PAWNEE – Pawnee Nation College, PNC, is hosting the 2017 Tribal College Series on Climate Change March 30 - 31.
This year the series theme is “Sovereign Leadership and the Responsibility of Resource Protection” and the focus is on the role of elected leaders and what they must do to protect community resources such as of water, land, food and environmental waste management.
Presented through March 31 by Red Earth
OKLAHOMA CITY – A new photography exhibit featuring award-winning Otoe-Missouria/Kiowa photographer Lester Harragarra is on view through March 31 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra features photographs of the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society as seen through the camera of the award-winning Red Earth photographer.
For generations war veterans have held the highest place of respect among the Kiowa people of Oklahoma. Every October the Kiowa Tribe conducts ceremonies to honor their veterans in the small southwest Oklahoma town of Anadarko – the home of their tribal headquarters. The special ceremonies are the tribe’s way to honor and pay respect to their warriors.
Anadarko resident Thomasina Rose Goodeagle was crowned the 2017 Denver March Powwow Princess on Sunday, March 26 at the annual Denver March Powwow. She represents the Osage Nation, Pawnee Nation, Quapaw Tribe, Sac & Fox Tribe of Kansas and the Oceanman First Nations of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Goodeagle is the 15 year old daughter to Thomas Goodeagle and the late Yvette Goodeagle. Her paternal grandparents are Dolores Goodeagle of Pawhuska and Donald Goodeagle of Walters. Her great grandmother is the late Mary Osage Green (full blood Osage). Her maternal grandmother is Della Ewack of Oceanman First Nations Saskatchewan, Canada. Her great grandparents are the late Rose and Joe Ewack.
Goodeagle is an 8th grade student at Riverside Indian School and is active in sports.
Every year the Denver March Powwow selects a young lady to be their ambassador, one who will make special appearances and travel all over Indian country to represent the Denver March Powwow.
MESA, Ariz. – RWI Benefits, LLC will be honored as the 2017 American Indian Business of the Year as a part of this year’s National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES) hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
The National Center will recognizebusinesses large and small, and award categories include tribal leadership, gaming, women-owned business, volunteers, and public advocacy. RWI Benefits is a wholly-owned Native American insurance management firm specializing in all lines of insurance including employee benefits, property and casualty, and worker’s compensation.