DEATHS

Kathy Jo Vidacak, 60

Born January 19, 1959

Died September 17, 2019

Kathryn Louise Melton, 73

Born December 27, 1945

Died September 15, 2019

Womaluke Lonzoe Cox, 88

Born June 25, 1931

Died September 15, 2019

Lonnie Harold O'Dell, 87

Born March 28, 1932

Died September 15, 2019

R. Steve Walden, 61

Born October 12, 1957

Died September 15, 2019

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THINGS TO DO

Saturday, September 21

Muskogee MiniCon

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 8:22 AM

Native American youth are invited to participate in the 2019 Cherokee Art Market Youth Competition and Show, scheduled for April 6 through May 4.

All artists must be citizens of a federally recognized tribe, in grades 6-12, and are limited to one entry per person. There is no fee to participate in the competition.

Entries will be received March 28 and 29 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Ho-chee-nee Chapel at Cherokee Heritage Center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill.

All submissions must include an entry form attached to the artwork, an artist agreement form and a copy of the artist’s CDIB card or tribal card.

Artwork is evaluated by division and grade level. Awards include Best in Show - $250; first place - $150; second place - $125; third place - $100; and Bill Rabbit Art Legacy Award - $100. The Best in Show winner will also receive a free booth at the Cherokee Art Market in October.

A reception will be held on April 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Cherokee Heritage Center in conjunction with the 48th Annual Trail of Tears Art Show. Winning artwork selected from the Cherokee Art Market Youth Competition will remain on display throughout the duration of the Trail of Tears Art Show.

The Cherokee Art Market Youth Competition is hosted by Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism. Applications are available at www.CherokeeArtMarket.com.

For more information, please contact Deborah Fritts at 918-384-6990 or cherokeeartmarket@cnent.com.

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