Route 66 Native Arts Alliance holding festival next month

Route 66 Native Arts Alliance holding festival next month

CATOOSA, Okla. — The Route 66 Native Arts Alliance is hosting a Gala & Festival the weekend of July 8-9 in Catoosa, the organization announced. The Gala is on July 8, and will feature a Native American fashion show, with both traditional and contemporary designs.  There will be an auction of items donated by the artist members; and, the winner of the $5,000 Art Purchase Award will be announced.  Victoria Mitchell Vasquez will be recognized as a Cherokee National Treasurer for her on-going efforts to support Native Art.