Cherokee Nation

Cherokee Nation’s rich culture, sparkling lakes, rolling hills and breathtaking natural beauty offer
visitors one “Oh, wow!” experience after another.
Love nature? Enjoy a day kayaking the crystal-clear Illinois River or hiking through woodland trails.
Love historic sites? You can explore five remarkable Cherokee Nation museums with the Cherokee
Passport for only $15. From an original printing press at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum to Indian Territory’s first penitentiary at the Cherokee National Prison Museum, you’ll enjoy many interactive and insightful exhibits. 


Love culture? Discover Cherokee arts and traditions at the Cherokee Heritage Center’s 1710 living
village Diligwa. And visit the actual home of the legendary Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee
Syllabary in the 1800s.
Love shopping? Discover authentic Native American jewelry, apparel and unique, handmade artwork
at Cherokee Nation Gift Shop. You’ll find something for everyone at nine convenient locations.
Love events? Cherokee Nation festivals attract thousands of visitors each year. Be sure to visit during
Labor Day weekend for the Cherokee National Holiday and see one of the largest, Native American
festivals in the U.S., including an intertribal powwow and dozens of other cultural events. Each October, Cherokee Art Market showcases 150 elite artists from more than 50 tribes at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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