Tahlequah Daily Press

January 28, 2014

Storytelling programs for children part of code talkers exhibit at NSU


TAHLEQUAH — In connection with the “Native Words, Native Warriors” Smithsonian exhibit, Northeastern State University (NSU) has scheduled four storytelling programs for elementary school aged children, grades first and above, in the John Vaughan Library.

Robert Lewis will tell stories Monday, Feb. 3 at 12:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Gayle Ross will be the storyteller for Thursday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 p.m.

“Native Words, Native Warriors,” developed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, will be on view Jan. 25 – April 7. It is devoted to World War I and II Native American code talkers and veterans from over a dozen different tribes The exhibit is located on the second floor of the John Vaughan Library at the NSU- Tahlequah campus. The national tour was made possible by the generous support from Elizabeth Hunter Solomon, the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, and the AMB Foundation.

To make reservations for the storytelling programs, contact Susan Woitte, general library instructor of the John Vaughan Library, at (918) 444-3276 or email woitte@nsuok.edu.