January 30, 2020
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation hosts several events in the month of February, including food demonstrations, a story corner, and craft demonstrations.
Corn husk doll class held 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cherokee Nation Three Rivers Health Center, 1001 S. 41st St. East, in Muskogee. Learn how to make your own corn husk doll. Cost is $10 per person and $7 for children 12 and under. For more information, call 918-781-6435.
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. For more information, go to www.visitcherokeenation.com.
Grape dumpling food presentation. 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. Contact Julie Miller at 918-535-6047 for more information.
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. For more information, go to www.visitcherokeenation.com.
February 28 – 29
Sequoyah Speech/Drama/Debate team will host an OSSAA-sanctioned tournament beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. Acting and public speaking events begin Saturday, Feb. 29. Those who enjoy seeing high school students excel in debate, speaking and acting and would like to judge an event in Tahlequah, contact Amanda Ray at Sequoyah High School at 918-453-5156.
Traditional foods demonstration: Learn how bean bread will be prepared and cooked the traditional way, wrapped in hickory leaves. The presentation is free and open to the public from 10 am. to noon at the Muldrow Cherokee Community Organization Building, 603 N. Main in Muldrow. For more information contact Mary Owl at 918-774-1400 ext. 1560.