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Miami Tribe of Oklahoma chief and Miami University president come together to celebrate new learning space
The MacMillan Hall classroom was a gift from Miami University to the Tribe in 2022 to commemorate their unique 50-year relationship Margo Rutledge Kissel, Miami University Communications and Marketing, 5/8/2024
A Myaamia (Miami) and Shawnee view of the eclipse
There's a lot of excitement surrounding this year's total solar eclipse, especially locally, since the path of totality includes large swaths of Ohio and Indiana. That path also encompasses the ancestral homelands of several Native American nations, including the Myaamia, or Miami, and the three Shawnee nations. Tana Weingartner, 91.7 WVXU, April 4, 2024
Eclipsing History Podcast
The department of history at Bowling Green State University has produced a podcast that looks back at eclipses of the past and explores the ways that different people from Canada, Mexico and the United States experienced eclipses. George Ironstrack, Assistant Director of the Myaamia Center and Director of the Center's Education Office, is among the diverse cast of experts interviewed for this project. Department of History, Bowling Green State University, April 3, 2024 Margo Rutledge Kissell, Miami University Communications and Marketing, Mar. 28, 2023
New exhibit explores revitalization of Miami, Peoria tribes' art form
A recently opened exhibit in Oxford explores the practice of creating painted deerskin hides by the Miami and Peoria tribes of Oklahoma. Tana Weingartner, 91.7 WVXU, February 7, 2024
Minohsayaki 'Painted Robes' Exhibition at Miami University gives voice to Peewaalia and Myaamia peoples
The exhibition, which runs from Jan. 30 through June 8, will feature a number of recent examples of painted deer hides and document the process of revitalization of this tradition after its decline from the 1700s. Miami University Communications and Marketing, Jan 23, 2024
Myaamia Center - A New School Year at Miami University - September, 2023
Letter from Daryl Baldwin, Executive Director of the Myaamia Center, to update on current activities, recent accomplishments, and future plans of the Myaamia Center at Miami University. Myaamia Center Staff, September 15, 2023
Citizens of Indigenous Ohio nations give fuller picture of state history
Citizens of indigenous nations provide a more complete picture of Ohio history. Chris Welter, WYSO, August 24, 2023
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma awarded national honor for revitalization effort
The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma has received a prestigious national award recognizing the cultural heritage and language program that has led to the first generation in 100 years learning to speak the Myaamia language. Margo Rutledge Kissell, Miami University Communications and Marketing, May 25, 2023
Myaamia Center, IT Services win 2023 CIO 100 Award
The Myaamia Center, with support from Miami University IT Services, has received a national CIO 100 Award for using innovative ways to deliver the National Breath of Life: Capacity Building for Community Language Archivists Apprenticeship Program. Margo Rutledge Kissell, Miami University Communications and Marketing, Mar. 28, 2023