native american http://kgou.org en The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before http://kgou.org/post/map-native-american-tribes-youve-never-seen Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 31995 at http://kgou.org The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Three Family-Friendly Festivals In OKC http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-three-family-friendly-festivals-okc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Look no further than Oklahoma City if you and your family have yet to make plans this weekend as our state’s capital hosts three festivals and a parade.</span></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:30:12 +0000 Alexander Hilton 30567 at http://kgou.org Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Three Family-Friendly Festivals In OKC Can Student Journalists Ban 'Redskins' From Their School Paper? http://kgou.org/post/can-student-journalists-ban-redskins-their-school-paper "Redskins."<p>That word sits at the center of a controversy in suburban Philadelphia. Tue, 06 May 2014 12:40:37 +0000 editor 28661 at http://kgou.org Can Student Journalists Ban 'Redskins' From Their School Paper? Cherokee Nation Officials Like A Possible Oklahoma Native American Cabinet Post http://kgou.org/post/cherokee-nation-officials-possible-oklahoma-native-american-cabinet-post <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker is applauding efforts to create a cabinet level position in the&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;governor's office that would be dedicated to Native American affairs.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:46:00 +0000 Associated Press 24231 at http://kgou.org Cherokee Nation Officials Like A Possible Oklahoma Native American Cabinet Post Oklahoma Tribal College To Get Federal Funds http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-tribal-college-get-federal-funds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The U.S. Bureau of Indian Education has authorized funding for the College of the Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:23:38 +0000 Associated Press 23187 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Tribal College To Get Federal Funds Legacy Of Forced March Still Haunts Navajo Nation http://kgou.org/post/legacy-forced-march-still-haunts-navajo-nation Musician <a href="http://cclearwater.com/">Clarence Clearwater</a>, like so many Navajos, has moved off the reservation for work. He performs on the Grand Canyon Railway, the lone Indian among dozens of cowboys and train robbers entertaining tourists.<p>"I always tell people I'm there to temper the cowboys," says Clearwater. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:30:29 +0000 Laurel Morales 21962 at http://kgou.org Legacy Of Forced March Still Haunts Navajo Nation Native American Code Talkers Receive Congressional Gold Medal http://kgou.org/post/native-american-code-talkers-receive-congressional-gold-medal <p>During Native American Heritage Month last November, Congress bestowed the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest civilian honor, to American Indians who used their native languages to outwit the enemy and protect American battlefield secrets during World Wars I and II.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:44:38 +0000 Susan Shannon 20577 at http://kgou.org Native American Code Talkers Receive Congressional Gold Medal Rule Change Benefits Native Languages In Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/rule-change-benefits-native-languages-oklahoma <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A new rule change implemented this year by the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ok.gov/sde/" target="_blank"><font color="red">Oklahoma&nbsp;</font>State Department of Education</a> allows the state to grant an annual certification to American Indian language instructors to teach tribal languages in public schools.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:16:55 +0000 Associated Press 19971 at http://kgou.org Rule Change Benefits Native Languages In Oklahoma Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic Set To Open http://kgou.org/post/harmon-y-pediatric-clinic-set-open <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The<a href="http://www.okcic.com/" target="_blank"> Oklahoma City Indian Clinic </a>is seeing one of its projects come to fruition with the help of television star <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001319/" target="_blank">Mark Harmon</a>. David Toahty, Chief Development officer for the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic credits the fund raising ability of <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/338872552909333/" target="_blank">Mark Harmon’s Celebrity Weekend</a> for their new addition.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 01:16:17 +0000 Susan Shannon 18747 at http://kgou.org Harmon-y Pediatric Clinic Set To Open American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association 2013 Conference http://kgou.org/post/american-indian-alaska-native-tourism-association-2013-conference <p>Native American cultures are getting a helping hand from a surprising source…tourism.&nbsp; The stereotypes of insensitive non-Indians picking through baskets and turquoise jewelry, while still alive and well, is not what the American public, or the world, looks for in a vacation. They want an experience, and often as not, they want to learn.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 17:36:13 +0000 Susan Shannon 17874 at http://kgou.org American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association 2013 Conference