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    Cultural Engagement Center Sharing Standing Bear Story

    NOC students learned the history of Ponca Chief Standing Bear Wednesday from guest lecturer T.L. Walker at the Cultural Engagement Center at NOC Tonkawa as part of Native American Heritage Month.Walker told the audience she was privileged to tell the story of Standing Bear, a story that she said was not told for over 100 years.According to Walker, Standing Bear was a member of the Ponca Tribe that originally settled an area in northern Nebraska but was removed to Oklahoma in 1878 after the gover...  Read More...

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    Northern Opens Cultural Engagement Center

    Northern Oklahoma College opened the newly completed Cultural Engagement Center Tuesday morning at the Vineyard Library Administration Building.Approximately 40 attended the open house, attendees toured the facility after the opening.The Cultural Engagement Center was funded by a $1.75 million United States Department of Education grant as a Native American Serving Non-tribal Institution.The five-year grant for the Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions Program (NASNTI) was approved in S...  Read More...