american indian cultural center and musem http://kgou.org en Deadline Set For Backers Of Unfinished Oklahoma Indian Museum http://kgou.org/post/deadline-set-backers-unfinished-oklahoma-indian-museum <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Private donors have given backers of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum until the end of the month to come up with a plan to keep the project alive.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:39:18 +0000 Associated Press 30652 at http://kgou.org Deadline Set For Backers Of Unfinished Oklahoma Indian Museum Supporters Of Unfinished Native Museum Not Giving Up http://kgou.org/post/supporters-unfinished-native-museum-not-giving <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Supporters of a plan to spend $40 million in state money to help complete a Native American museum in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma&nbsp;</font>City say they're trying to come up with a new way to fund the project after the original proposal stalled before a House deadline.</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 21:17:08 +0000 Associated Press 28190 at http://kgou.org Supporters Of Unfinished Native Museum Not Giving Up Top Democrat Urges House Speaker To Allow Vote On Unfinished Native Museum http://kgou.org/post/top-democrat-urges-house-speaker-allow-vote-unfinished-native-museum <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House's top Democrat says the chamber should vote on whether to provide funding to complete the <a href="http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org/" target="_blank">American Indian Cultural Center &amp; Museum</a> in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:29:39 +0000 Associated Press 27020 at http://kgou.org Top Democrat Urges House Speaker To Allow Vote On Unfinished Native Museum Fallin, Anoatubby Encourage House Republicans To Approve Native American Museum Funding Bill http://kgou.org/post/fallin-anoatubby-encourage-house-republicans-approve-native-american-museum-funding-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Mary Fallin and the leader of one of the state's most powerful Indian tribes are trying to convince House Republicans to support a $40 million plan to complete a Native American museum in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:02:00 +0000 Associated Press 26802 at http://kgou.org Fallin, Anoatubby Encourage House Republicans To Approve Native American Museum Funding Bill UPDATE: House Panel Approves Plan For Native American Museum http://kgou.org/post/update-house-panel-approves-plan-native-american-museum <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://www.oklegislature.gov/BillInfo.aspx?Bill=sb1651&amp;Session=1400">A plan </a>to take $40 million from the state's Unclaimed Property Fund to pay for the completion of a Native American museum in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">has cleared another legislative hurdle.</span></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:40:03 +0000 Associated Press 26275 at http://kgou.org UPDATE: House Panel Approves Plan For Native American Museum Lawmakers Tour Unfinished Museum http://kgou.org/post/lawmakers-tour-unfinished-museum <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;lawmakers have toured the unfinished <a href="http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org/the-center" target="_blank">American Indian Cultural Center &amp; Museum </a>in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City as administrators urge passage of legislation to provide funding to complete the structure.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:17:58 +0000 Associated Press 25465 at http://kgou.org Lawmakers Tour Unfinished Museum Senate Committee Advances Plan To Fund Unfinished Oklahoma Museum http://kgou.org/post/senate-committee-advances-plan-fund-unfinished-oklahoma-museum <p></p><p>A plan to tap $40 million from the state's <a href="http://www.ok.gov/treasurer/Unclaimed_Property/">Unclaimed Property Fund </a>to fund the completion of a Native American museum in Oklahoma City has cleared a Senate panel.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.oksenate.gov/committees/standing/appropriations.htm">Senate Appropriations Committee</a> voted 21-3 Wednesday morning for the bill to finish the <a href="http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org/">American Indian Cultural Center and Museum </a>along the banks of the Oklahoma River.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:51:00 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 23588 at http://kgou.org Senate Committee Advances Plan To Fund Unfinished Oklahoma Museum Native American Museum Fate Remains Uncertain http://kgou.org/post/native-american-museum-fate-remains-uncertain <p>OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Senate has approved legislation that would transfer management of the unfinished American Indian Museum from the museum's board to another agency.</p><p>The Senate voted 26-20 for the measure Tuesday and sent it to the state House for consideration.</p><p>As written, the measure by Republican Sen. Greg Treat of Oklahoma City would make the incomplete Oklahoma City museum a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. But Treat says the bill is likely to be amended to authorize the facility's transfer to the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 00:08:00 +0000 Associated Press 1745 at http://kgou.org Native American Museum Fate Remains Uncertain