Symposium of the American Indian

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Symposium of the American Indian Northeastern State University
600 N Grand
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Phone: 918-444-4351
Fax: 918-458-2073
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The annual Symposium of the American Indian is a mix of scholarly and cultural presentations that are open to the public free of charge. This celebration of American Indian culture and over 100 years of higher education at NSU features workshops on Native American traditions, short films and an ongoing film series. NSU is proud to celebrate a century of Cherokee Nation education, as NSU was founded on the established site of the pre-statehood Cherokee National Female Seminary and continues to serve a significant Native student population. 

Stop by this symposium and spend the day ...

The annual Symposium of the American Indian is a mix of scholarly and cultural presentations that are open to the public free of charge. This celebration of American Indian culture and over 100 years of higher education at NSU features workshops on Native American traditions, short films and an ongoing film series. NSU is proud to celebrate a century of Cherokee Nation education, as NSU was founded on the established site of the pre-statehood Cherokee National Female Seminary and continues to serve a significant Native student population. 

Stop by this symposium and spend the day browsing through traditional art vendor booths and enjoying a variety of speakers. Come to the Symposium of the American Indian in Tahlequah to enjoy live performances, stickball exhibitions and a variety of American Indian games. This event concludes with the NSU powwow, featuring traditional tribal dance such as gourd dancing, all performed to the electrifying beat of drums. Above all, this symposium brings renowned scholars and tribal traditionalists together in a university venue to educate and offer discourse in sovereignty, scholarship, creative works, tribal issues and cultural diversity.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Projected Attendance: 3,000

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Wednesday

9:00 am

10:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

10:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

10:00 pm

Saturday

1:00 pm

12:00 am

Located 30 miles south of Locust Grove exit off Cherokee Turnpike, 30 miles east of Muskogee on Hwy 62. NSU is located at north end of Muskogee Ave in Tahlequah.

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Alisa Douglas




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