Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Request For Submissions - Please pass on!

 Tuesday, April 24, 2007 2:06 PM

Cherokee Nation Enterprises LLC (CNE) is requesting the submission of artist sketches for consideration and selection as the commissioned signature piece for the 2007 Cherokee Art Market.  Selected artwork will be purchased pursuant to Cherokee Nation Legislative Act 25-05, Cherokee Art and Facilities Act of 2005, as amended.
Requirements And Theme
  • All submission must be created and submitted by a registered member of the Cherokee Nation.
  • All artists must provide proof of their membership via a photocopy of their CDIB card, “blue card” or other official tribal membership documentation.
  • All submissions must reflect the theme, “Common Values, Common Ground: Commemorating Oklahoma History-Cherokee Nation 169 Years, Statehood 100 Years.”
  • Work must incorporate traditional Cherokee designs, themes, subject matter, materials or methods and authentically portray Cherokee culture, history, events, motifs, dress and colors relative to the identified theme.
  • A detailed description of the art represented is also required.
  • The Artist must be available to participate in the 2007 Cherokee Art Market, October 13 and 14, 2007. Booth fees will be waived for the selected artist. 
  • Purchase of copyright by CNE is a condition of purchase.  A sample contract is attached.
  • Name of artist, title, contact information and cost of artwork must be clearly identified with submission of sketch.
Price paid for the selected signature piece will be fair market value, not to exceed $5,000.00. 
Timelines:   Sketch Submission Deadline:  May 11, 2007
                    Selection Announcement:        June 1, 2007
                    Finished Selection Due:          July 1, 2007
Primary Contact for questions and sketch submission:
Linda Allen, Cherokee Nation Enterprises, LLC
P.O. Box 399, Catoosa, OK 74015
Tel:  918-384-7768
Cell: 918-931-0097
Fax:  918-384-759l
Author: CNE Communications
Date: 2007-04-24

Bear Christensen 19272 Country Lane Catoosa, Oklahoma 74015 Home: 918-739-4087 Work: 918-384-7412 Cell: 918-576-8647

Thursday, April 5, 2007

I really Enjoyed this one on Sat.! Seasoned with Spirit

Seasoned with Spirit is a new 5-part PBS series that offers viewers a culinary celebration of America’s bounty combining Native American history and culture with delicious, healthy recipes inspired by indigenous foods. Much more than simply a cooking series, each 30-minute episode of Seasoned with Spirit is a visually stunning, cultural adventure across the American landscape where viewers meet Native American peoples, see their breathtaking environs, learn their history and traditions, and, best of all, taste their cuisine. Plus, the entire series features a stirring musical score featuring today’s top Native American artists.

Loretta Barrett Oden, a renowned Native American chef, food historian and lecturer, and proud woman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, hosts the series. With her infectious humor and unstoppable enthusiasm, Loretta travels around the country to immerse herself in the lives and traditions of numerous Native American tribes. She blends her passion for delectable food and engaging storytelling to create a fascinating series for viewers of all backgrounds.  

From simple comfort foods such as Sassafras Shrimp Gumbo, to more exotic dishes as such as Grilled Buffalo Tenderloin topped with Chokecherry Au Jus, Seasoned with Spirit presents a culinary palette for every taste, and a taste for every palate. More...

Offered by PBS Plus.

SEASONED WITH SPIRIT is co-produced by Connecticut Public Television and Native American Public
Telecommunications (NAPT) in association with Resolution Pictures.
Producer: Matt Cohen
Host: Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi)
Executive Producer for NAPT: Frank Blythe (Cherokee/Dakota)
Executive Producer for CPTV: Larry Rifkin
Publicity contact: Lee Newton, CPTV, 860-275-7285,

Below are resources for stations to use in promoting their carriage of Seasoned with Spirit.

  • The press release for Seasoned with Spirit is available as a pdf* (29 KB) or word (20 KB) document.

  • Short descriptions of the Seasoned with Spirit episodes are available as a pdf* (23 KB) or word (16 KB) document.

  • Photo credits for the pictures on the right are available as pdf* (20 KB) or word (9 KB) documents.

  • High quality stills (examples can be seen to your right) from Seasoned with Spirit are available for download in jpg format: Image 1 (1.2 MB) Image 2 (1.28 MB) Image 3 (1021 KB) Image 4 (1.33 MB)

  • Listen in RealMedia to the public radio program "Here On Earth: Radio Without Borders" that recently featured Loretta

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Program Host Loretta Cooking
Standford Addison and Camera

Image 1 (1.2 MB) Image 2 (1.28 MB) Image 3 (1021 KB) Image 4 (1.33 MB)

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