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    Dawna Hare Discusses Native American Education History

    As part of Native American Heritage Month, Dawna Hare gave a lecture on Wednesday regarding Tribal Government Education at the Cultural Engagement Center. In explaining the history of Tribal Government Education, are explained the United States government’s affairs with Native Americans began as part of the War Department in 1824. As Native Americans were moved from their native lands to reservations, the United States Government created boarding schools where students were relocated from their ...  Read More...

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    Native American Heritage Month

    Starting Nov. 1 residents across the United States will celebrate the rich and diverse culture of the 3.2 million Native Americans residing in the country keeping in mind all of the historical sacrifices they’ve made in the country, during the month of the Native Americans. This month-long holiday is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to pay homage to the important and numerous contributions of Native American people.   Read More...

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    Native American Heritage Month Storytelling

    Two Northern Oklahoma College students recently read stories to Tonkawa Elementary students on Nov. 16 as part of Native American Heritage Month.NOC Freshmen Denver Wahwassuck and James Young each read to two classes of Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students.Wahwassuck read “Addie, Be Brave” while Young read “Frybread for Addie.” The books are authored by Mindy Standley and illustrated by C.R. Redcorn.   Read More...

  • Native American Heritage Month Activities

    NOC is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with a number of activities planned for the month of November. The month kicked off Thursday at the Cultural Engagement Center with a demonstration of a “Dice Game,” a traditional game played by the Osage Tribe. A story explaining the “Dice Game” is below.Activities this week include a Scavenger Hunt that begins Monday at 10 a.m.   Read More...