Cherokee Nation postpones Cherokee Art Market

BY STAFF REPORTS
07/30/2020 11:30 AM
CATOOSA – As the COVID-19 global health crisis continues, Cherokee Nation officials on July 28 announced they are postponing the 15th annual Cherokee Art Market until 2021. The market was slated to run Oct. 10-11 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

“We remain committed to a proactive, aggressive response to COVID-19 and will continue to do what is necessary to keep our community safe,” said Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. “The decision to postpone this year’s event was difficult, but we must stay vigilant and do what we can to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and ensure the safety of our most revered artists.”

Cherokee Art Market hosts 150 elite Native American artists at the two-day event, representing 50 tribes.

“The artists featured at Cherokee Art Market have dedicated their lives to mastering their craft and have each played an important role in sharing the rich history and culture of Native nations,” said Travis Owens, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism director. “We’re working hard to identify new and exciting ways to showcase their talents in a safe way.”

For information and updates, visit www.CherokeeArtMarket.com.

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