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The American Indian Resource Center provides cultural, educational and informational resources, activities and services honoring American Indian heritage.

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American Indian Circle of Honor and Festival of Words

                      

 
Programming held at various library locations throughout Tulsa County
 
Celebrate the history, culture, arts and achievements of American Indians through a series of enlightening family programs at your local libraries
 
2018 American Indian Circle of Honor
Honoring Dr. Henrietta Mann
Saturday, March 3
10:30 a.m.
The American Indian Resource Center will induct retired educator, Dr. Henrietta Mann, into the Circle of Honor. Induction into the Circle of Honor is a celebration of the honoree’s actions in the face of adversity, commitment to the preservation of American Indian culture and legacy for future generations. Special performance by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano opera singer, Barbara McAlister.
 
Weaving Memories: A Day with a Kituwah-Cherokee Weaver
Saturday, March 10
11:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.
Join Choogie Kingfisher to learn the art of making a double-walled Cherokee basket. Materials provided. Class limited to 20. Difficulty level: Intermediate or Skilled. For Ages: Middle School and up.
 
Make and Take: Cherokee Pottery
Thursday, March 15
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Join potter Crystal Hanna for native stories and hand-on pottery workshop. Materials provided.
 
The Poison Puzzler Escape Room!
Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17
45 minute sessions ALL DAY!
The puzzle-loving villain who calls himself The Puzzler plans to poison the city’s water supply! Your team is in charge of searching The Puzzler’s lair for an antidote!
Your team can be up to five people. Call Zarrow Library at 918-549-7323 or visit to sign up.
 
4th Annual Preserving Our Tribal Languages Forum
Saturday, March 24
10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission and the American Indian Resource Center will showcase the rich culture of native languages while focusing on native youth and children. All tribes invited to participate.
 
Make and Take: Beadwork for Youth
Wednesday, March 28
4:00p.m.
Join Stella Foster as she demonstrates how to make key chains, chokers, and necklaces. Materials provided.
 
Storytelling with Will Hill
Saturday, March 31
12:00p.m,.
Listen to native stories come to life with native storyteller Will Hill. 
 
Sponsors:
The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation
Dr. Frank and Mary Shaw
Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission
Tulsa Community Indian Foundation
Tulsa Library Trust
Tulsa City-County Library’s American Indian Resource Center
 

 

 

 

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Contact:
Zarrow Regional Library
2224 W. 51st St.
Tulsa, OK
74033
918-549-7323
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