Tahlequah Daily Press

February 28, 2014

Moccasin-making class on agenda


TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation officials are hosting a Thursday, March 6 workshop for those who want to learn how to make their own unique pair of moccasins.

The class will be held at the John Ross Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All materials will be provided to make traditional pucker-toe moccasins, which were historically worn by the Cherokee people.

Registration costs $25 and is limited to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration requests must be sent to Cherokee. Tourism@cnent.com. Class participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. The John Ross Museum highlights the life of John Ross, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation for more than 38 years, and houses exhibits and interactive displays on the Trail of Tears, Civil War, Cherokee Golden Age and Cherokee Nation’s passion for the education of its people.

For information on Cultural Tourism, including museum operations, call (877) 779-6977.