MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 28, 2012

P.M. UPDATE: VA to hold Native American History Month program


— The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Native American History Month Program at 11:30 a.m. Friday to honor the service and heritage of Native American veterans.

The program will be held in the medical center’s Downing Room, which is located on the second floor of the hospital. Light refreshments will be served.

Guest speaker will be Dana Tiger, an award-winning, internationally acclaimed artist, who is best known for her watercolors and acrylic paintings depicting the strength and determination of Native American women.  

Her work is currently on display in Paris at the Salon du Dessin and has been displayed in special exhibits by the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Her watercolors and paintings can also be seen in galleries, universities, Native American institutions and state buildings nationwide.

Tiger is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and was inducted into the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame in 2001 in recognition for her accomplishments as an artist.

The program will also include booth displays featuring Native American artwork, quilts and clothing.

Information: (918) 577-4150.