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In September, artist Eric Tippeconnic began work on a new mural at Bricktown’s Exhibit C art gallery. Tippeconnic will return to the state in November to complete his work. (Koch Communications / provided)

A California-based Comanche artist combats cultural misconceptions with a new Bricktown mural

A California-based Comanche artist combats cultural misconceptions with a new Bricktown mural

Artist Eric Tippeconnic returns to Oklahoma in November to complete the mural on Exhibit C’s east wall.

Participating writers for the first Returning the Gift conference gather for a group photo in 1992. (Returning the Gift / provided)

Returning the Gift literary conference journeys back to Norman to celebrate 25 years

The Native American writer’s conference welcomes guests like poets Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz.

“Invoking the Bundle,” 2016 (Robert Taylor / provided)

Oklahoma artist Robert Taylor puts his art career on display in a special exhibit at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

Taylor’s works often draw parallels between Native and Christian imagery.


The Chickasaw Nation produces a film about Oklahoma rancher Montford Johnson

The production recently wrapped principal photography in Oklahoma and Florida locations.


Oklahoma actor Richard Ray Whitman reconnected with his past at Wounded Knee while shooting Neither Wolf Nor Dog

Whitman starred alongside Dave Bald Eagle, who died in July 2016.

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McLoud devours legacy as Blackberry Capital of the World during annual festival

McLoud Blackberry Festival honors the town’s history with a good, old-fashioned community affair, including a parade, pageant and, of course, general admiration of the dark, tart and juicy edible aggregate fruit.


Native American Body of Art is one of the first nude Native American art shows by Native artists

“People think, ‘Oh, well, it’s been done,’ but no, it hasn’t,” artist Brent Learned said. “There hasn’t been a whole exhibition about this type of artform.”

Rock Creek Bridge
Chickasaw Cultural Center/Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Sulphur, OK
18 April 2017
Photographer: Jacquelyn Sparks

Summer Guide: Chickasaw Cultural Center and National Recreation Area let guests connect with culture and nature

Chickasaw Cultural Center offers several family-friendly festivals during the summer.

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