OFIW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered with the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1969, OFIW works to promote the action of purpose in preserving the cultural heritage and identity of each Indian tribe, and to develop ways of depicting the Indian woman as taking her place in the world today. OFIW members and titleholders come from all across Oklahoma representing many different tribes of our state and our nation. OFIW holds several fundraising events throughout the year to raise money for our annual events and the reinstated Miss & Jr Miss Indian Oklahoma scholarship fund. We recognize the importance of these events and strive to make each year a success.
OFIW ELECTIVE OFFICERS
Otoe-Missouria, Osage, Pawnee
Chickasaw, Seminole and Mississippi Choctaw
Become A Member!
Membership Chair: Gwen Burris
There are 3 types of membership: Active voting membership, associate non-voting membership, and honorary non-voting membership.
Active voting membership: Must be 18 or older, member of a federally recognized Indian tribe or hold CDIB card or enrollment card and reside in the state of Oklahoma. In addition to membership fees, must contribute 20 volunteer hours each fiscal year, in service to the Federation OR $200 in good and/or monetary contribution.