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Art Coulson

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Art Coulson is a writer, editor and storyteller who served as the first executive director of the Wilma Mankiller Foundation in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, after a 25-year career in journalism.
Art’s first children’s book, The Creator’s Game: A Story of Baaga’adowe/Lacrosse (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2013), told of the deep spiritual and cultural connections of American Indian people to the sport of lacrosse. His second book, Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Defeated the Army, was published by Capstone in 2018. His latest book, an expanded version of his earlier middle grade The Reluctant Storyteller, was published by Benchmark Education in 2020, with two bonus stories and all new artwork.
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Art Coulson I am working on several projects, including a follow-up to The Creator's Game, once again featuring Travis Skinaway and his family. I'm also working o…moreI am working on several projects, including a follow-up to The Creator's Game, once again featuring Travis Skinaway and his family. I'm also working on several short stories for adult readers, as well as a television project. (less)
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The Creator's Game, Cherokee Style

Cherokee Stickball


From my favorite newspaper, The Cherokee Phoenix:



TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – More than 60 children played in a stickball tournament hosted by the United Keetoowah Band on July 18 at the UKB Cultural Grounds.

UKB Cultural Director Wesley Procter said the tournament was a first for a local youth stickball league.

“I hope it makes a good impact within the 14-county jurisdiction. We have three (teams) and 20 (
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