Kiowa Tribe http://kgou.org en VIDEO: Congress Honors Native American Code Talkers http://kgou.org/post/video-congress-honors-native-american-code-talkers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.cherokee.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Cherokee Nation</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://www.comanchenation.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Comanche Nation</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> were among more than 30 tribes who received a Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony Wednesday to honor Native American Code Talkers.</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:51:00 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 17571 at http://kgou.org VIDEO: Congress Honors Native American Code Talkers Oklahoma’s Kiowa Tribe Says Gravel Mining Will Ruin Sacred Mountain http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-s-kiowa-tribe-says-gravel-mining-will-ruin-sacred-mountain <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">For almost 150 years, the Kiowa Tribe has used Longhorn Mountain for ceremonies and to gather the cedar used to purify their homes. But tribal leaders say the sacred site is being threatened by gravel mining.</span></p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 20:31:38 +0000 Logan Layden 10787 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma’s Kiowa Tribe Says Gravel Mining Will Ruin Sacred Mountain Kiowas Looking To Keep Their Sacred Mountain From Being Made Into A Molehill http://kgou.org/post/kiowas-looking-keep-their-sacred-mountain-being-made-molehill <p>Longhorn Mountain is an important place to <a href="http://www.kiowatribe.org/" target="_blank">Kiowas</a>, not just because they’ve been going there to pray since <em>being </em>in Oklahoma, it’s in the <em>way</em> that they pray using the sacrament they believe is unique to that mountain, cedar.&nbsp; And now, its habitat is in danger.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:46:24 +0000 Susan Shannon 7851 at http://kgou.org Kiowas Looking To Keep Their Sacred Mountain From Being Made Into A Molehill