Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians

Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians

About Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians is a single, federally recognized tribe, located in Oklahoma. The tribe is made up of Otoe and Missouria Indians. Traditionally they spoke the Chiwere language, part of the Souian language family. The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians is headquartered in Red Rock, Oklahoma, and their tribal jurisdictional area is in Noble County, Oklahoma. Of the 2,554 enrolled tribal members, 1,732 live within the state of Oklahoma. The tribe's Chairman is John R. Shotton, currently serving a three-year term. Shotton has the distinction of being the youngest person to ever serve on the tribal council, being first elected when he was 29 years old.

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