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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/tom cole.flv ONR Extra: Tom Cole
ONR Extra: Tom Cole

6-15-12

Featured in Top Stories

Sovereign nations often bring to mind distant countries, but usually forgotten that Oklahoma hosts over three dozen of them--the Native American tribes. At the annual Sovereignty Symposium last week, United States Representative Tom Cole spoke about the historical struggle to maintain sovereignty, and the importance of self-governance.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, Race & Ethnicity, Civilizations, Ancient & Classical, War & Conflict, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on June 15, 2012


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Indigenous Peoples Conference

6-8-12

Featured in Top Stories

As the world becomes more and more a melting pot, cultures must struggle all the harder to maintain their traditions and identities. Indigenous peoples are no exception, and preserving their heritage is what brought tribes from across the nation to Oklahoma this week for the Indigenous Peoples Conference. The discussion: maintaining their culture before it fades away.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Fine Arts, Literature & Writing, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Civilizations, World, Government, Politics, Global Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on June 12, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/memorial day web extra.flv ONR Memorial Day Exclusive
ONR Memorial Day Exclusive

WWII Vet Harry Furr

Featured in Top Stories

The Memorial Day weekend isn't just a chance to revel in an extra day off from work. First and foremost, it's a day to honor those who have served their country. In 2007, ONR host Dick Pryor spoke with World War II veteran Harry Furr about his experiences as a glider pilot, and his first day on the job--in Normandy on D-Day. Furr passed away on Wednesday, May 23rd. He may be gone, but his service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, People & Profiles, Civilizations, World, United States, War & Conflict, Biography & Profiles, Government, Global Affairs

Originally broadcast on May 25, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

Highway 9 Spiro Mounds

Featured in Top Stories

About seven miles outside of Spiro in far eastern Oklahoma can be found the remains of what was--at one time--one of the most vibrant and dominant cultures in all of North America. It's a piece of history dating back more than a thousand years, located just north of Oklahoma's Highway 9.

Related Topics: Civilizations, United States, Archaeology

Originally broadcast on March 16, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

March 16th, 2012

A mystery from the deep it was a sight no one had seen before, thousands of huge dead catfish dead along red river. What caused it is still unknown. Oklahoma drivers can expect to see a lot more construction zones ahead as state highway bridges get replaced or receive long overdue repairs. One Oklahoma city shows how the state can turn around its ailing national health ranking. The remains of an ancient culture that rank with the treasures of the Egyptian pharaohs are found along Oklahoma's Highway 9. An equal pay advocate discusses how she took on the Supreme Court...and won. Those stories and more, on ONR.

Related Topics: Civilizations, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Women, Social Issues, Health, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on March 16, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

OK Life Cherokee Culture

Featured in Top Stories

An ancient village is part of the Cherokee Cultural Center in Park Hill. It's like entering a time machine that gives visitors a glimpse into how the tribe lived in the 18th century. Each fall hundreds of school children get more than a glimpse.... They get a chance to experience Cherokee life of the 1700's, first hand.

Related Topics: Community, Education, Civilizations

Originally broadcast on November 4, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

American Indian Museum (7:19)

Featured in ONR Extras

The state Senate will not consider a forty-million-dollar bond proposal to continue construction on the American Indian Cultural Center in Oklahoma City. Gena Timberman, Executive Director of the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority, and Senator Patrick Anderson of Enid, talked about their opposing views on this funding.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, History, News & Public Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Civilizations, Government

Originally broadcast on May 19, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Cherokee Heritage Center (2:42)

Featured in Preserving History

Each spring, the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, just south of Tahlequah, provides school students the opportunity to learn about Cherokee customs, traditions, and language.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Parents, History, Science & Nature, Religion & Beliefs, Community, Race & Ethnicity, Education, Civilizations, Natural History

Originally broadcast on March 24, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/education/Cherokee_Nation_i-pads.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Cherokee Nation i-Pads (4:06)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

The Cherokee Nation has officially made the leap from Native Culture to Pop Culture. The Cherokee language is the first native language to be featured on the newest i-Phone from Apple: the i-Phone 4. Younger Cherokee generations are now using a language that was nearly forgotten, and taking it into the 21st Century Classroom.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Parents, History, News & Public Affairs, Technology, Race & Ethnicity, Media & Technology, Education, Civilizations, United States, Science & Technology, Race & Ethnicity, Education, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on January 5, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Bones Museum (2:24)

Featured in Preserving History

America's only "skeleton museum" is located in Oklahoma City. The seven-thousand square foot Museum of Osteology is the only one of its kind in the United States.

Related Topics: History, Civilizations, United States, Archaeology, Environment, Biology & Chemistry

Originally broadcast on November 8, 2010