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Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering free, family-friendly storytelling events on Wednesdays in June. The two-hour program is hosted at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion starting at 10 a.m., with the exception of June 19 when it will be held under the gazebo.

Each week Stories on the Square will conclude with a different hands-on activity or craft. The make-and-take activity schedule is below:

  • June 5 – Painting garden rocks
  • June 12 – Paper plate masks
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  • June 19 – “Root-runner” basket weaving
  • June 26 – Mini gourd masks

The Cherokee National Peace Pavilion is located at 177 S. Water Ave. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St.

Attendees will receive free admission to the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum, John Ross Museum and Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum following the program.

For information on Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism, including museum operations, please call (877) 779-6977 or visit  

About Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism Group

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is managed by Cherokee Nation Businesses and was created in 2007 to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Cherokee people. Efforts by the Cherokee Nation include award-winning cultural, specialty and event tours and operation of three Cherokee Nation museums, six Cherokee Nation gift shops and two Cherokee Nation welcome centers.