CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0002 PAINTED PONIES
OKC's Remington Park hosted "Oklahoma Classics" night in October of 2012. The event featured a number of Oklahoma-bred horse races along with Native American art . Some of the events featured horses bearing traditional Native symbols. Several Native artists painted the horses, which were also seen nationwide on simulcast.
CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0005 TRAVEL PLAZA GROUNDBREAKING
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes broke ground in November of 2012 on a 5500 sq foot travel plaza on Black Kettle Blvd just west of highway 51. An 8800 sq foot casino was planned next to the travel plaza. The projected opening date was late spring of 2013.
CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0006 TITLE VII MONEY = IPADS FOR CLINTON STUDENTS
The Clinton, OK school district is attempting to equip all of its students with iPads as learning tools. The plan is to load the iPads with the students' textbooks and various other learning apps to help them retain the knowledge they need. It is a kind of pilot program, and Clinton is using Title VII funds to purchase the iPads for its Native students.
CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0007 CANTON HEADSTART
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes held a grand opening for their new Headstart building in Canton, Oklahoma in January of 2013. The new 6,400 sq ft building replaces the 130-year-old Cantonment Historical Building that Headstart had occupied for many years.
CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0008 HEART WALK
The Cheyenne and ArapahoTribes' Diabetes Wellness Program sponsored a one mile "Heart Walk" to raise awareness about diabetes and heart disease. Walks were also held the same day at several locations in the tribal service area.
CATV 47 COMMUNITY 0009 NATIVE CROSSROADS
The "Native Crossroads" Film Festival and Symposium was held at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History on the campus of the University of Oklahoma. The festival, held in February of 2013 and focusing on Native films, was the first of its kind in the state. Documentaries, cartoons, and short films were screened along with presentations from guest filmmakers.