The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma
Exercising jurisdiction since March 15, 2016.
The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma is located in central Oklahoma, 3 miles east of Oklahoma City. The Nation has a total of 2,630 tribal members, 1,856 of whom live in Oklahoma. The Tribal area tracked by the U.S. Census has a population of approximately 20,000. The population of that area is 13 percent Indian and 87 percent non-Indian.
The Kickapoo court system was reestablished in 1991 and is composed of a District Court and a Supreme Court. The tribe maintains a Family Violence Program, which provides services for domestic violence, including court advocacy, emergency shelter assistance, utility assistance, transportation assistance, crisis intervention, transportation assistance, as well as referrals for additional services.
The Kickapoo Tribe has not received grant funding from the program authorized in VAWA 2013 to support the exercise of SDVCJ.
2011 Oklahoma Indian Nations Pocket Pictorial Directory, Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, http://www.digitalprairie.ok.gov/cdm/ref/collection/stgovpub/id/5215 (last visited Dec. 13, 2017).
2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates--DP05 Demographic and Housing Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau, https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_16_5YR_DP05 (follow “Add/Remove Geographies” hyperlink; then search “Kickapoo OTSA, OK”).
Kickapoo Tribal Court, Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, http://kickapootribeofoklahoma.com/ktocourt.html (last visited Dec. 13, 2017).
Family Violence Program, Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, http://www.kickapootribeofoklahoma.com/khcfvp.html (last visited Dec. 13, 2017).