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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.”

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