Cherokee Heritage Center Offers Cultural Classes Promoting Traditional Cherokee Art

Trail of Tears Exhibit at Cherokee Heritage Center

Trail of Tears Exhibit at Cherokee Heritage Center

Register now for September and October classes

Published August 19, 2016

TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting a series of cultural classes designed to preserve and promote traditional Cherokee art. The Saturday workshops are held once a month and provide hands-on learning opportunities with various traditional art forms.

The Cherokee beadwork class, set for September 10, focuses on two-needle applique and is led by Cherokee National Treasure Tonia Hogner-Weavel. The class is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $40 to participate, which includes all materials.

Cherokee Heritage CenterRegistration is also available for the October 1 class on stickball sticks led by Cherokee Nation citizen Victor Wildcat. The class is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $65 to participate. All materials are provided.

Early registration is strongly recommended as class size is limited. For more information or to RSVP, please call 918-456-6007 ext. 6161 or email [email protected].

The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, Oklahoma.

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