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January 5, 2015 by Wehnona Stabler (Register to contact)

Congratulations to Debbie Emhoolah for winning the "2014 Legacy Award" at the 11th Annual American Indian Achievement Awards Gala in Denver, Colorado.
Debbie is a 1975 grad of RIS.

December 6 Birthdays

December 3, 2014 by Wehnona Stabler (Register to contact)

Wishing my sister Dome-geah-day, sister Susie and brother in law Paul Keahtigh a very Happy Birthday on December 6th! Miss you all, sending good thoughts and prayers from North Dakota.

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Family recalls struggles and joys of man who died after being tased by Omaha police

June 9, 2017 by Omaha World-Herald

Bearheels lived with his mother in Oklahoma but spent time with his father in South Dakota, she and other family members said. He had been in South Dakota since October, his mother said, and was returning to Oklahoma over the weekend when the bus ...

Last Wichita speaker passes away

August 31, 2016 by KSWO

KSWOANADARKO, OK (KSWO) – Doris Jean Lamar-McLemore, the last remaining Wichita speaker, passed away on August 30, 2016. “I ask you to stop for a moment ... After 30 years of service, she retired from Riverside Indian School. She also worked at Concho ...

Caddo, Delaware tribes fighting Wichita development

June 16, 2016 by NonDoc

NonDoc... a series of stories about an ongoing land dispute between the Wichita, Caddo and Delaware nations in western Oklahoma.) ANADARKO — A cemetery on top of a hill here holds the remains of children who died while attending the Riverside Indian School.

World Cup soccer player Chris Wondolowski speaks to Anadarko school

December 5, 2014 by KSWO

KSWOANADARKO, Okla._A member of the U.S. World Cup soccer team with ties to southwest Oklahoma visited with students in the area. Chris Wondolowski spoke to a crowd of about 500 children at the Riverside Indian School in Anadarko about how they can ...

Cheryl Angela Spotted Tail

March 20, 2014 by The Lakota Country Times

Cheryl Angela Spotted Tail was born on June 13, 1966 and walked the spirit trail to the spiritual realm on March 7, 2014. Survivors include two daughters: Calena Wright, Phoenix AZ, and Calsie Wright, student at Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, OK ...

Good Samaritan Killed Helping With Weather-Related Accident

March 2, 2014 by KWTV KWTVCHICKASHA, Oklahoma -. One person is dead after a weather-related turnpike accident near Chickasha overnight Saturday. OHP said the accident occurred on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike when a car slid on the ice and hit a barrier. Rodney James Carroll, 61, ...

'Ramp It Up' celebrates Indian skate culture in Norman

February 15, 2014 by

NewsOK.comNORMAN — An opening reception for the “Ramp It Up” exhibit at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History had to be postponed because of bad weather, but that didn't stop students from the Riverside Indian School from making a field trip to see ...

Honorable Ponka-We Victors Tells Riverside Grads To Have A Dream

May 31, 2013 by KGOU

KGOUHer words to the 2013 graduating class of Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Oklahoma were probably not so different from many other commencements. She stood before them in her native dress and said, “Take every opportunity that comes your way, ...

FBI investigates Anadarko baby's death at school

November 5, 2009 by

ANADARKO — The body of a newborn found Monday was under a bed in a dormitory at Riverside Indian School, federal authorities said. ... Riverside is one of two BIA-operated boarding schools left in Oklahoma, according to The Oklahoman Archives.

Indian school offers heritage-heavy curriculum

August 20, 2007 by

NewsOK.comTheir neighbors kept up to date on happenings in Oklahoma, the tribe and the school where Makarka graduated — Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah. She now works ... The other Indian boarding school is Riverside Indian School in Anadarko. Although ...

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