Category Archives: History

Clara Brown Dance

The Clara Brown Dance is held in loving memory of Clara Brown and Haskell Brown and all our loved ones that are gone but not forgotten. Every year Charlene Wright and family honor the elders. Honorary elders selected over the … Continue reading

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Caddo Resources

Books of the Caddo For more information on the Caddo people, we’ve compiled a brief bibliography¬†of books about the Caddos’ below: Herbert Eugene Bolton: The Hasinais: Southern Caddoans As Seen by the¬†Earliest Europeans Jeff Bowen: Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Fort Sill … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation

The Cultural Preservation Department implements several federal laws which protect cultural heritage resources. It also encompasses a range of preservation programs, including language preservation, NAGPRA / Repatriation, and Historic Preservation. Continue reading

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Caddo Culture Club

Caddo Culture Club Officers: Michael Meeks II, Chairman Contact: PO Box 231 Binger, Oklahoma 73009 CaddoCultureClub@Yahoo.com The Caddo Culture Club is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1988 in an effort to preserve the culture and traditions of the … Continue reading

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Hasinai Society

The Hasinai Society is an organization that works to preserve traditional Caddo culture and pass these traditions on to future generations. We focus on music and dance, language, and traditional crafts. Our main programs are an annual summer youth camp, … Continue reading

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Caddo Heritage Museum

The Caddo Heritage Museum is committed to preserving the cultural
traditions of the Caddo people. The museum specializes in the material
culture of both pre-Contact and present-day Caddo people. Continue reading

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Heritage & Culture

The Caddo people maintain many of their traditional ways and actively work to preserve their unique tribal culture. One of the most striking features of traditional Caddo culture is the great quantity of social dances that are preserved to this … Continue reading

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Language Preservation

The Caddo language is a member of the Caddoan language family. It is linguistically related to the Pawnee, Arikara, Wichita, and Keechi languages. Each band of the Caddo had a distinct dialect, but these dialects could generally be understood by … Continue reading

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Library & Resource Center

The Caddo Nation maintains a library and resource center at the Caddo Heritage Museum. Our holdings currently include over 400 volumes, most of which deal with topics directly relating to the Caddo people. Continue reading

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