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Cherokee Nation calendar of events for September

08/29/2018

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in September, including the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

Sept. 1        

6 a.m. – Cherokee Nation Public Health hosts a Cherokee Holiday Veterans 5K and Fun Run, starting at the Cherokee Nation War Memorial, located at east of the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. Registration will begin at 6 a.m. with the fun run beginning at 7 a.m. and the 5K at 7:30 a.m. Registration for the fun run is $10 and $15 for the 5K race. For more information, email sonya-davidson@cherokee.org.

 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Quilt Show, located at Sequoyah High School’s old gym in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5165.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a special book signing event for “The Land of the Great Turtle” and “How the World was Made” at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill.  Books will be available for purchase and can be signed by author Brad Wagnon. For more information call 918-456-6007.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts free museum admission to the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum and John Ross Museum in conjunction with the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday. Free admission event continues on Sept. 2. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a special book signing event for “We are Grateful: Otsaliheliga” at the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop, located at 17725 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah. Books will be available for purchase and can be signed by author Traci Sorell during the event. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Fiddlers Contest in the Tsalagi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call Jerry Bigfeather at 918-453-5123.

1 to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a special book signing event for “Cherokee Nation: A History of Survival, Self Determination and Identity” at the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop, located at 17725 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah. Books will also be available for purchase and can be signed by authors Dr. Neil Morton and Dr. Bob Blackburn as well as graphic artist Roy Boney Jr. during the event. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

3:30 to 5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a special book signing event for “Cherokee Nation: A History of Survival, Self Determination and Identity” at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. Books will also be available for purchase and can be signed by authors Dr. Neil Morton and Dr. Bob Blackburn as well as graphic artist Roy Boney Jr. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

4 to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Veterans Center hosts a special reception as part of the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday for veterans and one adult guest at the center, located east of the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. The event will include a meal, door prizes and entertainment. For more information, call 918-772-4166.

7 p.m. – Grand entry begins at the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Powwow at the Cherokee Nation Cultural Grounds in Tahlequah. This year’s event will feature more than 175 dancers and more than $35,000 in prize money. For more information, call 918-453-5000.

Sept. 2

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a special book signing event for “We are Grateful: Otsaliheliga” at the Cherokee Heritage Center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. Books will be available for purchase and can be signed by author Traci Sorell during the event. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a special book signing event for “They Call me Eddie Morrison – Cherokee National Treasure” at the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop, located at 17725 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah. Books will be available for purchase and can be signed by author Eddie Morrison. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

1 to 3 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts an annual gathering of the first Cherokee families at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. For more information, call 888-999-6007.

1 to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday Quilt Show, located at Sequoyah High School’s old gym in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5165.

Sept. 3                                                                                         

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices and health centers are closed in observance of Labor Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

Sept. 7

Noon to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a free luncheon for veterans and one adult guest at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center, located east of the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-772-4166.

Sept. 10

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

Sept. 12

9 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center hosts a cooking class about soups, salads and more, in preparation for cooler weather. The class will be held at the health center, located at 27371 S. 4410 Rd. in Vinita. For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Emily Mealin at 918-256-4841 or emily-mealin@cherokee.org.

Sept. 13                                                                                                     

6 to 8 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach host a grant kickoff and potluck at the Tsalagi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. The event will be an opportunity for Cherokee community organizations to hear about grant opportunities and fellowship with other groups. For more information, call 918-718-5522.

Sept. 15

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a soapstone carving class as part of the cultural series at the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The class fee is $40. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritagecenter.org.

Sept. 17

3 to 7 p.m. – The Cherokee Heritage Center hosts a special event welcoming riders in the 25th Anniversary Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride to the center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The public is welcome to make signs to encourage the riders and take part in a hog fry and tours of the museum and Diligwa Ancient Village during the event. For more information, call 918-456-6007.

Sept. 22

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Community and Cultural Outreach hosts a workshop titled “Ignite Your Nonprofit,” presented by Lindi Conover at the Osiyo Training Room, located behind the Cherokee Nation Gift Shop in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-718-5522.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosts Cherokee Days at the Eastern Trails Museum, located at 215 W. Illinois Ave in Vinita. The event will include a variety of cultural activities, including Cherokee language, basket weaving, wood sculpture, loom weaving and more. For more information, call 877-779-6977.


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