OKLAHOMA CITY — A local Indigenous poet will host a workshop at the Oklahoma History Center on poetry writing and zine making. The class will take place on Saturday, March 2, from 1-4 p.m.

Alannah Benae will work with students on poetry writing and walk them through creating a zine. Poets of all experience levels, from beginners to long-time writers, are invited to join the workshop. Benae is a local writer, poet, and writing instructor. She is an enrolled member of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe and is also Oglala Lakota, Kickapoo, Delaware, and Cheyenne-Arapaho. Her work has been showcased in both in-state and out-of-state gallery showings.

Tickets can be purchased online. The cost is $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $15 for nonmembers. The registration deadline is Saturday, February 24. The workshop is limited to 15 participants.

The Oklahoma History Center Museum is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. in Oklahoma City. It is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call 405-522-0765 or visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter for admission costs and group rates.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.