Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission to Host 21st Annual Dream Keepers Awards Banquet Nov. 13
This article was archived on 11/14/2018
The Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission will host its 21st Annual Dream Keepers Awards Banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall at the University of Oklahoma Schusterman Campus, 4502 E. 41st St. The event is held in November – National Native American Heritage Month, to honor the Dream Keepers and celebrate Tulsa’s diversity.
This event is open to the public, with $10 tickets sold at the door – no RSVPs necessary. A traditional Native dinner will be served, and guests also may bid on items in a silent auction. Former award recipient veterans will comprise the color guard for the ceremony, with Commissioner Matt Roberts to serve as master of ceremonies.
Awards will be presented to these Dream Keepers:
- Kenneth Anquoe Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Kent Smith
- Lewis B. Ketchum Excellence in Business – Chuck Garrett
- Charles Chibitty Family Community Contributor Award – Joyce Deere
- Will Anquoe Humanitarian Award – Susie Wallace
- Rennard Strickland Education Leadership Award – Jean Froman
- Perry Aunko Indigenous Language Preservation Award – Ben Yahola
- Moscelyne Larkin Cultural Achievement Award – Becky Hobbs
- Dr. Ralph Dru Career & Professional Award – Terry Mason Moore
- Jim Thorpe Sports Excellence Award – Eddie Dukes
- Red Eagle Sacred Circle of Spirituality Award – Rev. Kyle Taylor
- Roberta Gardipe American Indian Veterans Award – Milton Denny