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Osage Literary Landmark in Pawhuska

Osage Literary Landmark in Pawhuska

November 17, 2009

John Joseph Mathews: Osage Writer

To coincide with National American Indian Heritage Month in November, the Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma will host events honoring Osage writer John Joseph Mathews. A special exhibit on Mathews will be on view at the Osage Tribal Museum. Related activities will include publishing a booklet on Mathews’ life and the historical significance of his writing, which will be distributed to area high school students and attendees of the following events:

•  November 17, 2 p.m., Osage Tribal Museum, 819 Grandview Ave., Pawhuska. Dedication of the John Joseph Mathews Literary Landmark, a national designation for deceased literary figures and locations associated with their work. The event will include remarks from Osage dignitaries and a keynote address by Dr. Carter Revard. Information: 918/287-5441

•  November 18, 7 p.m., Pawhuska Public Library, 301 E. 6th St., Pawhuska. Dr. Carter Revard will discuss John Joseph Mathews. Information: 918/287-3989