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The 2021 Native American Symposium: Native Presence & Survival Shaping Native Futures, a virtual conference presented by Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Native American Symposium: Native Presence & Survival Shaping Native Futures

Julianna Blanton and Emily Dahl November 9, 2021

The Native American Institute at Southeastern Oklahoma State University will be presenting its 14th biennial Native American Symposium on Friday, Nov. 12. In recognition of the trials of 2020, this...

Schedule of events happening during the month of Native November.

Native November 2021

Trevor Heath and Emily Dahl November 8, 2021

As we enter the second week of Native November, cultural events are in full swing on campus. Southeastern Oklahoma State University is made up of a very large portion of Native American students, 28...

Traditional Choctaw food served at the Choctaw Cultural Center. The dish is the Chahta plate, which is made daily.

Connecting to culture through traditional foods

Josie Frazier, Contributor November 2, 2021

Traditional foods made in Native American tribes were once almost forgotten, but efforts in recent years by cultural groups have led to a comeback in the use of traditional foods. Generations current...

NAI tells the native story at SE

NAI tells the native story at SE

Native American Institute, Contributor November 1, 2021

Attached is the special Native November issue of the Native American Institute's monthly newsletter where they tell the Native story at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. To find previous newsletters,...

The Semple Family Museum of Native American Art will be hosting their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies on Saturday, Oct. 16.

Semple Family Museum to hold grand opening

Addison Martin, News Editor October 15, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 16, Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the Semple Family Museum of Native American Art. The museum's long awaited opening will be...

Athletes work out in the new weight room.

Southeastern moves forward with new and improved facilities

University Communications, Contributor March 4, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – In spite of the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to move forward. Earlier this month, the University announced...

Large windows allow for plenty of natural light, and ramps provide access so everyone may enjoy the museum.

Semple family gifts museum to university

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

The construction of the Semple Family Museum of Native American Art is nearly complete. According to Brad Ludrick, Associate Vice President for Tribal Relations and Academic Affairs, plans for the museum...

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