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Emahaka Mission, a Seminole school for girls, was established in 1894 and was located approximately five miles south of Wewoka on the Seminole-Creek border. Full capacity of the school's boarding department was 112. Studies ranged from elementary arithmetic to foreign languages and philosophy.

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Seminole History and Culture Classes

08/14/2019
Due to the popularity of our January-February sessions, the Seminole Nation Museum has approved hosting a second round of Seminole history and culture classes beginning Saturday, March 16, 2019. The free classes, which are open to the public, will be conducted Saturdays at the museum and will run from March 16 through April 20. The course will present the genesis of the Seminole people and their origins as Mvskoke mound builders. We will examine their evolu Read More

45th Annual Holiday Bazaar

Friday, November 22, 2019

Held annually on the Friday before Thanksgiving, the Holiday Bazaar features baked goods, craft items, cheese apples, Christmas decorations and an assortment of other goodies.  A lunch time meal is also served.

Begun in 1975, the annual Holiday Bazaar is the primary fundraiser for the Seminole Nation Museum.  The event is a community-supported project that depends on the generosity and involvement of area citizens in donating...

 

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Altars of Reconciliation Closing Dec 31st 

If you have not had the opportunity to visit our Altars of Reconciliation Exhibit, there is still time. The last day of the exhibit is December 31st, 2019, and there is no better time than the holiday season to visit. A trip to the museum is always a fun experience for extended family visiting for the holidays.

Altars of Reconciliation is a unique exhibit that speaks about how Christianity is depicted in Native...  

 

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Give a little during this holiday season

It is never too late in the year to make a small donation, and there are many ways you can help the Seminole Nation Museum give back to the community. 

By contributing to the Seminole Nation Museum you are not only helping to protect and preserve the history we collect, but you also fund numerous educational programs, aid in our research and ensure the integrity of the structure where we house the history of the Seminole Tribe and the town of Wewoka. 

To learn more about how your contributions help us, please click here.

Preservation Assessment coming to the Museum

The Seminole Nation Museum will be visited by Preservation Specialist Rebecca Elder this December. Elder will help the Museum in its aim to better catalog it's documents and guarantee the longevity of its collections. This visit will help to expand the Museum's knowledge of precise and efficient organizational strategies for modern museums, as well as establish a continuing course-of-action that will benefit our staff and volunteers for many years. 



Welcome to the Seminole Nation Museum

The Seminole Nation Museum documents and interprets the history and culture of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the people and events that make its capital, Wewoka, one of the most historically significant and culturally diverse communities in Oklahoma. Through the use of select artifacts, historic photographs and interpretive exhibits, the events and stories that shaped the home of the Seminoles for more than a century are chronicled in a captivating, educational and enlightening experience.