Tahlequah Daily Press

May 27, 2014

John Hair Museum upcoming events

By RENEE FITE
Staff Writer

TAHLEQUAH — Traditional arts and cultural classes to be held at the John Hair Museum over the next few months offer United Keetoowah Band members and the community at large the opportunity to add to their repertoire.

Ernestine Berry, John Hair Museum director, said it is the mission of the tribe to teach classes meaningful in the traditions the tribe.

A book signing with Sequoyah Guess will be Saturday, May 31 from 10a.m. - 12 p.m. at the museum.

Anyone looking to better understand the Keetoowah's will find the history class June 26 interesting and informative.

Introduction to Quilting is scheduled for July 24, followed by Pucker-toe moccasins on August 28.

The reigning Junior Miss Keetoowah Laura Grayson will teach the July class.

Have fun with marbles by learning this traditional game September 25. People can learn how to set up, keep score and play the game, said Berry.

"Everyone is welcome to come to these classes," she said.