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The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s Cultural Resources Extension Office (CREO) invites you and your family to come and learn how to make a traditional cattail mat.  Dani Tipmann will be teaching how to harvest and prepare cattails. She will conclude the event with how to make a mat using the cattails.

Harvesting cattails:
    September 6th at 6pm - Boy Scout Office parking lot
                        8315 West Jefferson Blvd
                        Fort Wayne, In 46804

Preparing cattail:
    September 7th at 5pm - Cultural Resources Extension Office
                             10901 Trentman Rd
                        Fort Wayne, In 46816

Making cattail mats:
    September 9th from 10am to 2pm- Cultural Resources Extension Office
                        10901 Trentman Rd
                        Fort Wayne, In 46816
                             Lunch Provided


This event is intended for enrolled Tribal citizens, their spouses, and children.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact Doug Peconge for more information or to RSVP,
918-919-1484 or

Online RSVP

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Miami Tribe of Oklahoma leadership proudly announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors for Miami Nation Enterprises.  Board Members were formally appointed through Resolution 16-40, passed on Friday, September 30, 2016.  Congratulations to new MNE Board of Directors Appointees Rachel Hall Eikenberry, Joseph W. Leonard, Brett Hayes, Aaron Alsbaugh, and Lance Theobald.  New MNE Board Appointees were selected from resumes and qualifications submitted to the Business Committee for consideration.  The names of appointees were formally announced at the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma Monthly Meeting held on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 4:00 P.M.  The Monthly Meeting was formally moved from October 11, 2016 to October 4th as several members of the Business Committee will be at the National Congress of American Indians Annual Meeting the week of October 10th.  Congratulations again to the new MNE Board of Directors Members.

Daryl Baldwin, tribal Citizen and Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University has been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship. This is a highly distinguished award that recognizes his tremendous contributions to language revitalization. To read more about Daryl's fellowship click the this link.