinos due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sac and Fox Nation tribal offices will remain closed through May 31, 2020.