Cherokee Heritage Center to host Indian Territory Days on March 26-27

BY STAFF REPORTS
02/12/2020 12:30 PM
PARK HILL – Area students have the opportunity to spend an interactive day learning about the Cherokee arts, language and lifestyles of the 1890s on March 26-27 at the Cherokee Heritage Center during its Indian Territory Days.

The annual educational event features various hands-on learning activities for public, private and home-schooled children grades kindergarten to 12. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the event concludes at 2 p.m. each day.

The museum and villages are open for self-directed tours, with demonstrations highlighting the many unique aspects of the time period held throughout the day.

Cultural stations are located throughout the grounds to introduce students to the art of Cherokee pottery making, basket weaving, finger weaving and more. Students are encouraged to try cultural games such as blow gun shooting, stickball, marbles and chunkey.

Admission is $7 per student and accompanying adults are $2. School personnel accompanying students are free. Payment can be made to the CHC with cash, check, purchase order or credit card. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

For information or to register a class, call Tonia Weavel at 918-456-6007, ext. 6161, or email tonia-weavel@cherokee.org.

The CHC is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive.

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