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SUMMER SOLSTICE JUNE 2009

April - June 2009 (Q2)                                                        www.aiccm.org                                                                                           

CONSTRUCTION & SITE

seeding moundConstruction Phase 2
April- June 2009
During the past several months 7 acres of topsoil and a variety of native grass seeds have been planted on the Central Promontory Mound. A protective layer of burlap was then added for erosion control. Watch throughout the summer as the mound takes on a completely different appearance. more
ARTS & EXHIBITIONS
Glass Artists AICCM Selects First Public Artwork
April - June 2009
Bill and Demos Glass, a father and son team from Locust Grove, Oklahoma, who are members of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, received the $54,000 commission to create a new work which will be positioned near the entrance of the newly constructed AICCM Visitor Center.more
COMMUNITY OUTREACH
 
AI Learners COnf American Indian Learners Conference
June 13, 2009
AICCM was invited to participate in this one-day conference addressing the issues of American Indian students and their relationships with faculty, curriculum content, and their school.
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Edmond Summer Camp Edmond Indian Summer Camp
June 17, 2009
The American Indian Cultural Center & Museum was pleased to host the Edmond Public Schools Indian Education Program's Summer Camp students (under Director Sydna Yellowfish) for a day of activities held at the AICCM's new "Visitor Center" on the site. more
 
OIACOklahoma Indian Affairs Commission Meeting
May 21, 2009
AICCM was proud to host the bi-monthly meeting of the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission in May.  In addition to hosting the Commission at the Visitor's Center, the AICCM Executive Director and staff conducted a presentation and update as part of the meeting agenda.  more
 
Codetalker Lunch with Navajo Code Talker
April 22, 2009
AICCM staff hosted a lunch and cultural exchange with Navajo Code Talker, Samuel Tom Holiday, United States Marine Corp, 4th Marine Division, 25th Regiment, H & S Company. He served from 1943 - 1945.
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INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Museums and the Web
April 2009
The international museum conference held in Indianpolis, Indiana offered an amazing opportunity to network with museums from around the world. There were approximately 300 from the USA and 160 from other countries all gathered on the role technology plays in exhibit delivery and web presence. more
aam American Association of Museums Conference
April 27 - May 1, 2009
The AICCM Division of Community Outreach & Public Programs participated in the annual American Association of Museums Conference held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. more
 
MARKETING & CULTURAL TOURISM

OITaOklahoma Indian Tourism Association (OITa)
April 3, 2009
The inaugural meeting for the OITa was held at the AICCM Visitor Center. This association aligns various tribal museums, enterprises and other attractions that offer an American Indian Experience to visitors. more
bus tourPC Retired Travelers Bus Tour
May 2009
The Putnam City retired travelers group toured new developments in the downtown and Riverfront development areas. The AICCM was included on the tour. more
Story Share SHARE YOUR STORIES
April 2009 - 2010
During the month of April AICCM watched the We Shall Remain series along with many others. Simultaneously OETA launched a story share initiative which will continue to collect stories throughout the next year. At the conclusion most of the stories shared by written text, videos or pictures will be donated to AICCM.more
IN THIS ISSUE
Feature Headline
Message
STAFF SCOOP
The land has memory
Nancy Fields (Lumbee)
Contributing Essay in the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's recently published book 
"The Land Has Memory"


Debbie Hammons
Debbie Hammons (Muscogee (Creek) Nation)
Francis Tuttle Marketing & Sales Advisory Commitee Board Appointment


Nathan Hart
Nathan Hart
(Cheyenne/Arapaho) 

 recipient of the Jacobson House Stephen Mopope Award




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