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aliceAlice Brown Davis, the first female chief of all of the five civilized tribes, was sworn into office in July of 1922 by President Warren G. Harding. Before being sworn in as chief, Alice spent the early decades of her life as a farmer, rancher, postmistress, educator, interpreter, missionary and mother to eleven children. Chief Alice’s compassion, determination and charity to the Seminole people made her one of the most beloved and honored leaders of her time.

Latest exhibition "Form and Function" open!

We are very excited to invite everyone to see our latest show "Form and Function: Southeastern Art and Utility Among the Five Tribes". This exhibition features Native art and artifacts that serves a functional purpose in everyday life. It discusses how these items were used, the purpose of their ornamentation and the significance of the stories they tell within their culture. This show will be open from June 1st to August 31st.

Starr Hardridge painting Collection Endowment purchase of 2022

In honor of what would have been Joan Ligon’s 106th birthday, the Seminole Nation Museum is proud to announce its 2022 Joan Roberts Ligon Collection Endowment purchase. Composed of tens of thousands of tiny acrylic dots hand applied to Venetian plaster, "What We Carry Within" is an exceptional and grand work of pointillism, Read more here...

 


School Photos on Loan

On loan from Seminole Nation Historic Preservation department are over 2 dozen amazing photos of the Mekesukey Academy for Boys (more commonly known as the Mekesukey Mission),which was a boarding school for Native American children establish in 1891 in present-day Seminole, OK. The school was closed in 1930 and was soon after consumed by a fire. Artifacts from it are difficult to come by, making these photos a profoundly useful research tool. 

Rez Dogs T-Shirts in Stock

Any fans out of there of Sterlin Harjo's hit show will be happy to know we are carrying Reservation Dogs t-shirts in our gift shop! We have a variety of colors and styles including pocket tees! We even have some youth sizes that our awesome kids here are showing off. Due to the limited quantity in stock and their popularity, these are only available in the gift shop at the moment. Prices range from $17.95 to $29.95.



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.