Cherokee Phoenix announces quarterly giveaway winner

04/02/2019 09:15 AM
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Julia Dahl, of Chico, California, won a necklace and earrings made by Cherokee artist Brandi Brown during an April 1 drawing. COURTESY
TAHLEQUAH – Congratulations to Julia Dahl, of Chico, California, for the Cherokee Phoenix’s first-quarter giveaway contest.

Dahl won a necklace and earrings made by Cherokee artist Brandi Brown during an April 1 drawing.

Dahl joins Bryce Adair, of Alva; 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.

Adair won seven books by the late Cherokee author Robert J. Conley. 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 second 2019 quarterly drawing on July 1 when it gives away two pairs of earrings and a necklace by Cherokee artist Elaine Hughes.

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 email


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