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

Every day is cherished as a unique event within the Cherokee Nation. And every month, there is a new and exciting reason to visit!

Cherokee Days
National Museum of the American Indian
March 31 - April 2

Cherokee Nation, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to share the Cherokee story in Washington, D.C. “Cherokee Days” is taking place at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian March 31 - April 2 in Washington, D.C. This three-day festival will include storytelling, an exhibit showcasing a historical timeline and live cultural art demonstrations and performances. Activities also will include a make-and-take experience, which allows children to create traditional Cherokee items.

Brown Bag Lecture Series: Cherokee National Female Seminary
John Ross Museum
April 21, 12 pm – 1 pm

Join us on Friday, April 21, from noon to 1 pm, at the John Ross Museum for this year’s first installment of our Brown Bag Lecture Series to learn more about the Cherokee National Female Seminary and its impact on Cherokee Nation and its citizens.  Admission to this exciting and revealing discussion is free and open to the public; however, space is limited. Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch.

Preservation Series: Gravestone Workshop
Tahlequah City Cemetery
May 4 & 5, 10 am - 2 pm

Join us May 4 & 5 at the Tahlequah City Cemetery to learn the important skill of preserving historic gravestones. This unique Preservation Series event is conducted in partnership with Preservation Oklahoma and Saline Preservation Association. 

Oddities of the Advocate
Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum
May 5 - Nov. 24, 10 am - 4 pm

Visit the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum beginning May 5 to learn about some of the odd stories and occurrences that were reported in the Cherokee Advocate newspaper from 1844 to 1906. This exhibit will feature actual excerpts from the Cherokee Advocate, which once was printed in the same building that now houses the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum. 

Cahokia Mounds & St. Louis Tour

Join us on an exclusive, chartered coach tour exploring historic Cahokia Mounds. This tour, developed by Cherokee Nation’s cultural tourism experts, is the ultimate experience for anyone wanting to discover hundreds of years of Native American and Cherokee traditions, culture and history in just four days. Our friendly Cherokee interpretive guides will share extraordinary, true stories and historic events – right where they happened.