Events

The Native Connections & SASP Grants invites you to join a virtual beaded earring class led by our Native Connections Grant Coordinator, Angela Gonzalez (Mvskoke (Creek) and Comanche). You will learn how to use the two needle flat stitch technique to make your own pair of beaded earrings! This free and virtual bead class is open to all ages and will be on Thursday, July 15th at 6:00 PM CST. Register using this link: https://forms.gle/9dVvJuF6xquMEBxj8.

The SASP & Native Connections Grants invites you to  join Week 7: Working with Watercolors and Pastels of the Culture is Prevention Series led by artist, Amber DuBoise-Shepherd (Navajo, Sac & Fox, Prairie Band Potawatomi)! This virtual art class will be on Thursday, July 8th at 6:00 PM CST and open to all ages 24 & younger. Register for the art class using this link: https://forms.gle/nkkYEbFpEb8Sr9Qj9.

The SASP & Native Connections Grants invites you to join a TWO PART art session led by artist and educator at the Sovereign Community School, Theron Wahkinney (Comanche/Kiowa)! You will learn the fundamentals of drawing, good habits for artists, and how to find your own artistic expression. This virtual art session is open to ages 12-24 years old and will be on Thursday, June 24th and July 1st at 6:00 PM CST. Register for the art session using this link: https://forms.gle/5J4Tsuj5Echv3fHV6.

The SASP & Native Connections Grants invites you to join a TWO PART art session led by artist and educator at the Sovereign Community School, Theron Wahkinney (Comanche/Kiowa)! You will learn the fundamentals of drawing, good habits for artists, and how to find your own artistic expression. This virtual art session is open to ages 12-24 years old and will be on Thursday, June 24th and July 1st at 6:00 PM CST. Register for the art session using this link: https://forms.gle/5J4Tsuj5Echv3fHV6.

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer-long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events and activities each week! For Week 4 we are collaborating with the Tribal Opioid Response Grant for a free and virtual class on Thursday, June 17th at 6:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a ribbon medicine wheel facilitated by John Soap, LPC (Absentee Shawnee)!

 

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events and activities each week! For Week 3 we are collaborating with the Tribal Opioid Response Grant for a free and virtual class on Thursday, June 10th at 6:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a beaded wristlet facilitated by our very own Native Connections Grant Coordinator, Angela Gonzalez!

 

Native Youth Preventing Diabetes (NYPD) will be hosting a 2021 Virtual NYPD Camp. Camp may look a little different again this year but we are still working on improving the health of our Native Youth with a week-long education series! We will be discussing diabetes prevention, nutrition education, physical activity, COVID-19 information from a provider in Oklahoma working with our youth and much more.

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events each week! The second week’s event will be a free and virtual class on Thursday, June 3rd at 7:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a beaded medallion facilitated by Choctaw & Cheyenne and Arapaho artist, Asa Samuels.

 

The Native Connections & SASP Grants are hosting a summer long “Culture is Prevention” series featuring new cultural outreach events each week! The first week’s event will be a free and virtual class on Thursday, May 27th at 6:00 PM CST via GoToMeeting. In this class you will learn how to make a beaded keychain facilitated by Comanche artist, Josh DeBartolo.

 

Today, May 25th at 7PM CST the Absentee Shawnee Tribe’s Native Connections Grant will help facilitate a virtual event with Pulitzer Prize finalist and Cheyenne and Arapaho author, Tommy Orange, hosted by the Jacobson House Quarantine Diaries.

We will go live for an evening with Tommy Orange via The Jacobson House’s FB live and Zoom.
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85865845319...
Meeting ID: 858 6584 5319
Passcode: 693733

 

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