Bill, Demos Glass earn grand prize for “Warriors Doorway”
TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Heritage Center announced the winners of the 44th Annual Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale during an awards celebration on Friday at the Cherokee Heritage Center. The 2015 Grand Prize has been awarded to Bill and Demos Glass, Cherokee Nation, for “Warriors Doorway.”
The longest-running Native American art show in Oklahoma runs through May 23 and features a variety of authentic Native American art that competed for more than $15,000 in award money, presented by Bank of Oklahoma and Chickasaw Nation.
TULSA — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court will host the 13th annual Doing Business in Indian Country: Invasion and Resurrection of Native Society from the Tribal Court’s Perspective Continuing Legal Education Course April 30-May 1 at the River Spirit Event Center in Tulsa.
“The CLE hosted by the Muscogee Nation District Court covers in one setting the breadth of topics comprising tribal and Indian law from the tribal perspective,” MCN District Court Judge Gregory Bigler said. “Attendees will hear from some of the leading legal scholars and also those involved in the daily operations of tribal courts.”
No acting experience required.
OKC Auditions = Sat, Apr 25th. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/900463309975168/
Tulsa Auditions = Sat, May 2nd. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/855122117880171/.
Veterans are especially encouraged to participate.
TAHLEQUAH (AP) — Though activities began with a film screening on Tuesday, the official kickoff of the 43rd Symposium on the American Indian was Wednesday morning in the University Center on the Northeastern State campus.
About 100 people were in attendance to hear keynote speaker Wes Studi, whose lengthy film career includes memorable roles in “The Last of the Mohicans,” “Dances With Wolves,” “Heat,” “Geronimo: An American Legend,” and “Avatar.”