Applications are now being accepted from all Native American artists for the 2017 Artesian Arts Festival, set Saturday, May 27 in Sulphur, Okla.
Deadline for Native artists to submit application is Friday, Feb. 24. Artist will be notified of juror selection by Friday, March 24.
Open to artists from all federally recognized tribes, artists will compete in a juried competition in as many as 21 categories.
The Seminole Nation Museum is hosting this traveling exhibition of Native American art that features 44 pieces, including reknowned local artist, Norma Howard (Choctaw).
Seminole Nation Museum, 524 S. Wewoka Ave., Wewoka, is open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For information call 405-257-5580 or visit www.SeminoleNationMuseum.org
PARK HILL – The 46th annual Trail of Tears Art Show is set to run from April 8 through May 6 at the Cherokee Heritage Center with categories including painting, sculpture, pottery, basketry, graphics, jewelry and miniatures.
Artists will compete for more than $15,000.
PAWNEE, Okla. – Facing a Republican majority at the state and federal levels of government, tribal officials from three states came together Monday morning to figure out what a Donald Trump presidency means for Indian Country.
“It is on us to provide an education to the new president and new members of Congress,” Ernie Stevens Jr. said. “If we don’t hear what we want to hear, then we will try again. If we don’t get what we need, we will try again.”
The chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, Stevens addressed the members of the United Indian Nations of Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas at the Pawnee Nation’s Wellness Center as part of the inter-tribal organization’s quarterly meeting.