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Library: News Release

Nov. 8, 2012

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Debra Martin -- Office of Communications
(405) 521-3880, Fax: (405) 522-3146
email: Debra.Martin@OKDHS.org

15th Annual Native American Heritage Celebration

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The 15th annual Native American Heritage Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Event Center, 430 East Britton Road, Oklahoma City. The event is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) Office for Civil Rights and the Native American Heritage Committee.

The theme of this year's event is, "The Shared Journey: The Resiliency of our Native People."

In honor of Oklahoma Native American Day, the program provides an educational opportunity to appreciate and celebrate the wealth of cultural contributions of the Native American segment of our state's population. The event will feature storytelling, historic information and traditional Native American food. The event is free and lunch is provided at no cost.

Entertainment includes dancers from the Apache Dance Club at the Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, the Muscogee Creek choir, Miss Indian Oklahoma and the Indian Oklahoma City Princesses.

For additional information, contact Wilson.Seawright@okdhs.org or call (580) 795-8100 or Vicki.Pettiford@okdhs.org or call (405) 522-1611.

The Shared Journey: The Resiliency of our Native People


Last Updated:  11/8/2012