WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource
November 1, 2015 -- November 30, 2015
McAlester Public Library
401 N. 2nd St.
McAlester, OK 74501
This free, interactive exhibit portrays the challenges of water management and conservation in Oklahoma and examines the Congressional policy-making process. The exhibit features educational items on the effects of national policies on Oklahoma's water resources and information about how to engage with the state's policy makers. The exhibit is presented by the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center and will travel to eleven libraries and museums across Oklahoma through November 2016.
Cherokee Syllabary: From Talking Leaves to Pixels
November 14, 2015 -- April 30, 2016
Cherokee Heritage Center
21192 S. Keeler Dr.
Park Hill, OK 74451
Cherokee Syllabary: From Talking Leaves to Pixels is an interactive exhibit that explores the artistic creation of the Cherokee written language in the early 19th century and examines its use up to the present day.The exhibit traces the origins of the Cherokee language and illustrates its evolution from a purely oral language to the written form created by Sequoyah known as "talking leaves." The exhibit also examines the modern impact technologies like the internet and smart phones have had on the Cherokee language.