American history was made recently on October 26, when Amy Coney Barrett was officially confirmed to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. With an outstanding educational background, remarkable career and spotless reputation, Justice Barrett is indeed the right person at the right time to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the highest court in the land.
This week we have the Indian Pioneer Paper of Herman Workman. This interview was taken by WPA field worker Maurice Anderson in 1937 at Mr. Workman’s residence in Paoli, OK.
Me-Way-Seh Hunter Greenwood, Margaret Roach Wheeler, Brent Greenwood, Joanna Underwood Blackburn and Taloa Underwood, from left, all played a role in the creation of Sulphur’s new downtown mural on the side of Mahota Textiles. Brent and his son Me-Way-Seh put the final touches on the wall Saturday, Oct. 17.
Pedestrians and drivers can view the brightly colored public art of Brent Greenwood at the corner of Muskogee Ave. and West 3rd St. in downtown Sulphur. The depictions of the mural were inspired by Mahota Textiles designers Margaret Roach Wheeler, Taloa Underwood and Joanna Underwood Blackburn and include motifs such as the woodpecker, sweet grass, sun circles and river.
Chickasaw artist Brent Greenwood, with the help of his son Me-Way-Seh Hunter Greenwood, put the finishing touches on a downtown Sulphur mural inspired by Mahota Textiles Saturday, Oct. 17.
Looking back on the unprecedented events, hardships, challenges and losses we’ve navigated this year, certainly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a roller coaster experience none of us asked for or wanted. While it will take time to recover and find our way back to normal, I want to encourage you to remember that there is always reason to have hope in what the future can hold in America.