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The flag of the state of Oklahoma consists of a traditionalbuffalo-skin shield with seven eagle feathers on a sky blue field.
The Osage shield is covered by two symbols of peace: therepresenting , and the representing European Americans. Six golden brown crosses, Native American symbols for stars, are spaced on the shield. The blue field is inspired by the flag adopted by the tribe in 1860 and carried though the . The blue field also represents devotion. The shield surmounted by the calumet and olive branch represents defensive or protective warfare, showing a love of peace by a united people.
Theof Oklahoma consists of the surrounded by five white stars on a green background. The flag has a golden fringe around its edges.
Historical Flag of OklahomaEdit
Oklahoma's first flag was adopted in 1911, four years after statehood. Taking the colors red, white, and blue from the flag of the United States, the flag featured a large centered white star fimbriated in blue on a red field. The number 46 was written in blue inside the star, as Oklahoma was the forty-sixth state to join the Union.