CN calendar of events for June

BY STAFF REPORTS
05/31/2019 04:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation will host numerous events in June, including the annual Stories on the Square event and Cherokee Gospel Sing.

June 1M
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. – The general election for principal chief, deputy chief and eight Tribal Council seats is June 1. Voters must cast their ballots at designated voting precincts as specified and delivered to them in the mail. For more information about voting, call the CN Election Commission at 918-458-5899.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – The CN hosts a traditional Cherokee beadwork class as part of the cultural series at the Cherokee Heritage Center at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The cost is $40. For more information, call 1-888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.

1 to 6 p.m. – The CN hosts the annual Cherokee Gospel Sing at the CHC. The evening will include gospel songs in both Cherokee and English and a traditional meal. For more information, call 1-888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.

June 5
10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com
or call 1-877-779-6977.

June 10
6 p.m. – The Tribal Council will meet in the W.W. Keeler Complex at 17675 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org.

June 11
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sequoyah High School and Oklahoma State College of Osteopathic Medicine hosts “Operation Orange,” a medical summer camp for high school students interested in a career in the medical field, at Sequoyah’s The Place Where They Play in Tahlequah. For more information or to register, email operationorange@okstate.edu.

June 12
10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 1-877-779-6977.

June 14 – Jan. 31
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cultural Tourism hosts the “Where Has Your Flag Flown” exhibit at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum at 122 E. Keetoowah St. in Tahlequah. The exhibit allows visitors to learn about the history of the modern flag of CN and the symbolisms represented within the flag. The Cherokee National Supreme Court is closed on Sundays and Mondays. For more information, call 1-877-779-6977 or www.visitcherokeenation.com.

June 15
5 p.m. – Deadline for CN scholarship applications. Students can apply online at Click here to view
https://scholarships.cherokee.org. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 5322.

June 19
10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion at 177 S. Water Ave. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 1-877-779-6977.

June 20
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – CN hosts a blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute at the TsaLaGi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call Julie McCandless 918-822-2550 or email julie-mccandless@cherokee.org.

11 a.m. – CN hosts the “Remember the Removal” Bike Ride return ceremony at the CN Peace Pavilion. For more information, call 918-453-5000.

June 26
10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 1-877-779-6977.

June 29
10 a.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 2019 Traditional Native Games at Coweescoowee Health Center at 395200 W. 2900 Road in Ochelata. The public is invited to come watch or compete in traditional games, including cornstalk shoots, horseshoes and more. For more information, call Bayly Wright at 918-822-2427.

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