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American Indian Citizenship Day – June 2, 2023

American Indian Citizenship Day is observed on June 2. It was on this day in 1924 that the Indian Citizenship Act by Congress granted citizenship to all American Indians born in the U.S. The day celebrates the history, heritage, and culture of American Indian tribes across the country. All the tribes have their own traditions and beliefs. American Indian Citizenship Day celebrates their contribution to the country’s culture and is a reminder of their enduring legacy.

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Observing St. Tammany Day on May 1, 2023

Tammanend or Tammany (loosely translated as “The Affable One”), was a Native American chief of the Lenni-Lenape tribe which resided in the Delaware Valley during the 17th century. It was Tammany who first met with William Penn in 1683 (under the branches of an enormous elm just north of present-day Philadelphia) and agreed to a peace with Pennsylvania’s original Quaker settlers that would last for over a century…

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Choctaw Artist Honors Delaware Nation Once Again

Native American Choctaw artist DG Smalling​ honors Delaware Nation once again through his incredible fine art skills with an illustration of the Wolf featured in the design of Coaquannock in acrylic. The top right-hand corner of the map’s border is where you can find the Wolf design that filled Mr. Smalling with artistic inspiration.

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Tribal Citizen Barton Cartwright Portrait Artwork To Be Hung In The Borough Hall Of Somerville New Jersey

Tribal Citizen Barton Standing Elk Cartwright Sr. is once again making strides in spreading Delaware Nation’s culture and awareness to the Northeast region of the Country. Artist John Guarneri has been commissioned to colorize a portrait of Mr. Cartwright Sr. drawn by Harold Willard, a native veteran who served in the Navy, that will be displayed on the wall of the Borough Hall of Somerville, New Jersey.

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Join Us On January 19, 2023 For Turquoise Thursday

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women are nearly twice as likely to develop cervical cancer compared to White women. Cervical cancer can be prevented and is curable if found early. Turquoise Thursday is a national cervical cancer awareness campaign created by AICAF for  AI/AN communities. The aim of Turquoise Thursday is to increase awareness about the importance of cervical cancer screening and encourage all women to stay up to date on cancer screenings. We invite people of all ages to join us in raising awareness of cervical cancer in Indian country by wearing turquoise clothing and/or jewelry and sharing photos on social media using the hashtag #TurquoiseThursday. This is a national campaign on a digital platform so community members are welcome to participate from anywhere!

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Bigfoot Storytelling Event Reunites Local Communities In Anadarko After A Couple Of Years Off

Local guests of Anadarko and the surrounding area joined together to celebrate the 2022 Bigfoot Storytelling Event at the beautiful Randlett Park. A massive turnout of Bigfoot believers arrived with smiles and good cheer! Guests even got to see Bigfoot in person! The event began at 3:00 PM on a mild Friday afternoon with Delaware Nation staff and vendors ready to serve.

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Delaware Nation Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25, 2023, and will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, in observance of Christmas and New Year’s.
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