The Natural State
"Regnat populus" (The people rule)
June 15, 1836
The official Arkansas state tartan. At one time there were two other contenders for this honour. Colours: green represents the 'Natural State' (the State's nickname); red the original settlers; white for the diamonds and black for the rich oil reserves. Approved by State Governor Mike Huckabee in the State Capital of Little Rock on 1st September, 1998.