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The Gathering of the Clans Held Saturday

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Ouachita Cherokee hosted The Gathering of the Clans on Saturday, October 15th at the Polk County Fairgrounds. The Gathering of the Clans is a fall festival and a time of coming together in thankfulness for all things. Featured this year were Patrick Oyebi’s Intertribal Singers & Dancers from Talequah, Oklahoma. The dancers were part of ...

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Ouachita Cherokee Community Welcomes Gathering of the Clans

SUBMITTED BY LYN DILBECK – For many years the area of the Ouachita Mountains and surrounding areas were home to the native people of Cherokee Nation West. According to our Tribal Historian, at one time there were 88 of our communities across Indian Territory which consisted of, most of Arkansas, the lower portion of Missouri and a small part of ...

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Ouachita Cherokee Fall Gathering of the Clans

SUBMITTED BY LYN DILBECK – The Ouachita Cherokee of Cherokee Nation West would like to extend an invitation to all, to join them at their fall “Gathering of the Clans.” All members in good standing and the public are welcome to attend. Admission is free. Saturday Oct. 4th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Polk County Fair Grounds commercial ...

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