Cherokee Phoenix announces quarterly giveaway winner

BY STAFF REPORTS
01/07/2019 05:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – Congratulations to Bryce Adair, of Alva, for winning the Cherokee Phoenix’s fourth-quarter giveaway contest.

Adair won a collection of seven books by the late Cherokee author Robert J. Conley. His widow Evelyn Conley donated the books in 2018.

He joins Naomi Birdtail, of Tahlequah; Dusty Helbling, of Ozark, Arkansas; James McNew, of El Dorado, Kansas; Geneva Collins, of Park Hill; Steven Rice, of Bartlesville; Patrick Swartz, of Bellevue, Nebraska; Charlotte Foster from Chelsea; Dana Parks from Brownsboro, Texas; Nan Butler, of Wellston, Wauneta Wine of Columbia, Maryland; and Dale Easky of St. Clair, Missouri, as Cherokee Phoenix quarterly giveaway winners.

Birdtail won a handmade buffalo tooth necklace by Cherokee artist Sherri Hattori. Helbling won a custom 12-foot, two-piece fishing pole by Larry Fulton of Larry’s Bait and Tackle in Fort Gibson. McNew won a loom-woven blanket by Cherokee weaver Janice Dreadfulwater, of Tahlequah. Collins won a handcrafted wooden art by Cherokee artist Jay Cox of Notchietown Hardwoods. Rice won a booger mask and scissor-cut art by Tana Washington of Scissor Cut Art. Swartz won an 18-inch-by-24-inch limited-edition giclee on canvas titled “Gifts of Life” by Traci Rabbit of Rabbit Studios. Foster won a finger-woven belt made by Cherokee artist Jules Brison of Waterspider Creations. Parks won beaded jewelry made by Native Uniques owner Samantha Barnes. Butler won four painted tiles by Cherokee artist MaryBeth Timothy of MoonHawk Art. Wine won a carving by Cherokee sculptor Matthew Girty, and Easky won a knife by Cherokee knife maker Ray Kirk.

The Cherokee Phoenix will hold its first 2019 quarterly drawing on April 1 when it gives away a necklace and matching earrings by Cherokee artist Brandi Brown.

Entries for the drawing can be obtained by donating to the Cherokee Phoenix’s Elder/Veterans Fund or buying a Cherokee Phoenix subscription or merchandise. One entry is given for every $10 spent or donated.

For more information regarding the giveaways, call Samantha Cochran at 918-207-3825 or Justin Smith at 918-207-4975 or samantha-cochran@cherokee.org
or justin-smith@cherokee.org.

Culture

BY STAFF REPORTS
03/19/2019 04:09 PM
The sixth annual “Cherokee Days Festival” April 12–14 features the three federally recognized Chero...

BY STAFF REPORTS
03/14/2019 08:56 AM
PARK HILL – The Cherokee Heritage Center has announced a new exhibit, “Earth Shakers: The Influence of Cherokee Women,” is coming to the CHC museum May 11 – Aug. 3.

The exhibit will include visual arts made by eastern and western Cherokee women artists and will highlight the accomplishments of Cherokee wome...

BY STAFF REPORTS
03/08/2019 01:22 PM
After retiring from an international opera care...

BY WILL CHAVEZ
Assistant Editor – @cp_wchavez
03/08/2019 09:00 AM
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee National Capitol Building is a downtown landmark and will continue to be as the tribe’s Cultural Tourism department readies the 152-year-old building to be a history museu...

BY ROGER GRAHAM
Multimedia Producer – @cp_rgraham
03/06/2019 01:06 PM
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation’s 2019 Traditional Native Games locations and dates have been set, officials said.

The games begin March 30 at the Sam Hider Health Center in Jay. Other dates are April 20 at Carl Albert State College’s Sallisaw campus, May 4 at Maryetta School in Stilwell, June 29 at the Coowee...

BY GRANT NEUGIN
Reporter
02/27/2019 08:37 AM
Steve Inskeep, a National Public Radi...