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Yellowman to Talk About Medicine Wheel at Tuesday Lecture on SWOSU Campus
September 26, 2011
Gordon Yellowman, an art historian and painter of American Indian ledger art, will conduct a lecture this Tuesday, September 27, on the Weatherford campus.
The public is invited to the 3-4:30 p.m. lecture in Stafford Center Room 104. Admission is free.
Yellowman will introduce the historical background, archeological discovery and religious significance of medicine wheel in Native American culture. The lecture is part of the art exhibition, “The Circular Movement of Cheyenne and Arapaho Culture,” that is currently on view through October 6 in the SWOSU Art Department Gallery. The exhibition provides comprehensive information focused on the culture influence of the medicine wheel within the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.
The project is sponsored by Oklahoma Humanities Council, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Language Department, Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College and SWOSU.
Additional information about the events is available from Xiaomiao Wang at (580) 774-3758 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Todd Parker at (580) 774-3032 or email@example.com, or Gordon Yellowman at 405-422-7729 or firstname.lastname@example.org.