Relief Payment Information
The UKB Tribal Council has declared an additional COVID-19 relief payment will be distributed to all enrolled, exclusive Keetoowahs who received a check during the initial disbursement from the tribe's $24 million in CARES Act funding. Keetoowahs 18 and over will receive $1,500, while exclusive Keetoowah children 17 and younger will receive $500 each.
IF YOU RECEIVED A CHECK IN THE FIRST DISBURSEMENT:
Exclusive Keetoowahs who turned in all the necessary paperwork, including any applicable relinquishment letters, by SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.
The initial disbursement has taken place. The ADDITIONAL disbursement for this group can be obtained according to the following disbursement schedule below.
PICK UP AT UKB WELLNESS CENTER in Tahlequah.
Monday, November 16th
9 to 11 a.m. - Keetoowahs with last names A - D
12 - 2 p.m. Keetoowahs with last names E - H
2 - 4 p.m. Keetoowahs with last names I - M
THIS SCHEDULE REPEATS ON WEDNESDAY, November 18th.
Tuesday, November 17th
9 to 11 a.m. - Keetoowahs with last names N - Q
12 - 2 p.m. Keetoowahs with last names R - U
2 - 4 p.m. Keetoowahs with last names V - Z
THIS SCHEDULE REPEATS ON THURSDAY, November 19th.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH will be a catchall day for anyone who missed out the previous disbursement dates. Checks not picked up during the disbursement will be mailed at the end of the week.
IF YOU MISSED THE INITIAL CHECK DISBURSEMENT, YOU CAN STILL RECEIVE A CHECK DURING THE NEXT DISBURSEMENT:
Keetoowahs attempting to become exclusive again that were still awaiting a final relinquishment letter have until OCTOBER 30TH to turn in their final relinquishment letter or their stamped letter from the CNO District Court judge. This group MUST complete the relief payment packet and return it with your final relinquishment letter or stamped letter.
This group will receive ONE CHECK on NOVEMBER 16TH. Disbursement dates for this check are listed above.
The download includes all forms that need to be completed. ALL tribal members must fill out pages 2-4. If you have NOT updated your mailing address and information with Enrollment, you MUST also complete Page 1, the "Update of Keetoowah Enrollment Records" form. If your information IS current, DISREGARD PAGE 1.
We recommend downloading these forms on a desktop for printing, as mobile devices may not be equipped to handle the packet. If you are unable to print from the provided download, you will need to pick up the packet in person at our Federal Programs Building on our business days or request this packet be mailed to you by contacting Enrollment at 918-871-2797. You can also request the packet be mailed to you by sending an email request to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting your district representative with information here. Wado!