November is American Indian Heritage Month

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*Image courtesy of Tulsa City-County Library 


Oklahoma
, a Choctaw word meaning “red people,” has the second largest American Indian population in the United States.  

Not surprisingly, many of Oklahoma’s Indians are talented writers:

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N. Scott Momaday, a member of the Kiowa tribe 

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Alex Posey, a member of the Creek tribe

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Lynn Riggs, a member of the Cherokee tribe

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Muriel Wright, a member of the Choctaw tribe

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