FOLLOWING CDC RECOMMENDATIONS, ALL CHEROKEE NATION-OWNED MUSEUMS, GIFT SHOPS AND WELCOME CENTERS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

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Cherokee Nation temporarily closes museum locations and retail operations to public

March 17, 2020

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – With the increasing spread of COVID-19, Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. declared March 16 a state of emergency in the Cherokee Nation as the tribe works to keep employees, citizens and community members safe.

As part of those efforts, all Cherokee Nation museums, retail operations and the Cherokee Heritage Center will temporarily close beginning Tuesday, March 17.

Temporary operational shutdowns include the Cherokee National History Museum, Cherokee National Prison Museum, Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum, John Ross Museum and...

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Cherokee Nation-related events postponed

March 13, 2020

The Cherokee Nation is taking steps to keep its community safe. The Cherokee word for respect is ᎤᏬᎯᏳᎯ, and the Cherokee Nation is upholding these values in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. In this effort, many Cherokee Nation-related events have been postponed both locally and at-large.

Click here for a full list of cancelled events.

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