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Jeanetta Calhoun Mish is a scholar, poet, and prose writer who started her academic career at Wewoka Head Start with Mrs. Lucille and in kindergarten with Mrs. Dunlap. Calhoun Mish has said her love of reading and writing was fostered by Wewoka teachers Mrs. Carolina, Mr. Dedmon, and Mr. Shivers. She completed her Ph.D. in American Literature at OU in 2009. Her most recent books are 'Oklahomeland: Essays' (Lamar University Press, 2015) and a poetry collection,'What I Learned at the War' (West End Press, 2016).

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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

Mvskoke Voices exhibition open! 

Mvskoke Voices is an exhibition co-sponsored by our friends at Red Earth Center in Oklahoma City. It features Native American artists of Mvskoke (Seminole and Creek) origins, exhibiting both classic and contemporary art.

As the museum is closed to the public, staff are working diligently to make sure everyone gets to experience this amazing art show. Stay tuned for more information regarding the digital opening of this exhibition. 

 

 

$25,000 Grant from Oklahoma Humanities

Thanks, Tony, for helping us spread the word!

Artist Tony Tiger stopped by the Seminole Nation Museum today to record some digital programming for our new exhibition, “Mvskoke Voices” (more on that later) and took the time to help publicize our good news.

The Seminole Nation Museum is grateful to announce that it is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Oklahoma Humanities. In response...

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Check out our calendar for upcoming events

 Our new 2020 calendar has been updated, and it is going to be a busy one! Click here for a list of upcoming events, including the titles of this year's art exhibitions and the dates of our festivals and fundraisers. 2020 is going to be a great year, full of exciting educational opportunities, family fun, expansion and outreach of our programs.

 

New jewelry on display now!

 

Stop by our gift shop to see our new inventory of jewelry, including rings, beaded necklaces and earrings! We are always stocking interesting additions to our selections from local Native artists. 

Our gift shop is open from 10am-5pm. 



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.