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The flag of Oklahoma consists of a traditional Osage Nation buffalo-skin shield with seven eagle feathers on a sky blue field. Image File history File links Flag_of_Oklahoma. ... The tricolour flag of France A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification. ... Template:ROXANA This article is about the U.S. State. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Binomial name Bison bison Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies B. b. ... Genera Several, see below. ...


The Osage shield is covered by two symbols of peace: the peace pipe or calumet representing Native Americans, and the olive branch representing whites. Six white crosses, Native American symbols for stars, are spaced on the shield. The blue field represents the first official flag flown by any Native American Nation, the Choctaw flag of the American Civil War. A Lakota (Sioux) peace pipe pipestem, without the pipe itself, displayed at the United States Library of Congress A peace pipe, also called a calumet or medicine pipe, is a ceremonial smoking pipe used by many Native American tribes. ... An Atsina named Assiniboin Boy Photo by Edward S. Curtis. ... Olive branch is a colloquial term referring to a concession or a gesture of peace, as well as a peace symbol. ... White (also White people, White race or Whites) is a term used for a certain ethnic group or racial classification of people. ... Pushmataha was the most famous leader of the Choctaws. ... Combatants Union (remaining U.S. states) Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincoln† Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Strength 2,213,363 1,064,200 Casualties KIA: 110,100 Total dead: 359,500 Wounded: 275,200 KIA: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000 Wounded: 137,000+  The...


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First state flag of Oklahoma
First state flag of Oklahoma

The first state flag to fly over Oklahoma was adopted in 1911, four years after statehood. Taking the colors red, white, and blue from the Flag of the United States, the flag featured a centered white star edged in blue on a red background. The number 46 was written in blue inside the star, as Oklahoma is the forty-sixth state of the union. Image File history File links Oklahoma1911flag. ... Image File history File links Oklahoma1911flag. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... ... Flag ratio: 10:19 Flag ratio is not set, but is often 4:5 bearing a gold fringe around three edges when displayed indoors or on parade. ... 46 is the natural number following 45 and preceding 47. ...


A contest was held in 1924 to replace the flag, as the image of a white star on a red background was closely associated with communism. The winning entry, which was adopted as the state flag on 2 April 1925, resembled the current flag without the word Oklahoma on it. The state's name was added to the flag in 1941. This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ...

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