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.
TULSA – FIRETHIEF Productions, aTulsa-based, Native-owned production company, is presenting a series of short films by Canadian Indigenous female filmmakers at Circle Cinema July 28 beginning at 6pm.
Chef Bradley Dry, Cherokee, will cater the reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Screenings will begin at 7 p.m. with an introduction from event organizers Lydia Cheshewalla, Osage artist, and Sterlin Harjo, acclaimed Mvscogee-Creek/ Seminole filmmaker.
The screening will include five short films from Canadian Indigenous female filmmakers from the Embargo Collective II, as well as the mini-drama, "A Red Girl’s Reasoning."
Special exhibit on display at Cherokee National Prison Museum
TAHLEQUAH — Throughout history, Cherokees have always placed a high priority on their relationship with the Earth and emphasized the importance of being good stewards of the land.
A new exhibit at the Cherokee National Prison Museum showcases that relationship while featuring Cherokee agricultural practices from pre-removal to present day. “Of the Earth” runs July 15 through Nov. 1. Free admission will be offered on opening day.
QUAPAW – The Quapaw Tribe opened up the new Quapaw Cattle Company distribution center last week.
Called Quapaw Mercantile, it is located in their office space in downtown Quapaw.
Quapaw Mercantile provides a variety of Quapaw Cattle Co. beef and bison products including ribeye steaks, beef bacon and bratwursts. The store is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.