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Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for November

10/31/2018

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation is hosting several events during the month of November, including a veterans appreciation event at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah and a College and Career Night in Vinita. For the complete list of Cherokee Nation events see below.

Nov. 1

6 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the 11th annual Tribal Employment Rights Office Awards Banquet at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, located at 777 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa. The office works with more than 800 certified Indian-owned businesses and artists, and each year the office recognizes nine standout businesses with awards during the special ceremony. For more information, call 918-453-5430 or email tammy-hooper@cherokee.org.

Nov. 1-2

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Heritage Center hosts Cherokee Heritage Days at the center, located at 21192 S Keeler Dr. in Park Hill. The event includes activities, games and demonstrations for school-aged children, featuring a combination of both Cherokee lifestyles in the early 1700s and 1890s. A guided tour of Diligwa will be offered at 3:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per student, $2 per adult, and teachers and bus drivers are free. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required, and schools should provide student lunches. For more information, call Tonia Weavel at 918-456-6007 or email tonia-weavel@cherokee.org.

Nov. 2

10 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation’s AMO Health Center hosts a Diabetes Walk at the center, located at 900 Owens Walters Blvd. in Salina. Another walking event will also begin at 4 p.m. at the center. For more information, emailtony-ballou@cherokee.org.

Nov. 3 

Cherokee Heritage Center hosts “Cherokee Saturday” at the center in Park Hill. The first Saturday of each month, excluding January and September, the center offers free admission for citizens of Cherokee Nation or other federally recognized Cherokee tribes and one guest. For more information, visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.

Nov. 7

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation will host a Diabetes Walk at the Kenwood Nutrition Center. For more information, email Tricia Nichols at tricia-nichols@cherokee.org.

Nov. 8 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation’s Vinita Health Center hosts a Diabetes Walk at the center, located at 27371 S. 4410 Road in Vinita. The first 50 participants will receive a diabetes program incentive. For more information, call 918-256-4802.

5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts College and Career Night at the Craig County Fairgrounds, located at 915 E. Apperson Road in Vinita. The event will include information about FAFSA, Cherokee Nation vocational scholarships and Cherokee Nation college scholarships. Several local colleges will also be onsite to share information, and prize drawings will take place throughout the event. For more information, call Mary Dunlap at 918-316-3032 or Chrissy Marsh at 918-506-9963.

Nov. 9

9 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation hosts its veterans program at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center in Tahlequah in honor of Veterans Day. The program starts at 9 a.m. followed by cultural activities, and will also include resource booths. For more information, call 918-772-4166.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a sewing circle with artist Marie Watt at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located at 177 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. No sewing experience is required, and all ages are welcome. In case of inclement weather, the event will move to the Cherokee Arts Center, located at 212 S. Water Ave. in Tahlequah. For more information, call Bayly Wright 918-822-2427 or email bayly-wright@cherokee.org.

Nov. 10 

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism hosts a moccasin-making class at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, located at 124 E. Choctaw St. in Tahlequah. Cost is $35 and includes registration fee and materials. Class size is limited, and early registration is encouraged. For more information, call 877-779-6977.

Nov. 12

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices and health centers are closed in observance of Veterans Day. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.

Nov. 12-17 

Native Americans across the globe will be wearing their moccasins to work, school or just casually to celebrate the seventh annual Rock Your Mocs event.

Nov. 13 

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation’s Redbird Smith Health Center hosts a Diabetes Walk at the center, located at 301 S. J.T. Stites St. in Sallisaw. For more information, email mary-owl@cherokee.org.

Noon to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a Diabetes Walk at Jack Gordon South Park, located at 421-499 S. Locust St. in Nowata. For more information, call Amy DeVore at 918-915-0464.

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

Nov. 14

11 a.m. to noon – Cherokee Nation’s Three Rivers Health Center hosts a Diabetes Walk at the center, located at 1001 S 41st St. E. in Muskogee. For more information, email ben-buckskin@cherokee.org.

Noon to 1 p.m. – Cherokee Nation’s Sam Hider Health Center hosts a Diabetes Walk at the center, located at 859 Melton Drive in Jay. For more information, email cindy-tuder@cherokee.org.

2 to 2:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a Diabetes Walk at the Cherokee Nation Veteran’s Memorial in Tahlequah. For more information, email tonya-wapskineh@cherokee.org.

Nov. 15

2 to 2:30 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts a Diabetes Walk at Cherokee Nation’s Male Recreation Center, located at 1501 Graham Ave. in Tahlequah. For information, email tonya-wapskineh@cherokee.org.

Nov. 16 

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Cherokee Nation will host a Diabetes Walk at the Claremore Indian Hospital, located at 101 S. Moore Ave. The all-day event is come and go, and everyone is welcome. For more information, email ronnie-neal@cherokee.org.

Nov. 20

4 to 5 p.m. – Cherokee Nation hosts the Angel Project Kick-Off event at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex inTahlequah. For more information, call Misty Blunt at 918-458-6937 or Andrea Dickerson at 918-458-7695.

Nov. 22-23 

Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex, satellite offices and health centers are closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital urgent care and emergency department as well as other Cherokee Nation emergency services will remain open.


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