Delaware Nation

Delaware Nation

About Delaware Nation

The Delaware Nation, sometimes called the Absentee or Western Delaware, is one of three federally recognized tribes of Delaware Indians in the United States, along with the Delaware Indians based in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and the Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Wisconsin. Communities also reside in Canada. The Delaware Nation has 1440 enrolled members, of which 859 live in Oklahoma. Members must have a minimum blood quantum of 1/8 to join the tribe. The Delaware Nation's tribal complex is located two miles north of Anadarko, Oklahoma on Highway 281. Their tribal jurisdictional area is located within Caddo County, Oklahoma. They operate their own housing authority and issue tribal vehicle tags. The tribe's current administration is as follows. The nation's annual economic impact was...'