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OKG Newsletter

Topic: american indian

Indian nation

Oklahoma dominates the nation in awarding bachelor’s degrees to American Indians


Nathan Wilson
In the heart of Indian Country, Oklahoma universities lead the nation in the number of American Indian students obtaining undergraduate degrees, according to a recent report published by Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Tribal tongue

Oklahoma tribes are preserving Native American languages through technology.


James S. Tyree
Osage is making a comeback.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Deep water

Regional disputes over water rights lead to state and federal lawsuits.


Clifton Adcock
The battle pitting the state and Oklahoma City against two American Indian tribes and a number of southeastern Oklahoma residents might soon take an unprecedented turn in state legal history.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Artful prairies

Norman artist makes pop art wearable.


Jenn Scott
You may have seen some of Tom Farris’ work last month at the Norman Art Walk.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Camel Spiders

Welcome to the arac war.


Rod Lott
Camel Spiders is no Arachnophobia, but it does try to be anything but the cheap creature feature that it is. Like the recent Sharktopus and Dinoshark, it’s another science-gone-wrong pic from producer Roger Corman, and even my 6-year-old son was able to recognize one of the man’s filmmaking tenets from scene one: "Already action already!"
Monday, March 19, 2012

Why so serious?

American Indian artists poke fun at issues and themselves in the annual 'Humor Without Reservations' exhibition.

Visual Arts

Rod Lott
Humor Without Reservations
through May 1
Tribes 131
131 24th Ave. N.W., Norman
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Water war

Stakes are big in the battle over water rights.


Clifton Adcock
The rain came down so hard, it resembled waves crashing outside the floor-to-ceiling windows on the third floor of the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business building.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Tribe Jibe


Gazette staff
Racial stereotypes muck things up when we least expect it, like in the recent kerfuffle about whether blondhaired, blue-eyed Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts, is Native American.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Fallin appoints Native liaison

DOD agent Jacque Secondine Hensley named to position in governor’s office.


Clifton Adcock
Almost two years after the elimination of the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, Gov. Mary Fallin announced July 10 that she was appointing a Native American liaison to her office.
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Hard rain’s a-gonna fall


Gazette staff
Does it just set your teeth on edge that your license plate bears the image of a sculpture of a Native American performing an ancient religious ceremony? If so, worry not, weary motorist and teeth-gnasher. Oklahoma City pastor Keith Cressman has got your back.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013