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S.S. Burrus is a member of the Paint Clan, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Sam is also known as 'Nannehi Tolese Siam' which in Cherokee means 'Going about Grasshopper Sam'.




S.S. Burrus

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About Us

Awards and Honors

Two Awards/ Santa Fe Indian Market- N.M.

Symposium on the American Indian- Tahlequah, Ok.

Grand Award & Medallion of Honor- Trail of Tears Art Show- Heritage Center, Tahlequah, Ok.

Paris Show- Versailles Park- Paris, France

Award- Kituwah Intertribal Show- Ashville, N.C. Sculpture- Demonstrated Gourd Carving

Best of Southwest- Preview of S.S. Burrus Fashions- Dallas Indian Market Center, Dallas TX.

Santa Fe Indian Market- Traditional Southeast Woodland Fashion Showing and Market Participant

Private Showing SS. Burrus Fashions- Nichemark International- Dallas, TX

Gift of "Raven's Pipe" presented to the King and Queen of Spain

First Award- I.A.T.E.- Xenia, Ohio

First Award- Five Tribes Museum- Muskogee, Oklahoma

Two time Award winner- Intertribal Ceremonial- Gallup, New Mexico

Best of Show- Council of Arts of Oklahoma

Award- Red Earth- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Award- Tulsa Indian Festival- Tulsa, Oklahoma

Award- Five Tribes Museum Annual Competition- Muskogee, Oklahoma

Award- Art Under the Oaks-Five Tribes Museum- Muskogee, Oklahoma

National Winner of Dallas Mural Project- Dallas, Texas

Dedication of 55' by 35' outdoor mural- 'WE ARE ONE' by SS.Burrus, at Lamar and Main Street, Downtown Dallas, Texas

First- Oklahoma Indian Market- Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Award Tulsa Indian Arts Festival- Tulsa, Oklahoma

Permanent Collections

Oklahoma University- Dr. Rennard Strickland, Director of American Indian Law & Policy Center- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Smithsonian- Office of Dr. Rayna Green

Museum of the Cherokee Indian- Cherokee, North Carolina

Trail of Tears Heritage Museum- Hopkinsville, Kentucky

State Trail of Tears Museum- Jackson. Missouri

Five Civilized Tribes Museum- Muskogee, Oklahoma

Cherokee Heritage Museum and Gallery- Saunook Village, North Carolina

Heritage Center Museum- Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Aurora Center Museum- Aurora, Colorado

Diablo Valley Montessori School- Lafayette, California

A. Eiteljorg Museum- Indianapolis, Indiana

State Trail of Tears Museum- Cape Girardeau, Missouri


Cover and Content Illustrations for How the Mouse Got Brown Teeth, Mondo Publishing 1996.

Illustrations for Four Ancestors, BridgeWater Books 1996.

Cover and Content Illustrations for Dat~so~la~lee Artisan, Modern Curriculum Press: 1995.

Cover and Content Illustrations for The Girl Who Married the Moon, BridgeWater Books 1994.

Cover and Content Illustrations for The Trail on Which They Wept, Silver/Burdett Press: New York: July 1992.

1994 Wintercount Calendar

Prose in Why do They Whisper published by "All My Relations", Dallas, Texas

Five Prints Published by Wintercount Greeting Cards

Man & Nature II Published by Aqua Planet, Tokyo

Cover art "No Time to Wait" for Midwestern Directories Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Cover art for CD's and cassettes for Sound of America- Records New Mexico.


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