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What is a Portrait?

Webster’s dictionary defines it this way:

1. a painting, drawing, or photograph of a person that usually only includes the person’s head and shoulders; 2.a detailed description of something or someone; 3.  249 more words

Photography, Etc.

Grandma's House Isn't The Same

Grandma’s house is the second one from the corner. It’s on Adams Street, which is paved with bricks, located in a small Oklahoma town called Purcell. 570 more words


Let me preface my epistle with this, my great-great grandfather was a Southerner who lived in Arkansas and fought for the Union Army. He was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison almost the entire time the prison was open. 907 more words

June 23, 1865: Confederate General Stand Watie Surrenders

Confederate General, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Stand Watie surrendered on June 23, 1865, the last Confederate general to surrender his brigade.  He and his men had fought throughout the Indian Territory and the Trans-Mississippi theater, participating in more battles than any other Confederate unit in the theater, and waging a guerrilla war against Union supply lines and outposts.  418 more words

Indian Territory

Shadows loomed above us in prairies of Indian Territory. The ‘mountains’ around us were the ones casting the shadows on us. The grass was a golden brown color and crunched under our horses hooves. 616 more words

Short Story

New Journal of Cherokee Studies released by Museum

NORTH CAROLINA – The new Journal of Cherokee Studies has just been released by the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Volume 32 is now available in the Museum Store and is being mailed to Museum members. 283 more words