J.M. Davis Arms Museum in Claremore expands its Cherokee Nation exhibit

The J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum in Claremore, Oklahoma, recently added an expanded Cherokee Nation exhibit. The museum documented the opening of the exhibit Friday: The Tulsa World had more details about the exhibit, via Cherokee Nation District 14 Councilman Keith Austin: Austin said the display tells the story of the Cooweescoowee District of … Continue reading J.M. Davis Arms Museum in Claremore expands its Cherokee Nation exhibit

Mural of Cherokee Nation artisan dedicated in Vinita

Cherokee Nation and city officials on Tuesday dedicated a mural commemorating artisan Anna Belle Sixkiller Mitchell, known as a Cherokee National Treasure, in downtown Vinita, Oklahoma, along Route 66. Mitchell, who lived in Vinita, was designated as a Cherokee National Treasure in 1988 for reviving traditional pottery methods and sharing her skill with others, according to a news … Continue reading Mural of Cherokee Nation artisan dedicated in Vinita