November is American Indian Heritage Month


*Image courtesy of Tulsa City-County Library 

, 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:


N. Scott Momaday, a member of the Kiowa tribe 


Alex Posey, a member of the Creek tribe


Lynn Riggs, a member of the Cherokee tribe


Muriel Wright, a member of the Choctaw tribe


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