Author Archives: William Swaim

A time for Wyandottes to ‘Gather’

By Lloyd Devine Wyandotte Nation
Culture Committee Chairman This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Wyandotte Nation Pow-Wow. I invite you to come and learn the traditions and history of pow-wow, and how it fits into our Wyandotte … Continue reading

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NOTICE: No election in 2014

The Election Committee of the Wyandotte Nation has determined that there will be no election of Wyandotte Nation officials for 2014 as no positions were contested. Therefore, it is not necessary to hold an annual election at the Tribe’s annual … Continue reading

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Wyandotte Nation’s Annual Fireworks Display July 3

  The Wyandotte Nation will host an Independence celebration with live music and fireworks display Thursday, July 3, at the Wyandotte Nation Pow-Wow Grounds, located 5.2 miles East of Wyandotte, Okla., on HWY 60. Food vendors will be on site. … Continue reading

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Leland Bearskin honored on Memorial Day

The Wyandotte Nation Honor Guard honored U.S. Air Force Major (Ret.) Leland Bearskin (Sept. 11, 1921 – Oct. 5, 1993) Monday, May 26 at the Wyandotte Indian Cemetery during a special ceremony. Leland was the twin brother of Chief Leaford Bearskin. … Continue reading

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