Cherokee Heritage Center hosting annual Indian Territory Days March 28-29

BY STAFF REPORTS
02/04/2019 04:00 PM
PARK HILL – Area students who visit the Cherokee Heritage Center during its Indian Territory Days on March 28-29 will have the opportunity to interactively learn about the Cherokee arts, language and lifestyles of the 1890s.

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 also encouraged to try their hand at cultural games such as blowgun 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 encouraged.

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

The CHC is the Cherokee Nation’s cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive.

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