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State census response rate a little better than 10 years ago

State census response rate a little better than 10 years ago
Rural counties lag as count finishes its second week
April 8, 2020

Forty-one percent of households in Oklahoma have completed the nation’s first primarily digital census with one-third of surveys completed online since the count began last week. As good as it may...

Week in Washington: Gaming compacts take center stage

President of the National Congress of American Indians, Fawn Sharp, delivered the State of Indian Nations address on Monday and focused on tribal sovereignty, economic opportunity, government to government relations and the environment.
February 14, 2020

Photo by Hogan Gore WASHINGTON -- Here’s a look at our stories in and around Washington this week: Tribe Officials Discuss Gaming Compacts at State of Indian Nations Gaming compacts in Oklahoma...

Oklahoma artist designs first national memorial honoring Native veterans

Oklahoma artist designs first national memorial honoring Native veterans
September 23, 2019

WASHINGTON––Members of tribal nations across the country gathered at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian on Saturday for the groundbreaking of the National Native American Veterans...

It may be a year before Cherokee delegate is seated in Congress

Kimberly Teehee set to become first Cherokee delegate to Congress.
September 20, 2019

WASHINGTON—Kimberly Teehee returned to the Capitol this week to work with congressional aides in crafting a plan that will permit her to take a seat as the Cherokee Nation delegate to the U.S. House...

Ponca Chief’s statue joins greats in Statuary Hall

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at dedication of Chief Standing Bear statue in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.
September 18, 2019

WASHINGTON -- A new statue of a legendary chief of Ponca City’s Ponca Tribe joined the silent sentinels in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. The statue, submitted by the State of Nebraska from which...

House hearing addresses crisis of missing, murdered Indigenous women

March 14, 2019

WASHINGTON — The issue of violence against Indigenous women is not a new one in the United States, or in Oklahoma, but it has recently started gaining notice at the federal level. At a hearing...

Creek Business Woman Finds Advantages in Being a Minority

April 1, 2017

Many minority business owners have legitimate complaints when it comes to breaking into the business environment, but a Native American business owner recognizes it as a positive. Salina Dornan owns...

Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice

Norman Museum Exhibit Emphasizes Unique Environmental Sustainability Practice
March 4, 2017

A museum in Norman, Oklahoma, recently opened an exhibit which combines indigenous knowledge and modern science to deliver environmental sustainability. The Sam Noble Museum unveiled “Roots of Wisdom:...

Native American Culture Spreads to Future Generation

Tracey Satepauhoodle-Mikkanen, Executive Director of the Jacobson House, teaches students.
March 1, 2017

A festival was held at the Jacobson House Native Art Center aiming to make younger students more aware of Native American cultural and history. Students from Kennedy Elementary came in different shifts...

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