The Seminole Nation Museum is hosting this traveling exhibition of Native American art that features 44 pieces, including reknowned local artist, Norma Howard (Choctaw).
Seminole Nation Museum, 524 S. Wewoka Ave., Wewoka, is open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For information call 405-257-5580 or visit www.SeminoleNationMuseum.org
PARK HILL – The 46th annual Trail of Tears Art Show is set to run from April 8 through May 6 at the Cherokee Heritage Center with categories including painting, sculpture, pottery, basketry, graphics, jewelry and miniatures.
Artists will compete for more than $15,000.
Presented through March 31 by Red Earth
OKLAHOMA CITY – A new photography exhibit featuring award-winning Otoe-Missouria/Kiowa photographer Lester Harragarra is on view through March 31 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra features photographs of the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society as seen through the camera of the award-winning Red Earth photographer.
For generations war veterans have held the highest place of respect among the Kiowa people of Oklahoma. Every October the Kiowa Tribe conducts ceremonies to honor their veterans in the small southwest Oklahoma town of Anadarko – the home of their tribal headquarters. The special ceremonies are the tribe’s way to honor and pay respect to their warriors.
PAWNEE, Okla. – Facing a Republican majority at the state and federal levels of government, tribal officials from three states came together Monday morning to figure out what a Donald Trump presidency means for Indian Country.
“It is on us to provide an education to the new president and new members of Congress,” Ernie Stevens Jr. said. “If we don’t hear what we want to hear, then we will try again. If we don’t get what we need, we will try again.”
The chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, Stevens addressed the members of the United Indian Nations of Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas at the Pawnee Nation’s Wellness Center as part of the inter-tribal organization’s quarterly meeting.