CN to host Native American art market in October

BY STAFF REPORTS
08/27/2012 03:00 PM
CATOOSA, Okla. – Art enthusiasts are expected to gather at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as more than 130 Native American artists from across the country will display their work during the seventh annual Cherokee Art Market on Oct. 13-14.

Collectors and art lovers can view and purchase the world’s finest Native American artwork, representing more than 45 different tribes, in mediums such as beadwork, pottery, painting, basketry, sculptures and textiles during the market. Guests can also enjoy various cultural demonstrations and performances.

“The Cherokee Art Market has become one of the premier Native American art shows in the United States, which is a testament to the flourishing talent and abilities of the artists,” Principal Chief Bill John Baker said. “The show continues to provide Native American artists with a venue to feature their art and generate an income from a substantial number of art collectors and general enthusiasts from around the country.”

An awards reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 in the casino’s Sky Room in honor of the Cherokee Art Market winners. More than $75,000 in prize money will be awarded across 20 categories. The public is welcome to attend the awards reception. Tickets are available for $25 per person and will be available at the door.

More than 5,000 guests attended 2011’s art market and organizers are expecting an even greater turnout this year. The market is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 13 and 14. Admission to the market is $5 per person.

To purchase tickets, obtain entry forms or receive additional information, call 918-384-6990 or visit www.CherokeeArtMarket.com.
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ᎦᏚᏏ, ᎣᎦᎵᎰᎻ.– ᎠᏃᏢᏅᏍᎩ ᎤᎵᎮᎵᏍᏗ ᏗᎬᏩᎾᏓᏅᏗ ᏛᏂᎷᏥ ᎾᎿ ᏍᏓᏱ ᏅᏯ ᏧᏂᏒᏍᏗ ᎠᎴ ᏧᏂᏆᏂᏲᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎤᏂᎪᏕᏍᏗ ᎾᏃ ᏍᎪᎯᏧᏈ ᏦᏍᎪᎯ ᎠᏁᎯᏯ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎠᏁᎯ ᎠᏃᏢᏅᏍᎩ ᎠᎴ ᏗᎾᏟᎶᏍᏔᏅᎲᏍᎩ ᏂᎬ ᏂᏙᏓᏳᏂᎶᏒᎢ ᎠᎴ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏂᏛᏛᏁᎵ ᎢᏳᏍᏗ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎾᎿ ᎦᎵᏉᎩᏁ ᎠᏍᏆᎵᏍᎬ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎠᏂᏝᏅᏍᎩ ᏚᏂᏃᏗ ᎧᎴᏍᏗ ᏦᎦᏚᏏᏁ ᎠᎴ ᏂᎦᏚᏏᏁᎢ.

ᎠᏂᏟᏏᏍᎩ ᎠᎴ ᎪᏢᏅᏅ ᎤᏂᎸᏉᏗ ᎡᎵᏊ ᎤᏂᎪᏩᏛᏗ ᎠᎴ ᎬᏩᏂᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᎨᏒᏗ ᎾᎿ ᏬᏌᏂᏴ ᎠᏁᎯᏯ ᎠᎹᏱᏟ ᎠᏁᎯ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅᎯ, ᏓᏁᏙᎮᏍᏗ ᎤᏂᎪᏓ ᎾᏃ ᏅᎩᏍᎪ ᎯᏍᎩ ᎢᏯᏂᎳᏍᏓᎳ, ᎾᎿ ᎠᏕᎳ ᏗᏯᎸᏙᏗ ᏓᏃᏢᏗᏍᎪ ᏧᏓᎴᏅᏓ, ᏚᏓᎫᎫ, ᎠᏑᏫᏒᏅ ᏧᎾᏟᎶᏍᏔᏅᏅ, ᎤᏂᏲᏝᏅᏅ ᎠᎴ ᎠᎾᏬ ᎬᏗ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅᎢ ᎯᎠ ᏂᎦᏓ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏄᏅᏁᏍᏗ. ᎠᏁᏙᎯ ᎤᏂᎪᎵᏱᎢᏓᏍᏗ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ ᎠᎴ ᏄᏍᏛ ᎾᎾᏛᏁᎲ ᎠᎴ ᎢᏳᎾᏛᏁᎵᏓᏍᏗ ᎤᏂᎲ ᎾᎿ ᎠᏃᏢᏅᏍᎬ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᏂᎦᎵᏍᏗᏍᎪ ᎾᏳ ᎢᏳᏍᏗ ᎠᏴᏫᏯ ᎨᏒᎢ.

“ᎾᏍᎩ ᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎠᏂᏝᏅᏍᎩ ᎤᎾᏓᏡᎬ ᏭᎾᏟᎢᎶᏢ ᎾᎿ ᎢᎬᏱ ᎠᏁᎯᏯ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎾᏅᏁᎰ ᎾᎿ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎤᏙᏢᏒ, ᎾᏍᎩ ᎧᏃᎮᎢ ᎾᎿ ᎠᏛᏍᎬ ᎠᏂᎦᏔᎾᎥᎢ ᎠᎴ ᎾᎾᏛᏁᎲ ᎠᏃᏢᏅᏍᎬᎢᏩ,” ᎤᎬᏫᏳᎯ Bill John Baker ᎠᏗᏍᎬᎢ. “ᎯᎠ ᎾᎾᏛᏁᎲ ᏂᎦᏯᎢᏐ ᎠᎾᏁᎸᏍᎪ ᎠᏁᎯᏯ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎠᏃᏢᏅᏍᎩ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎢᏳᏅᏁᏗ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎠᎴ ᎤᎾᎵᏍᏕᎸᏙᏔᏂᏓᏍᏗ ᎤᏂᎷᏤᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎤᏂᎪᏓ ᎤᏂᏩᏒᏍᎩ ᎠᎴ ᏂᎬᎾᏛ ᏂᏙᏓᏳᏂᎶᏒ ᎠᏂᏖᏃᎵᏙ ᎠᏂᎪᏩᏘᏍᎪᎢ.”

ᎤᎾᏓᏠᏒ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎢᏧᏅᏗ ᏛᏍᏆᎸᎯ ᎦᎵᏉᎩ ᎢᏳᏩᏂᎸ ᏒᎯᏰᏯ ᏚᏂᏃᏗ ᏔᎳᏚᏏᏁ ᎾᎿ ᏧᏂᏆᏂᏲᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎦᎸᎶ ᎧᏅᏑᎸ ᏚᏙᎥᎢ ᎾᎿ ᎤᎾᏓᏠᏒ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏃᏢᏅᏅ ᎤᎾᏓᏠᏒᎢ. ᎤᎪᏕᏍᏗ ᎾᏃ ᎦᎵᏆᏍᎪ ᎯᏍᎩ ᎤᎦᏴᎵ ᎢᏕᎸ ᎤᎾᏌᏍᏕᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᏔᎵᏍᎪ ᎢᎦ ᏚᏙᏢᏒ ᎤᏂᎩᏍᏗᎢ. ᎾᎿ ᎾᏂᎥ ᎬᏩᏁᏓᏍᏗ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᎸᎡᎸᎢ. ᎠᏆᏂᏲᏍᏗ ᏚᏂᏍᎪᎸᏕᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎯᏍᎩᏦᏁ ᎠᏕᎸ ᏚᏂᎬᏩᎶᏕᏍᏗ ᎠᏴᏫ ᎨᏒᎢ ᎠᎴ ᏩᏴᏍᏙᏗ ᏚᏂᎾᎡᏍᏗ.

ᎤᎪᏕᏍᏗ ᎾᎿ ᎯᏍᎩ ᏯᎦᏴᎵ ᏚᏁᏙᎸ ᎾᎿ ᏔᎵ ᏯᎦᏴᎵ ᏌᏚ ᏥᎨᏒ ᎠᎴ ᏗᏄᎪᏔᏂᏙ ᎠᎾᏓᏅᏖᏍᎬ Ꮟ ᎤᏂᎪᏕᏍᏗ ᎯᎠ ᏧᏕᏘᏴᏌᏓ. ᎾᎿ ᎤᏂᏝᎾᎥ ᎤᏂᏍᏚᎢᏓ ᎨᏒ ᏍᎪᎯ ᏳᏩᏂᎸ ᏌᎾᎴ ᎠᎴ ᎯᏍᎩ ᎢᏳᏩᏂᎸ ᏒᎯᏰᏯ ᎢᎪᎯᏓ ᏚᏂᏃᏗ ᏦᎦᏚᏏᏁ ᎠᎴ ᏂᎦᏚᏏᏁᎢ. ᎠᏴᏍᏙᏗ ᎾᎿᎢ ᎯᏍᎦᏕᎸ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ ᎠᏏᏴᏫ.

ᎠᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᎯᎠ ᎠᏴᏍᏙᏗ, ᎠᎴ ᎪᎱᏍᏗ ᏦᏢᏅᏅ ᏱᏣᎭ ᏱᏣᏚᎵ ᎬᏂᎨᏒ ᎢᏨᏗᎢ ᎯᎠ ᎧᏃᎮᏢᏍᎩ, ᎯᎠ ᏩᏟᏃᎮᏗ 918-384-6990 ᎠᎴ ᏗᏩᏛᎯᏓᏍᏗ www.CherokeeArtMarket.com

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