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OETA premieres “Chilocco Through the Years” on Thanksgiving Day


“Chilocco Through the Years,” a documentary based on the award-winning project from the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, will premiere on OETA at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. and will rebroadcast on Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. The half-hour program examines the legacy of the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School through the lens of thousands of students from over 127 federally recognized tribes. Chilocco was the largest intertribal Native American boarding school in the U.S. The school, located in north central Oklahoma, operated from 1884 to 1980. The documentary is just one component of the larger Chilocco History Project, a three-year collaborative effort between the Chilocco National Alumni Association and the OOHRP. . . . see more


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Chilocco History Project Wins Mason Award!


The Oral History Association awarded its 2019 Elizabeth B. Mason Large Project Award to the OSU Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. This is the third Mason Award for OSU, the only institution to win this national honor more than once. This year, the OOHRP was recognized for its recent Chilocco History Project. The project is a three-year collaborative effort between the Chilocco National Alumni Association and the OOHRP. The initiative was spearheaded by Visiting Assistant Professor Julie Pearson-Little Thunder; OOHRP Head and Hyle Family Endowed Professor Sarah Milligan; and CNAA Veterans Project Committee members Charmain Baker, Jim Baker, Betty Pino and Bill Pino. . . see more


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Amplified Oklahoma. Every month, Amplified Oklahoma shares voices from the OSU Library’s oral history collections, and visit with experts, students, and our interviewing team, as we examine a variety of topics related to Oklahoma history and culture.
Dear Oklahoma, is a collaborative podcast with the Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa and KOSU radio featuring writers who engage Oklahoma themes in their works


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