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Joy Harjo Becomes First Native American and Oklahoman Poet Laureate of the United States

Press Release Librarian of Congress Names Joy Harjo the Nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Harjo is the First Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate and is a Member of the Muscogee Creek Nation.   Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced the appointment of Joy Harjo as the nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry … Continue reading

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National Museum of the American Indian Presents “The REDress Project” To Raise Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Museum Will Host a Symposium March 21 February 22, 2019 News Release The National Museum of the American Indian will present, for the first time in the U.S., “The REDress Project” by Métis artist Jaime Black. The outdoor art installation of empty red dresses centers on the issue of missing or murdered Indigenous women. Black … Continue reading

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American Heart Association to Host ‘Honoring the Beat of Life’ Intertribal Powwow

OKLAHOMA CITY, November 20, 2018 — The American Heart Association (AHA), the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, will host the ‘Honoring the Beat of Life’ intertribal powwow on Saturday, November 24 at the State Fairgrounds Centennial Building in Oklahoma City. The free, open-to-the-public event aims to encourage Native … Continue reading

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Go Red for Native Women Heart Health Summit Scheduled for November 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma division of the American Heart Association will hold its annual Go Red For Native Women event on Fri., Nov. 17, 2017 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel and Conference Center (2501 Conference Dr., Norman, OK 73069). The one-day event is free to … Continue reading

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Op/Ed: WHY YOU DESERVE BETTER TRIBAL GOVERNMENT – Part 1: Sovereignty and Culture

One of the central foundations of international law is that sovereignty is a power that belongs to people of a distinct culture. In the twenty-first century, that has grown to mean self-government. Continue reading

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Mvskoke Nation Youth Council Marches 110 Miles to Raise Awareness for Teen Dating Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2016 The Mvskoke March 2016 Okmulgee, Okla. –  The Mvskoke March 2016 is a youth led initiative focused on bringing awareness to Teen Dating Violence. The Mvskoke March was held July 18-21, 2016. The event kicked off at 12:00 pm at the historic Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council House on July … Continue reading

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The Dawes Commission Screenings – April 18th & 19th at The Crystal Theater

The Crystal Theater is pleased to host 2 screenings of The Dawes Commission a 39 minute live action short film followed by a panel discussion with the cast and crew. SHOW SCHEDULE Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Show Time 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Show Time 3:00 & 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: … Continue reading

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The Dawes Commission Showing at The Orpheum Theatre

By Staff Writer The Orpheum Theatre is pleased to host 3 screenings of The Dawes Commission a 39 minute film submitted for Oscar Award consideration followed by a panel discussion with the cast and crew. SHOW SCHEDULE Saturday, November 1, 2014 Show Time 5:00 p.m. Show Time 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 2, 2014 Show Time … Continue reading

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PHOTO BLOG: Scenes from the 2014 Creek Nation Festival Pt. 2

By Web Staff These are images from the 2014 Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival. These pictures were taken on June 28, 2014, the last Saturday of the festival around 3-5pm.

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PHOTO BLOG: Scenes from the 2014 Creek Nation Festival Pt. 1

By Web Staff These are images from the 2014 Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festival. These pictures were taken on June 28, 2014, the last Saturday of the festival around 3-5pm.

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