The town of Cushing's nickname, "The Pipeline Crossroads of the World," gives a vivid snapshot of its history as an oil boomtown. Learn more about the humble beginnings of Cushing and its neighboring towns Yale and Perkins while exploring attractions from both yesterday and today.Learn More
Iowa Tribal Powwow
Bah-Kho-Je Powwow Grounds
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma will host its annual Iowa Tribal Powwow this June, and the public is invited to attend a weekend full of events. The Iowa Tribal Powwow, held in Perkins, will include traditional camping, social dancing, arts and craft vendors and plenty of food. Come to this annual powwow to view American Indian dancers in full regalia. This event will feature gourd dancing, as well as dance competition categories that will include cloth, buckskin, jingle, fancy shawl, straight, traditional, grass and fancy dancing. Juniors, teens, women and men will all be represented. Don't miss the grand entry presentations that will be held each evening of the event.