Tribe to host native games event

The Cherokee Nation will host its 13th annual Traditional Native Games competition beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sequoyah's Cabin Museum, 470288 Oklahoma 101 near Sallisaw. Competitions include a cornstalk shoot, Cherokee marbles, horseshoes and blow gun, chunkey and hatchet-throwing.

Admission is free for spectators. Anyone wishing to participate should pre-register by contacting Bayly Wright at (918) 822-2427 or

Military giveaway slated

The Ruth Haze Foundation will host its Military Campaign from 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday at the Retired Military Association, 144 N. Greenwood Ave. Foundation representatives will give away free popcorn and bottles of water. The foundation offers help to area individuals, families and groups in need.

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