Oklahoma

AIHEC Welcomes Members From Alaska, Oklahoma

Articles » General
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 19, no. 3, Beyond Our Names: Uncovering Identity, Spring, 2008
Description
Reports on two colleges that have been accepted into the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) and discusses the criteria necessary to be accepted.
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Alligator Clans in Oklahoma: Creek/Seminole Stomp Dance in Indian Territory

Alternate Title
Papers From the American Indian Studies Section at the 2006 Western Social Science Association
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paula Conlon
Indigenous Policy Journal of the Indigenous Studies Network, vol. 17, no. 2, Summer, 2006, p. [?]
Description
Discusses how the resurgence of the Stomp dance, a Native American religious and social dance, is keeping the Eastern Woodlands tribes alive and well. Access through table of contents.
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Alternative Perspectives on the Battle of Wolf Creek of 1838

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Jane Warde
Ingenious Nations Studies Journal, vol. 2, no. 2, Fall, 2001, pp. 3-13
Description
Compares oral accounts of the battle in Oklahoma by the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kowa, Comanche, and Plains Apache to non-Indian historical description.
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The American Indian Adolescent: Perceptions of Fathers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nick Stinnett
Kay F. King
George P. Rowe
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 2, January 1980, pp. [19-23]
Description
Study investigates the perceptions concerning their fathers from selected adolescents enrolled in Chilocco Indian School, Kay County, Oklahoma.
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American Indian Hope: A Potential Protective Factor Against Suicidal Ideation

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Author/Creator
Victoria M. O'Keefe
Raymond P. Tucker
LaRicka R. Wingate
Kathy A. Rasmussen
Journal of Indigenous Research, vol. 1, no. 2, Special Issue, 2011, pp. 1-4
Description
Synopsis of results of study to determine whether positive emotions such as hope and optimism mitigate thoughts of suicide. Used group of college students from Oklahoma as sample.
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American Indian Landowners, Leasemen, and Bureaucrats Property, Paper, and the Poli- Technics of Dispossession in Southwestern Oklahoma

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tony N. VanWinkle
Jack R. Friedman
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 4, Fall, 2018, pp. 508-533
Description
Article uses archival and ethnographic evidence to examine land tenure within a southwestern Oklahoma county; examines how the system created to protect the rights of Indigenous landowners actually functions to redirect access to the land, to the economic benefit of non-Indigenous ranchers and farmers.
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American Indian Self-determination in Education and the Department of Interior

Alternate Title
Reports from the Field
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tom R. Hopkins
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 53, no. 1, 2014, pp. 54-60
Description
Looks at two instances in which the Department overrode community concerns: closure of two off-reservation boarding schools and the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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American Native Tribes Join Relief Efforts

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, September 9, 2005, p. A13
Description
History of Native American settlements in the Lower Mississippi Valley and the impact of the Indian Removal Act of 1883 when discussed in relation to Native American assistance after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Douglas A. Hurt
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 3, Summer, 2001, pp. 480-481
Description
Book review of: Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian by Shirley A. Leckie.
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Apache Beaded Bags and the Mohonk Lodge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 38, no. 6, Issue 268, September-October 2009, pp. 11-15
Description
Looks at designs and construction of bags made by Apache groups in the early twentieth century and sold in Oklahoma. Includes photographs.
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The Appeal of Peyote (Lophophora Williamsii) as a Medicine

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Evans Schultes
American Anthropologist, vol. 40, no. 4, Part 1, New Series, October-December 1938, pp. 698-715
Description
Use of the peyote plant among the Kiowa, Kickapoo, Shawnee and Wichita of Oklahoma.
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Artist's Statement

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bobby C. Martin
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter, 2015, pp. xi-xii
Description
Cover artist for the issue articulates the inspiration for his illustration.
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Assessing the Impact of Total Immersion on Cherokee Language Revitalization: A Culturally Responsive, Participatory Approach

Alternate Title
Nurturing Native Languages
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Lizette Peter
Ella Christie
Marilyn Cochran
Dora Dunn
Lula Elk ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at a holistic model of assessment to evaluate language revitalization program developed by the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma. Chapter from Nurturing Native Languages edited by Joh Reyhner, Octaviana V. Trujillo, Roberto Luis Carrasco and Louise Lockard.
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Attachment to Indian Culture and the ''Difficult Situation'' : A Study of American Indian College Students

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Wilbur J. Scott
Youth & Society, vol. 17, no. 4, June 1986, pp. 381-395
Description
Discusses the impact on retention when students experience a clash between their cultural beliefs and the system in post-secondary institutions. Author conducted survey of 101 first-year students enrolled at University of Oklahoma in 1975 to test this theory.
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"Beyond All Age": Indigenous Water Rights in Linda Hogan's Fiction

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lindsey Claire Smith
Trever Lee Holland
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 28, no. 2, Summer, 2016, pp. 56-79
Description
Discusses the connection between the Chickasaw people's relationship with water and efforts at resource management and themes in the novels Mean Spirit, Power, Solar Storms, and People of the Whale.
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Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure Screening in a Rural Public School System: The Healthy Kids Project

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William E. Moore
Aietah Stephens
Terry Wilson
Wesley Wilson
June E. Eichner
Preventing Chronic Disease, vol. 3, no. 4, October 2006, p. article A114
Description
Contends that students who were involved with the Healthy Kids Project showed high rates of excess weight, with American Indians and African Americans at the greatest risk.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mark Mercer
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 1998, pp. 193-197
Description
Book review of: Standing Bear and the Ponca Chiefs by Thomas Henry Tibbles.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Alfred Fisher
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 1998, pp. 152-155
Description
Book review of: Wynema: A Child of the Forest by S. Alice Callahan.
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Broadway (Un)Bound: Lynn Rigg's The Cherokee Night

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jaye Darby
Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring, 2007, pp. 7-23
Description
Discusses the play, published in 1936, which centered around culturally displaced mixed-blood youths in Oklahoma
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Caretaking and the Work of the Text in Linda Hogan’s Mean Spirit

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anna Carew-Miller
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 6, no. 3, Series 2: Linda Hogan: Calling Us Home, Fall, 1994, pp. 37-48
Description
Examines the relationship between work, profit, and the land in Mean Spirit; and invites the reader to think and act on the issues, such as the health of our culture and our physical world. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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"Charlie Brown": Not Just Another Essay on the Gourd Dance

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Luke E. Lassiter
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 21, no. 4, 1997, pp. 75-103
Description
Discussion of the Gourd Dance experience in southwestern Oklahoma among the Kiowa, Comanche, Kiowa-Apache, Wichita, Caddo, Delaware, and Chirichaua Apache.
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Cherokee Culture and School Achievement

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anthony D. Brown
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, 1980, pp. 55-74
Description
Study compared 72 Cherokee students to 72 Anglo-American students enrolled in public elementary schools; looked at age and sex trends, cross-cultural differences in cooporative and competitive behaviour, and how those behaviours might affect academic achievement.
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Cherokee Women and the Trail of Tears

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Theda Perdue
Journal of Women's History, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 1989, pp. 14-30
Description
Comments on role women play in removal, how removal affected their lives, and questions whether their views differed from those of men.
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Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Allen Chronister
Whispering Wind, vol. 37, no. 1, Issue 257, July-August 2007, pp. 12-15
Description
Looks at photographs taken by W. P. Bliss at Fort Sill in the late 1870s.
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Chi Ka Sha Goes to Washington: Chickasaw Narratives on the NMAI

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joshua Don Hinson
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 3/4, Special Issue: The National Museum of the American Indian, Summer - Autumn , 2005, pp. 491-495
Description
Author discusses their experience of visiting the National Museum of the American Indian during its inaugural week.
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The Chickasaw Cultural Center: Evaluating Expectations

Alternate Title
Native American Leadership: Past, Present and Future
Native American Symposium ; 11th, 2015
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Alissa Benson
Description
Author describes her experience vising the Center in 2015 as part a of class trip.
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