KIOWA HAPPENINGS: Chairman SpottedBird discusses American Indian Exposition, turning Hobart into a smart city
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Kiowa Tribe Chairman, Lawrence SpottedBird, joined 7News to discuss the current Kiowa happenings.
The American Indian Exposition will be taking place in Anadarko from August 2 through 5. It will take place at the Caddo County Fairgrounds. Everyone will be welcome and there will be parades on the 2 and the 5 featuring tribes from all over.
There will also be a horseback relay race involving a native rider beginning on foot and hopping onto a horse bareback to complete a full lap around the track to jump off of the horse and complete the cycle until the completion of the race. There will also be a sheep race for kids.
Officials from the Kiowa Tribe visited the city of Pharr in Texas, a designated smart city. The tribe has plans to work with city officials in Hobart to convert Hobart into a smart city. They plan to meet with Hobart officials as well as the mayor of Pharr, Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez, to discuss turning the city into a smart city from scratch.
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