Bacone College Pow Wow and Indian Fair underway today, tomorrow

Bacone College’s Center for American Indians is proud to host their annual powwow.

This year will also be the first installment of an Indian Fair featuring Native food, arts, and crafts. The festivities will at noon today at the Kiva House on campus.

Please see the flier below for a full schedule of events, including a hand drum contest, poetry contest, stickball tournament, horseshoe tournament, Cherokee marbles, blowgun competition, and much more!

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Bacone College awards MPS Miss NASA 2015 $40,000 scholarship

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Muskogee Public Schools Indian Education is pleased to announce Muskogee High School junior Madison Shoemaker is our 2015 Miss NASA. Freshman Samiyra Logan is our 2015 Jr. Miss NASA.

President of Bacone College Franklin Willis surprised Shoemaker with a $40,000 scholarship of $10,000 a year for up to four years to Bacone College.

“You are an admirable young person and we want you to be here with us,” Willis said. “But no matter where you choose to go, we also wish you great success.”

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