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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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2015 American Indian Festival of Words

Osage Language Class

Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

6:00 P.M.  on Wednesdays

January 14, 21, 28

February 4, 11, 18, 25

March 4, 11, 25

April 1, 8, 15, 22


Skiatook Library, 316 E. Rogers

6:00 on Thursdays

January 15, 22, 29

February 5, 12, 19, 26

March 5, 12, 26

April 2, 9, 16, 23


2015 American Indian Writers Award

March 7, 2015

10:30 A.M.

Connor's Cove Theater at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93 St.

American Indian Festival of Words

Immediately following the award presentation at the Hardesty Regional Library

AIRC E-Newsletter

The American Indian Resource Center offers a monthly e-newsletter to keep customers informed of upcoming AIRC programs and events.


2014 American Indian Circle of Honor


    Welcome to the American Indian Resource Center!

    Established in 1999, the mission of the American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) is to provide cultural, educational and informational resources, programming, activities,and services highlighting the American Indian heritage. The Center provides access to more than 4,000 books, magazines, newspapers, and media for adults and children by and about American Indians.




    2015 American Indian Festival of Words

                                       2015 American Indian Festival of Words

    Saturday, March 7, 2015

    10:30 a.m. – 2:30

    Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93RD ST. 

    Festival of Words Writers Award 

    Honoring Joseph Bruchac

    10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    Connor’s Cove

    Book Signing immediately afterwards


    Food Concessions

    "National Champion Indian Tacos" by Monie Horsechief of Horsechief Catering

    Genealogy Tours –

    Ongoing - 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Tour Tulsa City County Library’s Genealogy Center which houses one of the largest collections of genealogy material in Oklahoma.  The Center maintains a large collection of Native American records along with other family history research materials.  Genealogy Center staff will be available to answer your questions.   

    Native Culture Maker Spaces

    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    First Floor

    Come and enjoy a day of make and take!  Participants will get to take the projects home that they make.

    *  Cherokee Pottery by Crystal Hanna

    *  Beaded Key Chains by Michel Laudermilk

    *  Basket weaving by Sue Fish

    *  Seminole Patchwork by Tom Barnett and Lana Brown of Semehobya Patchworks

    *  Corn Husk Dolls by Stella Foster

    Canoe Exhibit

    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    1st floor

    Learn how Dennis Underwood and his family created an early 18th century style dugout canoe.

    Children’s Crafts

    11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Children’s Area, 1st floor

     Birds of Honor/Birds of Prey: the unique and vital roles they play!

    11:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

    Frossard Auditorium

    Come and enjoy the birds of the Iowa Tribe’s Grey Snow Eagle House (Bah Kho-Je Xla Chi).  Don’t miss this opportunity to see a bald eagle, red-tail hawk, and a falcon!  Pictures are welcome.

    The Fiddle Dance

    Children’s Area, 1st floor

    12:45 p.m.

    Experience this pre-removal social dance of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.  Come support the efforts to bring this dormant tradition back to life again! Audience participation is encouraged.

    Dancing Eagles

    1:30 p.m.

    Frossard Auditorium

    Mike and Lisa Pahsetopah will perform spectacular Native American dances and traditional storytelling. This entertaining and educational performance will include specialty, traditional and social dances. Audience participation is encouraged.


    The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation

    Cherokee Builders, Inc.

    Dr. Frank and Mary Shaw

    Tulsa Library Trust

    TCCL’s Staff Association

    TCCL’s American Indian Resource Center

    American Indian Resource Center

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    Teresa Runnels, Coordinator
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    American Indian Resource Center
    Zarrow Regional Library
    2224 W. 51st St.
    Tulsa, OK 74107
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    Super Indian!

    Super Indian comes to the Library! 

    To order go to the Library Gift Shop

    The library gives a HUGE thank you to Arigon Starr for creating this version of her Super NDN for the American Indian Resource Center!  

      Projects and Programs

      Projects & Programs Sponsored by

      Tulsa Library Trust


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