Art show and sale run through Nov. 5 at Cherokee Heritage Center
TAHLEQUAH — Enjoy the work of several Cherokee National Treasures during a new art show and sale at Cherokee Heritage Center beginning Oct. 1. The artists are held in highest regard by the Cherokee Nation for their talented work as culture keepers.
The Cherokee National Treasures Art Show introduces the most recently named treasures and features the creative work of many others. Most artwork displayed is available for purchase.
“We are beyond grateful to have such gifted citizens who are dedicated to the preservation and perseverance of Cherokee culture,” said Callie Chunestudy, curator for the Cherokee Heritage Center. “Our National Treasures are shining examples of how we ensure our tribal heritage thrives for generations to come.”
PAWHUSKA – The Osage Nation Museum (ONM) is pleased to announce that they will be participating in a Native American Photography Exhibit with the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.
Historical photographs by noted 20th-century photographer Edward Curtis and new works by Navajo photographer Will Wilson will be shown together when the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art opens the exhibit, PHOTO/SYNTHESIS, in the spring of 2017. The exhibit is supported by a $40,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant recently awarded to the University of Oklahoma.
A Gathering of Our People – Begins Sept. 23, Culminates Oct. 1
Activities celebrating Chickasaw heritage, culture and traditions will be conducted in communities throughout the Chickasaw Nation during the 2016 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival.
This year marks the 56th Annual Meeting of the Chickasaw Nation and the 28th Chickasaw Festival. Activities begin Friday, Sept. 23, and culminate Saturday, Oct.1.
A wide variety of events are conducted during the weeklong celebration, which is highlighted by Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby’s “State of the Nation” address during Chickasaw Annual Meeting, 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Fletcher Auditorium on the campus of Murray State College, Tishomingo.
Bacone College’s Center for Tribal Languages has partnered with the Sac and Fox Nation and Oklahoma Humanities Council to bring the "Our Languages Festival: A Celebration of the Algonquin Culture and Language."
This special event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7 at the Sac and Fox Nation Community Building and PowWow grounds 5 1/2 miles south of Stroud on Highway 99.
Events include storytelling, crafts, informal Algonquin language roundtables, powwow, drum, song and dance exhibitions and the Tiny Tots Contest sponsored by Sac and Fox Princess Nova Franklin.