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community invited to the Dream Keepers Gathering on Saturday April 23 | Information

The Tulsa Public Schools Indian Education Program and the Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission are hosting their Dream Keepers Gathering on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dream Keepers Park located at 1875 S. Boulder Ave.

Community members can experience cultural exhibits, participate in crafts, meet resource vendors, and talk with Native American authors. Food trucks will also be available.

“We have a day full of culture. We have various tribes performing traditional dances, games and more. It’s a time when everyone can come together,” said Shari Williams, Indian Education Coordinator .

The schedule of events is as follows:

  • 10 a.m. – Welcome and Lord’s Prayer by Miss Muscogee Nation
  • 10:35 a.m. – Storytelling in the Muscogee language and in English and meeting with Miss Muscogee Nation Claudia McHenry
  • 11 a.m. – Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe Show
  • 11:30 a.m. – Choctaw Nation student dance troupe performs
  • 12:00 p.m. – The Cherokee marble game begins, all members of the community are welcome to play
  • 12:30 p.m. – Flute and hoop show
  • 1:00 p.m. – Intertribal dance performance and activity for community members
  • 2:00 p.m. – Pawnee Students Singing and Dancing Show
  • 2:45 p.m. – The stickball game begins, all members of the community are welcome to play
  • 4:00 p.m. – Closing of events

The Tulsa Public Schools Indian Education Program provides essential resources and services to more than 3,000 students representing 52 Native American nations.


The Tulsa Public Schools Native Education Program and the Tulsa Metro Area Native Asuntos Commission is organizing for the Dream Keepers Reunion on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dream Keepers Park located at 1875 S. Boulder Ave. Los miembros de la comunidad pueden experimental cultural exhibiciones, participar en manualidades, reunirse con proveedores y hablar con autores nativos americanos. También habrá comida trucks available.

The chronogram of events and the following:

  • 10 a.m. – Welcome and oración del padre nuestro a cargo de Miss Muscogee Nation
  • 10:35 am – Narración de cuentos en Muscogee e inglés y encuentro y saludo con Miss Muscogee Nation Claudia McHenry
  • 11 a.m. – Actuación del Grupo de Danza de la Nación Chickasaw
  • 11:30 a.m. – Actuación del Grupo de Danza Estudiantil de la Nación Choctaw
  • 12 p.m. – Comienza el juego de canicas Cherokee, todos los miembros de la comunidad son invitados a jugar
  • 12:30 p.m. – Espectáculo de baile de flauta y aro.
  • 1 p.m. – Espectáculo de baile intertribal y actividad para miembros de la comunidad.
  • 2:00 p.m. – Spectacle of dance and canto of the students of Pawnee
  • 2:45 p.m. – Comienza el juego de stickball, todos los miembros de la comunidad son invitados a jugar
  • 4:00 p.m. – Cierre d’Events

El programa de Educación Indígena en las Escuelas Públicas de Tulsa has recourse and critical services to more than 3,000 students who represent 52 native American nations. For more information, visit www.tulsaschools.org/indianeducation.