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By John Klein
Tulsa World 

Wild Onion Dinner benefits Indian Women's Pocahontas Club


March 15, 2019

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Ollie Starr can't recall her first taste of wild onions or drink of sassafras tea.

"We grew up gathering, preparing and eating those foods," said Starr, former president of the Indian Women's Pocahontas Club. "So I don't remember the first time I ever had wild onions or grape dumplings.

"That's just the way it always was. We didn't know any different."

The Tulsa World reports the Indian Women's Pocahontas Club, the oldest chartered club in Oklahoma, will celebrate one of its oldest traditions with its Wild Onion Dinner, open to the public, on March 23.

"One of the...

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