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Culture

The Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma Culture and Heritage Program is responsible for the policies and programs that promote tribal content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship within the tribe and participation in traditional tribal life. We encourage youth participation and endeavor to strengthen connections among the tribal community worldwide. We also provide education on our traditions to the surrounding communities.

Our activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Traditional Hand Game
  • Cultural Dance/Traditional Dance
  • Traditional Singing of Cheyenne and Arapaho Songs
  • Pow-Wows
  • Horse Culture, Management, Horseback riding/trail riding and parade participation with tribal representation
  • Buffalo Cultural, Management and Educational Activities
  • Traditional Running Events, Sand Creek Run and the Buffalo Run
  • Language Activities, Traditional Arts, Language Emersion Camps, Workshops
  • Annual Tribal Council Meetings
  • Business Committee Meetings with the Chiefs of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes, as mandated by the Tribal Constitution
  • Other Traditional Ceremonies