Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration   - Sep 12, 2015

Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration Keetoowah Tribal Grounds
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Phone: 918-431-1818   918-456-6533
Fax: 918-431-1873
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The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma invites visitors to Tahlequah for festivities that celebrate the tribe's heritage. Bring the family out to experience traditional American Indian crafts, games, Native American dancing and a parade at this year's Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration. Enjoy a signing of the UKB Constitution, hog fry, gospel sing and cultural demonstrations. Honor the traditions of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees with the Chief's State of the Nation address and more.

An annual highlight of the event, the Keetoowah Powwow will feature ...

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma invites visitors to Tahlequah for festivities that celebrate the tribe's heritage. Bring the family out to experience traditional American Indian crafts, games, Native American dancing and a parade at this year's Keetoowah Cherokee Celebration. Enjoy a signing of the UKB Constitution, hog fry, gospel sing and cultural demonstrations. Honor the traditions of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees with the Chief's State of the Nation address and more.

An annual highlight of the event, the Keetoowah Powwow will feature tiny tot, junior and adult dance competitions. Come and enjoy the amazing spectacle of traditional dancers in full regalia as they compete in categories that include traditional, grass, straight, fancy, buckskin, cloth and jingle dancing. Enjoy a free traditional meal, or bring the kids for a turtle race, fishing derby and other children's activities. Keetoowah game competitions will also be held during this event. Witness as participants compete in marbles, blowgun and corn stalk shoots, horseshoes, stickball and more. Arts and craft vendors, as well as a variety of food vendors, will also be available.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Projected Attendance: 10,000

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Saturday

7:00 am

5:00 pm

Travel 3 miles south of Tahlequah on Hwy 62, then west on Willis Rd. Go north on Keetoowah Circle.

Primary Contact:

Marilyn Craig




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