Spring Celebration

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Turtle Shells
Cultural Arts

Shaking turtle shells have been an important part of cultural, religious, and expressive history of the Mvskoke people.

Learn about how turtle shells for shaking are made.

Moccasins

Traditional footwear of the Mvskoke people are Moccasins. Mvskoke style moccasins are called "Pucker Toe Moccasins".

Learn how to make your own moccasins!

History & Stories
Green Corn

Green Corn is a vital part of Mvskoke ceremonial life and is an important part of our Mvskoke history and culture.

Language
Items Around the House

Learn vocab for items around your house!

A good method to learn words of items around you is to put sticky notes with the words on the items so you can see them daily!

Emotions & Family Members

Learn new ways to express your feelings and emotions with Mvhayv Barnett

Daily Activities

Learn about describing some activities, eating dinner with everyone, and more!

Questions

Mvhayv Barnett teaches a bit about asking questions and answering them through a variety of sentences!

Church Phrases

Interested in learning phrases you can use at church? Learn more with Mvhayhv Barnett

Food & Nature
Tafvmpuce (Wild Onions)

Wild onions have been a staple in Mvskoke cuisine. Every spring, Mvskoke people come together for Wild Onion Dinners to eat and celebrate the fresh harvest of this food.

Follow on these two different journeys as you watch the wild onions be picked all the way to them being cooked and ready to eat.

Traditional Mvskoke Recipes

Carol Tiger teaches how to cook various traditional Mvskoke recipes and some history behind the dishes!

Mvskoke Corn Bread

Join in and learn how to make Mvskoke Corn Bread!

Mvskoke Folklore

Mvskoke culture is old and beautiful--and thus so are many of our stories. 

Here is a video from the vault on some folklore of the Mvskoke people

1,000 Years of Mvskoke Art

The Mvskoke people have been making art of all types for a long, long time.

This video from the vault features various of types of arts from centuries of history.

Kitchen Items

A quick video in Mvskoke showing a few kitchen essentials

Culture Paints

Join in on the Culture Paint videos for fun painting activities that are grounded in Mvskoke and native cultures!

Turtle
Buffalo
Dreamcatcher
Mvskoke Recipes
Wild Onions
Corn Husk Dolls & The Origin of Corn

Corn is a staple of the Mvskoke people--and integral part of our culture. Listen to the story of the origin of corn while learning how to make corn husk dolls!

Gathering Wood

Identifying plants in nature and good uses for them are important tools in anyone's life--but it is an essential part of Mvskoke tradition.

How to Shoot a Bow

Join John John Brown as he talks about Mvskoke weapons and shooting arrows

Animal Tracks

Learn about different animal tracks you can find in Oklahoma, and the Mvskoke words for the animals!

Making a Blow Dart

The Mvskoke people used many different weapons to train and hunt. One of these weapons was the blowgun and blow dart! All these items were made of things you can find in nature.

Learn how to make a blow dart out of thistle that grows every year here in Oklahoma.

Beading - Cab Earrings

Beading is a way that many Native peoples express themselves and their culture. If you're interested in giving it a try, here's a video on how to make beginner cab earrings.

Beading - Hanging Fringe Earrings

Want to learn more styles of beading? Here is a tutorial on hanging fringe earrings!

Beading - Hoops

The last beading video is on beaded hoops!

Fire
Fingerweaving

Fingerweaving has been used to make all sorts of regalia and items in Mvskoke culture. In modern Mvskoke culture, fingerweaving is often done to make belts, keychains, and other similar items.

The following are two videos who explain how to do a beginning weaving technique.

Health & Wellness
Boot Camp - Bonus Workout

Join Dr Nicole Been as she directs several family friendly workouts with counting in the Mvskoke langauge!

Nutrition & Healthy
Family Snacks

Trying to think of some fun or new snacks or healthy food options? Here is a playlist with several different videos from our Mvskoke Youth Wellness Series!

Nutrition | MY Wellness

Nutrition | MY Wellness

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Boot Camp - Workout 5
Boot Camp - Workout 1
Healthy Recipes

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