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Cherokee Nation calendar of events for June

5/30/2019

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in June, including the annual Stories on the Square event and the Annual Cherokee Gospel Sing. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

June 1

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. – The Cherokee Nation General Election for Principal Chief, Deputy Chief and eight Tribal Council seats is June 1. Voters must cast their ballots at designated voting precincts as specified and delivered to them in the mail. For more information about voting, call the Cherokee Nation Election Commission at 918-458-5899.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a traditional Cherokee beadwork class as part of the cultural series at the Cherokee Heritage Center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The cost is $40. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritage.org

1 to 6 p.m. – Cherokee Nations hosts the Annual Cherokee Gospel Sing at the Cherokee Heritage Center, located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill. The evening will include gospel songs in both Cherokee and English and a traditional meal. For more information, call 888-999-6007 or visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.        

June 5

10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977. 

June 10

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meeting at the W.W. Keeler Complex, 17675 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. For the agenda, visit http://legislative.cherokee.org

June 11

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sequoyah High School and Oklahoma State College of Osteopathic Medicine hosts “Operation Orange,” a medical summer camp for high school students interested in a career in the medical field, at Sequoyah’s The Place Where They Play in Tahlequah. For more information or to register, email operationorange@okstate.edu

June 12

10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

June 14 – Jan. 31

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cultural Tourism hosts the "Where Has Your Flag Flown" exhibit at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, located at 122 E. Keetoowah St. in Tahlequah. The exhibit allows visitors to learn about the history of the modern flag of Cherokee Nation and the various symbolisms represented within the flag. The Cherokee National Supreme Court is closed on Sundays and Mondays. For more information, call 877-779-6977 or www.VisitCherokeeNation.com.    

June 15

5 p.m. – Deadline for Cherokee Nation scholarship applications. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST. Students can apply online at https://scholarships.cherokee.org. For more information, call 918-453-5000, ext. 5465.

June 19

10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977.

June 20

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute at the TsaLaGi Community Room, located behind the Restaurant of the Cherokees in Tahlequah. For more information, call Julie McCandless 918-822-2550 or email julie-mccandless@cherokee.org

11 a.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride return ceremony at the Cherokee Nation Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, call 918-453-5000.

June 26

10 a.m. to noon – Cultural Tourism presents its “Stories on the Square” event series at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, visit www.visitcherokeenation.com or call 877-779-6977. 

June 29

10 a.m.  – Cherokee Nation hosts the 2019 Traditional Native Games at Coweescoowee Health Center, located at 395200 W. 2900 Road in Ochelata. The public is invited to come watch or compete in traditional games, including cornstalk shoots, horseshoes and more. For more information, call Bayly Wright at 918-822-2427.

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Julie Hubbard 918-207-3896
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