Cherokee Heritage Center

by Mike Condren

This painting was inside the Museum, inside the Trail of Tears exhibit.

Andrew Hartley Payne

Sequoyah statue and Shawn

A Cherokee playing "stick ball", what the NCAA calls Lacross. I first saw boys playing this game about 60 years ago in the Cookson Hill north of Sallisaw.

This is a winter hut made of river cane and mud.
Inside the hut showing a bed and the fire location.

Summer left, and winter right, Council Huts.

Stick ball player and the pole with the fish target on top.

This was our tour guide

This native potter told us how she makes the pots in front of her.

A pair of flint carvers were seen making arrow heads.
Then they are seen shooting their arrows at a target on the bale of hay.

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