“I rarely go to any Indian event in Oklahoma that someone doesn’t tell me how much they appreciate AARP’s work within the Native American community and it’s exciting to see that work continue to grow.” Nominations for the 2016 AARP Oklahoma Indian Elder Honors are being accepted now through June 1 online HERE or by calling 405-715-4474. This forum covers Fort Cobb, OK local community news, events for your calendar, and updates from colleges, churches, sports, and classifieds. Give us your feedback on government issues or coverage from TV stations and Radio networks in your area.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.are a Native American people originally occupying the Southeastern United States (modern-day Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana).Their Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean language family group. So did Susan Meyer in Desperate Housewives and of course, Jules Cobb in Cougar Town.
During the American Revolution, most Choctaw supported the Thirteen Colonies' bid for independence from the British Crown.Tewanna Edwards, a member of the Chickasaw Nation who also serves on the AARP Oklahoma Executive Council, says as an outgrowth of the Indian Elder Honors, AARP has built partnerships and collaborations with tribal nations and organizations on issues affecting Native American elders, including cultural preservation, hunger, transportation, aging-in-place and health disparities.“AARP demonstrated it was serious about working with Native Americans by honoring elders first,” says Edwards, a resident of Shawnee, who represented AARP at the White House Conference on Aging Native American Listening Session last year.For more than 40 years, Caddo Kiowa Technology Center has provided career training, business and industry services and leadership programs to a rural district in southwest Oklahoma.CK has remained unwavering in its commitment to stay on the cutting edge of technology and service and in working with its business, education and agency stakeholders in each community.