“Stories on the Square” returns in July

July 6, 2017

Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosting storytelling series at Cherokee National Capitol

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering free, family-friendly storytelling events on Wednesdays in July. The one-hour program is hosted under the gazebo at the Cherokee National Capitol starting at 10 a.m.

“We’ve had a great turnout for the storytelling events so far this summer and are excited to continue to offer the series into July,” said Travis Owens, director of cultural tourism for Cherokee Nation Businesses. “This is a fun, family-friendly way for us to engage the community and share the history and culture of the Cherokee people.”

Each week Stories on the Square will conclude with a different hands-on activity or craft. The make-and-take activities are offered at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, and the schedule is below:

July 12 – Cherokee garden rocks

July 19– Clay beads

July 26– Mini stickball sticks

The Cherokee National Capitol is located at 129 S. Muskogee Ave. In the event of inclement weather, the activities 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 and John Ross Museum following the program.

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