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The Universal Man is an iconic piece of Seminole artistry and craftsmanship. Sculpted by past Seminole Principal Chief and master artist, Enoch Kelly Haney, The Universal Man, is made completely of bronze and stands 22 inches tall by 23 inches wide atop of a mahogany base. Haney has said that "The Universal Man makes a statement about human relation which goes beyond the boundaries of Indian Culture."

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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

Seminole Signatures Exhibit now open!

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Seminole Signatures exhibit is now open for viewing. The exhibit boasts a wide variety of Seminole artists' works from the Museum's permanent collection. From classic works by Jerome Tiger to the more contemporary art of Montgomery and Haney, each picture collectively tells a story of the hardships and strength of the Seminole Tribe. This exhibit closes March 31.

 

History Classes beginning soon 

 Seminole Nation Museum will begin Part II of it's Seminole History classes beginning on Saturday, February 8th.   The class will cover the lifestyle changes of the Seminoles as they adapted to life in Indian Territory and the developments that occurred as they adopted a tribal government and laws. The classes, taught by our program administrator Ted Underwood, are expected to end March 21st. Limited admission is available. Please contact the museum to reserve your place.



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.