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Commemorate Native American Heritage Month at Historic Arkansas Museum

November is Native American Heritage Month.  It’s a great time of year to visit Historic Arkansas Museum and explore their permanent exhibit “We Walk In Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas.” 216 more words

History

Thanksgiving Pony Smoke

On November 24, 1901 The New York Times ran a front page article about Thanksgiving Day celebrations on Indian Reservations. Following is an excerpt.

The Apaches and Cheyennes are in the habit of holding a pony smoke: often the Osages indulge in this expensive festival. 136 more words

Reading

Teresa Shaw shares her story

OSAGE, Iowa – We’ve been following her story for nearly two weeks.
North Iowa resident Teresa Shaw caught the eye of country singer Garth Brooks at a concert in Minneapolis. 103 more words

Iowa

-Kansas City Trip-

By Lily~

This past weekend we went and explored the Kansas City area. It was an overnight trip, so Skye and I made some food to bring, while Mom packed and arranged lodging in Kansas City. 265 more words

Adventure

Iowa Court of Appeals says "no" to bank robber

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A court is upholding a minimum 35-year prison sentence for one of two Iowa men convicted of robbing a bank and shooting two officers during an attempted getaway. 107 more words

Iowa

The Inner Voice of Optimism

What was life like for our ancestors 100 years ago?

That’s about three generations—from my grandmother to me. In many ways Ecko’s life was simpler with no cell phones and freeways. 179 more words

Authenticity