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standing is Cynthia Cunningham, Dillon Griffitts, Dillon Pierce. Sitting is Zack Morris and Summer Morgan

Native American New Play Festival endeavors to tell cultural stories and bring history to life

Native American New Play Festival endeavors to tell cultural stories and bring history to life

The festival is April 8 and 15 and highlights Native works and creates community for playwrights.

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Oklahoma Democratic Party hires Native American liaison

LaRenda Morgan is focused on building relations and strengthening Democratic engagement with tribes in the state.

Cheyenne Lee Pocowatchit, Citizen of Comanche Nation and Affiliated Cheyenne, Nationally Recognized Fancy Dancer (Will Wilson / provided)

Fred Jones Museum, Oklahoma tribes collaborate on PHOTO/SYNTHESIS

“I believe that what [Wilson] does in creating those images is he gives authorship, which is a very generous act for an artist to do for the people who are being represented by those images,” ahtone said.

Lisa Jean Allswede poses for a photo in the Paseo District in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Paseo artist Lisa Jean Allswede moves on to her next adventure, this one in Las Vegas

“Because I’m a curious person and an educator,” Allswede said, “the goal for Project Box was always to have a venue that offered the opportunity to expose my audience to different materials, mediums or ideas through the arts.”

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Ancestors of Muscogee (Creek) Freedmen seek reinstatement

Freedmen were slaves of Native Americans, and their tribal citizenship and benefits were revoked in 1979.

Photos from Standing Rock tribal protests at Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Taken week of Nov. 1 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Wade Dunstan / for Oklahoma Gazette — NO ARCHIVE, ONE-TIME USE ONLY FOR 11.16 OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

Dakota pipeline protests swell local and national sovereignty and human rights struggles

Seven months after they began, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests at North Dakota’s Standing Rock Indian Reservation have converged with Native American Heritage Month, bringing even greater focus on the thousands of people from various indigenous tribes and nations working to halt pipeline development on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands. The tribe’s goals are,

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Red Earth’s Treefest expands in its second year

Volunteers began hanging ornaments in October for the show.

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