September 20, 2016
Oklahoma History Center Education Department Announces New American Indian Nations of Oklahoma Trunk
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Education Department of the Oklahoma History Center is proud to present its newest traveling trunk for teacher checkout. The American Indian Nations of Oklahoma trunk is ready to visit classrooms! This hands-on trunk contains flags, artwork and books from 23 different tribes, and information on all 39 federally recognized tribes and tribal towns of Oklahoma. The curriculum guide includes background information on each tribe, as well as several activities that will allow students to connect with American Indian history and culture. For more information about the American Indian Nations of Oklahoma trunk, including contents of the trunk and how to reserve it, go to www.okhistory.org/historycenter/trunks or call 405-522-0791.
The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Association of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.