Cherokee Nation calendar of events for February 

BY STAFF REPORTS
02/01/2020 02:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation will host various events in February, including food demonstrations, a story corner and craft demonstrations. 

Feb. 7
Corn husk doll class is set for 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CN Three Rivers Health Center, 1001 S. 41st St. East, in Muskogee. Learn how to make corn husk dolls. Cost is $10 per person and $7 for children 12 and under. Call 918-781-6435. 

Feb. 8
Artist demonstration will be held at the Cherokee National History Museum in Tahlequah. Cherokee National Treasure Jane Osti will demonstrate how she makes traditional Cherokee pottery and will have some available for sale. Visit www.visitcherokeenation.com

Feb. 12
Learn how to make grape dumplings, with samples of food given along with a recipe to take home. Located at the Cooweescoowee Health Center at 395200 W. 2900 Road in Ochelata. Call Julie Miller at 918-535-6047. 

Feb. 15
Living Story Corner at the Cherokee National History Museum in Tahlequah, with Cherokee Nation citizen Candice Byrd, beginning at 11 a.m. This family-friendly event features traditional and historical Cherokee love stories called “Cherokee Hearts.” This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.visitcherokeenation.com

Feb. 17
Learn how to make grape dumplings, and take this recipe home to the family. The event starts at 2 p.m. in the kitchen at the CNVinita Health Center at 27371 S. 4410 Road in Vinita. RSVP with Amy Devore at amy-devore@cherokee.org

Feb. 20
Lunch and Learn Lecture Series will feature Kim Teehee, nominee for the CN delegate to Congress, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Osiyo Training Room at 17725 S. Muskogee Ave. in Tahlequah, behind the CN Gift Shop. Free and open to the public. Email Catherine-gray@cherokee.org

Feb. 28-29
Sequoyah Speech/Drama/Debate team will host an OSSAA-sanctioned tournament beginning at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28. Acting and public speaking events begin Feb. 29. Those who enjoy seeing high school students excel in debate, speaking and acting and would like to judge an event in Tahlequah, call Amanda Ray at Sequoyah High School at 918-453-5156. 

Feb. 29
Learn how bean bread is prepared and cooked the traditional way, wrapped in hickory leaves. The presentation is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon at the Muldrow Cherokee Community Organization Building, 603 N. Main in Muldrow. Call Mary Owl at 918-774-1400, ext. 1560.

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