Mvskoke Etvlwv – The Muscogee People
Lecture Series: Tuesdays in September, 6:30 pm
Presented by Justin Giles, Director
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Cultural Center & Archives
Each night will begin with a brief history of Muscogee people, followed by a specific topic:
September 1st – Native American stick and ball games – exploring the relations between the indigenous stick and ball games ranging from southeastern Muscogean stickball to Iroquoian lacrosse.
September 8th – Guest speaker, yet to be determined
September 15th – Myth of a North American wilderness – exploring the mound cities of the Mississippian Mound Builders throughout the Ohio Valley and the southeast. Muscogee people are direct descendants of these city planners.
September 22nd – Muscogee fine art to pop culture – exploring the contribution of Muscogee artists to the American art scene. From southeastern art motifs, music, contemporary art, to Will Sampson.
September 29th – Muscogee Council House and Museum Collection – exploring the history of the Muscogee Capitol City of Okmulgee, the Historic Council House, and museum collection.