Press Releases

Press Releases

Survey for Needs provided by the American Rescue Plan

Sac and Fox Nation American Rescue Plan Survey

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.

Sac and Fox Nation Thanks Oklahoma Legislative Leadership and Oklahoma Attorney General for Comments on Gaming Compacts

(Stroud, Oklahoma)- The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee conveys their appreciation to Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall, Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter for their recent comments on the gaming compacts.

Sac and Fox Nation Responds to Gaming Compact Announcement

(Stroud, Oklahoma)- The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee listened carefully to today’s announcement from Governor Kevin Stitt and leaders of the Comanche Nation and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe regarding the gaming compact.

Sac and Fox Nation Temporarily Suspends Casino Operations

Sac and Fox Nation Temporarily Suspends Casino Operations
(Stroud, Oklahoma)- Sac and Fox Nation officials temporarily suspended all casino operations effective at
12:01 a.m. on March 19, 2020 through Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Sac and Fox Nation Announces Purchase of Shawnee Trophy

(Shawnee, Oklahoma)- The Sac and Fox Nation Business Committee recently announced the purchase of Shawnee Trophy. The Sac and Fox Nation’s newly formed company, Shawnee Trophy, a Sac and Fox Nation Limited Liability Company, purchased the business from longtime owners Randy and Ruthi Loftis.