Kickapoo Tribes

Kickapoo Tribes

About Kickapoo Tribes

The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three federally recognized Kickapoo tribes in the United States. There are also Kickapoo tribes in Kansas, Texas, and Mexico. The Kickapoo are a Woodland tribe, who speak an Algonquian language. The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma is headquartered in McLoud, Oklahoma, and their tribal jurisdictional area is in Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, and Lincoln Counties. Of the 2,630 enrolled tribal members, 1,856 live within the state of Oklahoma. Membership to the tribe requires a minimum blood quantum of 1/4 Kickapoo descent. The tribe's Chairman is Gilbert Salazar, who replaces Marilyn Winsea. The tribe operates its own housing authority and issues tribal vehicle tags. The Kickapoo Tribe of Okahoma owns a gas station, a smoke shop, and a casino. Their estimated...'

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