Cherokee Nation hosts Christmas open house Thursday


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is opening its doors from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, for the annual Christmas open house at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. Visitors are encouraged to bring the whole family, as there will be plenty of fun for the kids and door prizes. Tribal employees will host Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and are even extending a welcome to the Grinch.

"Christmas is a time for celebration and fellowship with our friends and neighbors, so we’re very happy to welcome everyone to the complex with open arms this Thursday,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker. “Visitors will be able to meet the hardworking employees who dedicate their careers to serving the Cherokee people. We guarantee lots of refreshments, as well as fun for all ages.”

Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden will give guests a special welcome. The public can browse information booths about Cherokee Nation departments, enjoy refreshments and get Christmas photos with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the Grinch. The public does not have to be present to win door prizes drawn at 1 p.m.

The event is free. For more information, contact Cherokee Nation Career Services at 918-453-5555.

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