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American Indian Culture
In Oklahoma, there are many opportunities to immerse yourself in tribal history, songs, art and culture. Attend the Red Earth Festival, held each summer in Oklahoma City, to witness over 100 Indian tribes from across North America compete in a breathtaking, elite dance competition and exhibit works from today's most celebrated Native American artists. Explore the history of the Five Civilized Tribes who were relocated to Indian Territory, or discover the culture of the American Indian tribes whose headquarters are in Oklahoma.
Order our free guide to Oklahoma's Indian Country to discover the top American Indian attractions and learn about the state's tribes. Travel to Oklahoma to experience the richness of American Indian culture firsthand.
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Immerse yourself in the culture and pageantry of six distinct American Indian tribes at the Standing Bear Powwow in Ponca City.Learn More
More than 90 Native American attractions, museums and shopping destinations await you in Oklahoma. As you explore them, you’ll learn about Native American people, their past, present and future.Learn More
Tahlequah, fondly known as the capital of the Cherokee Nation, brims with Cherokee heritage. Explore this charming town to discover everything from the renowned Cherokee Heritage Center and other Cherokee attractions, to casinos and a scenic river ideal for float trips.Learn More