Grade 6 Academic Standards
6.5.2: Explain how cultural diffusion, both voluntary and forced, impacts societies of a region.
Oklahoma History Center Education Resources
American Indian Nations of Oklahoma in the Modern Era
The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
W. David Baird, "Westward Expansion"
Andrew K. Frank, "Trail of Tears (term)"
Dianna Everett, "Indian Territory"
Donald E. Green, "Settlement Patterns"
Clyde Ellis, "American Indians and Education"
Bruce Southard, "Speech Patterns"
George O. Carney, "Recreation and Entertainment"
Jason Baird Jackson, "Foodways"
Guy Logsdon, "Folklife"
Larry O'Dell, "All-Black Towns"
Research Center Resources
Michael Roark, "Searching for the Hearth: Cultural Areas of Oklahoma," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 70 (Winter 1992–93).
Thomas Wikle and Guy Bailey, "Oklahomy Folks Says 'Em Different: Axes of Linguistic Variation in Oklahoma," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 75 (Spring 1997).
Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov, The Upland South: The Making of an American Folk Region and Landscape (Santa Fe, N. Mex.: Center For American Places, 2003).
Karel E. Bicha, The Czechs in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Kenny L. Brown, The Italians in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Douglas Hale, The Germans from Russia in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Richard C. Rohrs, The Germans in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Michael M. Smith, The Mexicans in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Henry J. Tobias, The Jews in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Richard M. Bernard, The Poles in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).
Donald N. Brown, Crossroads Oklahoma: The Vietnamese-American Experience in Oklahoma (Stillwater: Oklahoma State University College of Arts and Sciences Extension, 1981).
Philip D. Smith, From Praha to Prague : Czechs in an Oklahoma Farm Town (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017).
Berlin B. Chapman, The Founding of Stillwater: A Case Study in Oklahoma History (Oklahoma City: Times Journal Pub, 1948).
Tom Caldwell,"From the Hills of Lebanon: The Syrian-Lebanese in Oklahoma," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 64 (Summer 1986).
Sally J. McBeth, "Indian Boarding Schools and Ethnic Identity: An Example from the Southern Plains Tribes of Oklahoma." Plains Anthropologist 28, no. 100 (1983): 119–28.
Pat Copeland, Oklahoma Cooks : Treasured Family Recipes, More Than 335 Recipes from Homes Around the World, Brought Home to Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, Okla.: Oklahoma Folklife Council, 1989).
Edward L. Ayers, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Stephen Nissenbaum, and Peter S. Onuf, All Over the Map: Rethinking American Regions (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1996).
"The Evolution of Places and Regions in the United States," David Wood, Study.com
"Culture: The Meaning, Characteristics, and Functions," Your Article Library
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