OKLAHOMA CITY – Red Earth is offering a 20% discount off the regular price of admission to the 29th Annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 5-7 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Day Tickets to the award-winning event may be purchased online at www.RedEarth.org for $9 through May 23. Children under age 18 are free of charge.
NORMAN – Metro Caddo Cultural Club announced today that it will host Caddo festival 2015, “Wild Caddo Delicacies”, Indigenous Foods of the Caddo. The event is made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council.
Oklahoma History Center will host the event on April 4, from 10am to 4pm. Indigenous foods gathered or grown by the Caddo people in their ancient homelands Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas & SE Oklahoma is the theme of the festival. From bears, alligators, turtles, beans & pumpkins, the symposium speakers will discuss indigenous foods and modern food practices. Dr. Moira RedCorn will present the effects of modern food choices, and ways to combat the rampant diabetic disease of Native Americans.
The Friends of the Murrell Home Gift Shop has launched a brand new online store at mkt.com/murrellhome. The museum gift shop, housed at the Murrell Home Historic Site in Park Hill, carries a wide variety of items relating to Cherokee history and nineteenth century life in Indian Territory. History and language books, maps, historic toys, handmade reproductions, souvenirs, and apparel are just a few of the items available.