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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
Myaamia Winter Gathering by Miami University
The 26th Annual Myaamia Winter Gathering was held January 27-28, 2023. The event doubled as a final celebration of the 50th anniversary of the partnership between the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University. Miami University Communications and Marketing, Feb. 9 , 2023
This parent reclaimed her heritage because of where her son went to college
Growing up, Kathy Carter Young knew her heritage. She knew she was Myaamia (Miami). Her father, born in Richmond, Ind., would take her to visit important, sacred sites like Seven Pillars near Peru, Ind., along the Mississinewa River. Tana Weingartner, 91.7 WVXU, Feb. 2, 2023
Myaamia Data and More
Native communities around the world are looking for ways to maintain their culture and their language. Meanwhile, some colleges and universities in the U.S. are trying to come to terms with the fact that their campuses are located on what were once tribal lands. Stats and Stories, Feb 2, 2023