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Being Okie: part three

Published 8y ago -

by Nathan Gunter On Feb. 3, 1889, almost three full months before the famous first Land Run, the outlaw Belle Starr was ambushed and shot to death near Eufaula, Oklahoma, just a few days shy of her 41st birthday. Her murder was never solved, and when it came ... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

Published 8y ago -

Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: Remembering 9/11 OKC Central: Banjos now playing in Bricktown Cameron Buchholtz Podcast: Leah Kayajanian & Derek Smith Doug Dawgz Blog: The Tower Theatre The Apache House: Interview with Reese Truesdell Oolagah Lake Leader: [Video] ... More »

Remember an Okie rebellion this Labor Day

Published 8y ago -

From The Tulsa World: Ninety-two years ago this summer, one of the most wretchedly poignant episodes in Oklahoma history played out in the tangled hills and bottom land between Ada and Seminole. Some sharecroppers and tenant farmers got together and decided it... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

Published 8y ago -

The Archivist: ‘I hope they plant enough redbud to hang every Judas in the state’ Doug Dawgz Blog: Story of the old Tower Theatre Found in Collections: Historic maps of Oklahoma Irritated Tulsan: Great Tulsa architecture Massahoma, Oklachusetts: Au... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

Published 8y ago -

Blog Oklahoma: Oklahoma, Go Blog Something Day! Cameron Buchholtz: OKC’s Funniest Person – Leah Kayajanian The Apache House: Interview with artist Zachary Carlisle Davidson Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: Interview with El Paso Hot Button Fresh Greens: Mon... More »

Cherokees offering cultural history tours

Published 8y ago -

From The Journal Record: The Cherokee Nation Tourism Department unveiled a unique cultural tourism program Wednesday involving elements of historic preservation and entrepreneurialism. The 2-year-old department announced partnerships with several regional hist... More »

New novel reveals history of KKK in Oklahoma

Published 8y ago -

From The Daily Oklahoman: The author of a new children’s novel about Ku Klux Klan activity in Lawton hopes school libraries and teachers will use his book to teach tolerance and about a dishonorable time in Oklahoma history. “Night Fires” was written... More »