MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 15, 2013

Cherokee Nation offers student cultural tours


— Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is providing students with a look at Cherokee Nation history and culture with an education tour program. Students receive an up-close look at historical sites, visit museums and participate in traditional Cherokee activities and crafts.

The tour program features three tours: the Cherokee History Tour that visits Tahlequah's historic Capitol Square and Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, Murrell Home, Cherokee Heritage Center and Ancient Village; the Will Rogers Tour that visits the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Dog Iron Ranch; and the Civil War Tour that visits Capitol Square, Murrell Home and Fort Gibson Historic Site.

In addition to the education tours, a variety of add-ons are available for an additional fee, including transportation on a 22-passenger shuttle bus, box lunches and cultural activities such as basket weaving, pottery and mini stickball making.

The students and/or school will provide lunch, water and/or snacks unless prearranged at sign-up.

Information: (918) 384-7787.