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  • Dunn explores concepts of Native self-images through theater

    Dunn explores concepts of Native self-images through theater

    Sterling Cosper/Manager Native inclusion in performance art discussed during Indigenous Peoples’ Day event EDMOND, Oklahoma — A fair amount of discussion has been held about the way Native Americans have been represented in movies throughout the years. However, Carolyn Dunn has been working on a book about how tribal people have been included in another

  • Muscogee (Creek) citizen’s dream of teaching becomes reality

    Muscogee (Creek) citizen’s dream of teaching becomes reality

    Daycare facility opens through help Mvskoke Loan Fund Darren DeLaune/Reporter HENRYETTA, Oklahoma — Muscogee (Creek) citizen Sammijo Gryder has always wanted to be a teacher. “I actually wanted to be a high school history teacher,” she said. “I worked in a Head Start and I fell in love with the youth and how quick they

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  • Okmulgee celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    Okmulgee celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day0

    • October 10, 2018

    Vendors, singing and sage Darren DeLaune/Reporter OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — On Oct. 8 the City of Okmulgee followed other communities in recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day, although there was no formal replacement. Okmulgee Mayor Stephen Baldridge addressed why the capital of Muscogee (Creek) Nation took this long to recognize the holiday. “Should have

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  • Arts combined to bring special night of entertainment

    Arts combined to bring special night of entertainment0

    • October 2, 2018

    Ballet, painting featured in inaugural Tulsa event Darren DeLaune/Reporter TULSA, Oklahoma — Numerous performances in Tulsa featured a combination of two arts by two collaborating organizations throughout the month of September. The finale for Philbrook Museum of Art and Tulsa Ballet partnership was the, ‘Ballet in the Gardens,’ held Sept. 29 at Philbrook. “These performances

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  • Citizen teaches Native culture, gives back to community

    Citizen teaches Native culture, gives back to community0

    • October 2, 2018

    ‘I have seen over the years that I have more students that are less aware of their Native descent or they don’t even know which tribe they belong to.’

    – Tonya Smith

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Sports

  • Fighting for hope

    Fighting for hope

    • September 19, 2018

    I don’t see a rundown church… I don’t see it. I see potential” – Coach John Wolfe

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  • OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    OKC Dodgers to host fundraiser for American Indian Health Fund

    • August 8, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer Tickets include free cap, fireworks show     OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Dodgers are teaming up with the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board and Community Health Charities to present American Indian Health Fund Night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The American Indian Health Fund is a joint venture started by the

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  • Tumbling to the top

    Tumbling to the top

    • July 26, 2018

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer 13-year-old citizen is three-time national champion     HENRYETTA, Oklahoma — The average parent probably asks themselves several questions when deciding whether to purchase their child a trampoline or not. Is it safe? How much does it cost? Where is a good place in the yard for it? It is fair to

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