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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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Indian education officials meet with school leaders in Oklahoma

December 4, 2017 by

NewsOK.comANADARKO — Long accused of under serving thousands of Native American students, the federal agency that oversees 183 Indian schools across the country — including five in Oklahoma — is working to establish a new direction. Officials with the Bureau ...

Last Wichita speaker passes away

August 31, 2016 by KSWO

KSWODoris Jean Lamar McLemore was born April 16, 1927 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Mae Lamar of Gracemont. Doris was raised by her grandparents Walter and Hushseah Lamar. She graduated from Riverside Indian School in 1947. She was a proud member of the Wichita ...

Caddo, Delaware tribes fighting Wichita development

June 16, 2016 by NonDoc

NonDoc(Editor's Note: This is the first in 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 ...

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 achieve ...

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

KGOUBrownback in 2011 offered an apology to Native Americans for the wrongs and forced relocations of the tribes in Kansas. Victors said she would like to see that apology come from the lawn of the White House as well. “That would be awesome!” she said ...

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. The FBI is investigating the infant's death because it's on federal land, but authorities have not determined whether ...

Indian school offers heritage-heavy curriculum

August 20, 2007 by scholar who devised the Cherokee alphabet, is one of the state's two American Indian boarding schools, relics of a forced-acculturation past that now unite tribes. The other Indian boarding school is Riverside Indian School in Anadarko. Although ...

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