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Journalist expelled from Yemen discusses her travels on podcast

Bennett Brinkman, Reporter April 8, 2021

WASHINGTON — An Associated Press reporter talked on a Gaylord News podcast about her experience being expelled from Yemen because of her journalism. Gaylord News released the third episode on Thursday...

Journalists gathered for a Gaylord News-hosted panel to discuss state history and navigating the past year's public health crisis. Panel participants included (left to right) M. Scott Carter, Storme Jones and Mike Boettcher. (Miranda Vondale Foster/Gaylord News)

Panel on protests, pandemic for journalism podcast concludes

KaraLee Langford and Brooklyn Wayland April 1, 2021

NORMAN, Oklahoma — For the second installment of a special panel episode of the Gaylord News podcast “Survive & Thrive,” three Oklahoma journalists discussed what lessons can be learned from...

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Language Department staff: Left to right, back row: Carol Whiteskunk, Jazmine Johnson, Michael Elizondo, Brendan Haag and James Sleeper; Left to right, front row: Regina Youngbear, Rebecca Risenhoover, Shaynna Walker and Michelle Johnston.

Tribal nations ramp up, reflect on language preservation efforts after American Rescue Plan allocation

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 30, 2021

Justin Neely, director of language for the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, grew up among elders who told him that if the Potawatomi language is lost, so are the Potawatomi people. Now, the tribal elders...

A Choctaw language lesson. Photo by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma tribes making plans to use American Rescue Plan funds in Native language programs

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 30, 2021

Tribal leaders across Oklahoma say they are looking forward to seeing how American Rescue Plan funds for language preservation are distributed. “We could use the money, whether it be making more programming...

Source: Oklahoma Department of Transportation and U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Economic impact of tribes increases substantially as tribes anticipate future economic relief

Kaitlyn Deggs, Reporter March 29, 2021

The economic impact of the tribes in Oklahoma has increased substantially during the past few years, and funds from the American Rescue Plan are only going to continue this trend. The Oklahoma Native...

Arizona National Guard Spc. Paige Curtiss speaks with a COVID-19 patient at an alternate care facility on the Navajo Nation in Chinle in this June photo. The Navajo Nation was hit hard by the coronavirus, with some of the highest infection rates in the country at one point. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Matkin/National Guard).

Tribes welcome COVID-19 relief funds, say deep-rooted problems remain

Molly Hudson, Reporter March 25, 2021

WASHINGTON — Advocates said the billions in aid slated for Native Americans under the latest COVID-19 relief bill is welcome, but they told a House committee that a one-shot infusion will not solve all...

Journalists gathered for a Gaylord News-hosted panel to discuss state history and navigating the past year's public health crisis. Panel participants included (left, counterclockwise) M. Scott Carter, Brooklyn Wayland, KaraLee Langford, Mike Boettcher and Storme Jones. (Miranda Vondale Foster/Gaylord News)

Journalists recount summer of pandemic, protests for podcast panel

KaraLee Langford and Brooklyn Wayland March 24, 2021

NORMAN, Oklahoma — For an episode of the Gaylord News podcast “Survive & Thrive,” three Oklahoma journalists gathered for a panel to discuss hardships in public and private life brought about...

The bill reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act officially passed in the U.S. House the night of March 17. New provisions specifically addressed Native American, immigrant and transgender women. (Brooklyn Wayland/Gaylord News)

House makes significant moves for women during Women’s History Month

Bennett Brinkman and Libbey Dean March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — The House used Women’s History Month to serve as the backdrop for passing legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act and to remove the 1982 deadline for states to ratify...

Oklahoma Representative Monroe NIchols, D-Tulsa, spoke Gaylord News for the

Tulsa lawmaker addresses racism, public health crisis on Gaylord News podcast

Brooklyn Wayland and KaraLee Langford March 17, 2021

NORMAN, Oklahoma — During an episode of the Gaylord News podcast "Survive & Thrive," a Tulsa lawmaker denounced racist remarks recently made by a sports announcer about a high school basketball team...

Gaylord News launched the new podcast series

Gaylord News launches new podcast spotlighting Oklahomans living in Washington

Bennett Brinkman, Reporter March 16, 2021

WASHINGTON -- Gaylord News launched a new podcast series Tuesday called "Oklahomans of DC," spotlighting people from Oklahoma who now live or work in the U.S. capital. Hosted by Gaylord News reporter...

Tom Hanks gets his picture with the Kiowa cast and Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune from the film

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 15, 2021

“I can look you in the eye and just about tell sincerity in somebody,” said Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune, who built an enduring friendship with a then-10-year-old German actress on a New Mexico movie...

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle pose for a picture together on the set. Photo by Lynda DeLaune.

Oklahoma actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after learning he would play Kiowa chief

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 15, 2021

After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa. Tsoodle, 62, has a growing resume acting in these roles after his contribution to the...

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