The University of Oklahoma is offering a free online course this semester which explores all aspects of life for Native Peoples of Oklahoma. The course is an introduction into the history and cultural traditions, as well as contemporary contributions in film, art, and literature of the Native people of Oklahoma. Additionally, issues relating to law
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Today marks the 186 year anniversary of the first publication of an American Indian newspaper. On February 21, 1828 the first issue of the Cherokee Phoenix was published. The paper was bilingual, printed in both the Cherokee syllabary and English. The Cherokee syllabary was developed by Sequoyah and introduced to the Cherokee people in 1821.
Did you know that there was a Cherokee playing in the 2008, 2011, and 2014 Super Bowl games? Yep. Wes Welker, wide receiver for the Denver Broncos is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. Born in Oklahoma City in 1981, Welker played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders in college, and started his NFL career
William Penn Adair Rogers was born to Clement “Clem” Vann Rogers and Mary America Schrimsher on November 4, 1879 in Cooweescoowee District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (near Oolagah). Will was the youngest of eight children and grew up in a happy home on his family’s ranch until 1890 when his mother died. Growing up on
Wes Studi is an actor of immense talent and range. He is great at playing good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. While he might not be a household name, he is well known to most film goers. He is often referred to as “the bad Indian in…” either Dances With Wolves or Last