Thursday, June 07, 2012
'We Are Who We Were' traveling exhibit on display in Main Hall Commons
The Oklahoma History Center installed a new exhibit in the OSU-Tulsa Main Hall Commons this week detailing the history of American Indians in Oklahoma. "We Are Who We Were" tells the story of Oklahoma American Indian tribes through words, images and the voices of the people who share their stories.
Representing the 39 American Indian tribes currently associated with Oklahoma, the exhibit offers visitors the opportunity to explore the traditional historic past of native peoples of Oklahoma as well as experience contemporary Native American culture.
Using the 20th century Indian experience as a bridge between the past and the present, the exhibit offers photographic images, tribal music, Indian art and oral histories. The traveling exhibit is based on the permanent American Indian Exhibit in the Oklahoma History Center’s ONEOK Gallery in Oklahoma City.