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Cherokee National Treasure Tommy Wildcat speaks to a group of visitors at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, Okla.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
​Every day is cheri​shed as a unique event within the Cherokee Nation. And every month, there is a new and exciting reason to visit!

The Letters of John Ross Exhibit
John Ross Museum
May 4 - Dec. 29, 2018; 10 am - 4 pm


The John Ross Museum proudly presents "The Letters of John Ross," a new exhibit demonstrating how the great statesman's letters were preserved through time and highlighting some of his most powerful writing.​
 
 
1843 Cherokee Peace Council Exhibit
Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum
June 15 - Nov. 19, 2018; 10 am- 4 pm

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the International Indian Council meeting, where Cherokee Nation invited tribes to convene in Tahlequah, Indian Territory, in peace and friendship. In honor of this important moment in Native American History, the "1843 Cherokee Peace Council Exhibit," is on-display at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum. 


Cherokee Prison: Post Statehood
Cherokee National Prison Museum
July 13, 2018 - Jan. 31, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm


With its legacy of holding the most hardened criminals of Indian Territory behind bars, the Cherokee National Prison endured and operated after Oklahoma’s statehood and well into the 20th century. What changed? What stayed the same? ​


The Saltworks of Sequoyah Exhibit
Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum
Aug. 3, 2018- Jan. 31, 2019; 10 am - 4 pm


Experience a new exhibit about an original Cherokee entrepreneur. Learn more about Sequoyah's ingenuity and inventiveness near present day Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and how salt was manufactured.

 
Moccasin Making Class
Cherokee National Prison Museum
Nov. 10, 2018; 10 am - 2 pm


Join us at the Cherokee National Prison Museum on Nov. 10 to make your own moccasins. For $35, we’ll supply the instructor and all the materials you’ll need to make a pair of traditional pucker-toe moccasins for yourself or someone special. Class sizes are limited to the first 15 people, so reserve your spot today by visiting CherokeeGiftShop.com​. Don’t forget to bring a sack lunch, as the classes run through lunchtime. 

 
Rock Your Mocs
Nation-wide
Nov. 12 - 17, 2018


Beginning Nov. 12, Native Americans across the globe will be wearing their moccasins to work, school or just casually to celebrate the seventh annual Rock Your Mocs event. This year’s week-long event is from Nov. 12 - Nov. 17. When you celebrate the week, be sure to share pictures of you rocking your mocs by posting them on the Visit Cherokee Nation Facebook page.

  
Christmas on the Square
Cherokee National Capitol Square
Dec. 7, 2018; 4 pm - 8 pm


Join us Friday, Dec. 7, for “Light Up the Christmas Season,” a special event happening at Cherokee National Capitol Square. Kids can meet Santa and enjoy activities when the lights come on at dark.

 
The First Cherokee Christmas Exhibit
Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum
Dec. 7 - 29, 2018; 10 am - 4 pm


Join us for this very special holiday exhibit at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum. The entire Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum will be decked out in natural decorations common to the year 1805. The Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum is located at 122 E. Keetoowah St. in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.