TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in November, including the Angel Project kickoff and the tribe’s Veterans Appreciation Day. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office hosts the 10th annual TERO Certified Indian-Owned Engage Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. This event gives TERO companies an opportunity to showcase their businesses. At 6 p.m., the tribe hosts its annual TERO Certified Indian Owned Business Awards Banquet. For more information, call 918-453-5430.
The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah celebrates the Cherokee Heritage Festival. Students participate in experiential learning about Cherokee culture throughout the ages in this outdoor event. The Cherokee Heritage Center is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or visit www.cheorkeeheritage.org.
The first Saturday of each month the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah offers genealogy classes dedicated to the research process of tracing Cherokee ancestry taught by experienced genealogists. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or visitwww.cherokeeheritage.org.
The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah offers free admission to members or citizens of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes and one guest. Must show proof of tribal citizenship.
9 a.m. – The Cherokee Nation hosts its Veterans Appreciation Day event at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah. All veterans are welcome to attend. The event will include breakfast, a program and a wreath-laying ceremony at the Cherokee Warrior Memorial. After the wreath ceremony, the program will dismiss to the Joe Thornton Archery Range for activities, including archery, resource fair, games and cultural activities, with a hog fry at noon. For more information, call 918-772-4166.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center hosts the Osiyo Expo Health Fair. The event will include door prizes, nutrition education, immunizations, blood drive and flu shot. For more information, call 918-256-4800.
Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Complex, satellite offices and health centers will be closed for Veterans Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.
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. 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.
6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.
5:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Education Services hosts its annual College & Career Night at Sequoyah Schools’ The Place Where They Play in Tahlequah. The event will include presentations on FAFSA, Cherokee Nation College Scholarships and Cherokee Nation Vocational Scholarships. Representatives expected to attend include Connors State College, Indian Capital Technology Center, Northeastern State University, Rogers State University, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa Community College, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, University of Central Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma, OU Health Sciences Center and more. For more information, contact Chrissy Marsh at 918-506-9963 or Jennifer Pigeon at 918-822-2446.
6 to 9 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Health Services host a mixer and informational interview event about the tribe’s physician opportunities across northeastern Oklahoma at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa. For more information, call 918-453-5676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah hosts a genealogy workshop for beginners who are just starting their search for Cherokee ancestry. Cost of the workshop is $40 for Cherokee National Historical Society members and $50 for non-members or $60 at the door. Participants must register with Gene Norris or Ashley Vann. For more information or to register, call 888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritager.org.
4 p.m. – The Cherokee Nation hosts its annual Angel Project kickoff event at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah for the public to adopt “angels” this holiday. For more information, email email@example.com.
Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Complex, satellite offices and health centers will be closed for Thanksgiving. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.
Skip the lines and save some cash this Cyber Monday by shopping www.cherokeegiftshop.com. All orders of $50 or more receive free shipping. The Cherokee Gift Shop website is your one-stop shop for finding authentic and unique Cherokee and Native American gifts the whole family will love. For more information, call 800-256-2123 or visit www.cherokeegiftshop.com.
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