Block #5 Oklahoma - Indian Blanket
More than 50 languages are spoken in the state of Oklahoma. There are 55 distinct Indian tribes that make the state their home, and each of these tribes has its own language or dialect. Oklahoma’s Indian heritage is honored in its official state seal and flag. The present Oklahoma state flag depicts an Indian war shield, stars, eagle feathers, and an Indian peace pipe, as well as a white man’s symbol for peace, and olive branch. State symbols; flower is Indian Blanket, insect honey bee, and butterfly black swallowtail.