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J Coody Johnson

African-American attorney and oil man J. Coody Johnson motivated many black businessmen in early-day Oklahoma to establish a Negro State Fair.  Opened in 1915 in Muskogee, this event came four years later to Wewoka.

Shop Wewoka for Christmas!

The Seminole Nation Museum is one of many local stores participating in the Wewoka Chamber of Business and Industry Christmas Cash Giveaway. That means between now and the 4th of December, if you spend more than $10 in our gift shop you can enter to win up to $3000 worth of prize money! So if you are in town don't forget to stop by to do some Christmas shopping.

 

For more details, click here!

Speak: Speak While You Can exhibit closing soon!

 Speak: Speak While You Can, an exhibition co-curated by artists Bobby C. Martin (Muscogee) and Tony Tiger (Sac and Fox/Seminole) will be closing December 31st.

Speak is a show that discusses the significance of indigenous languages and the reclamation of the identities associated with them. That power is central to theme of this exhibit as envisioned by the artists.

 Click here to learn more.

 


New Art Acquired

The Seminole Nation Museum is pleased to announce that it has recently acquired "After Church", an encaustic work by Muscogee (Creek) artist Bobby C. Martin. The painting is adapted from a photograph of his grandmother, mother (left), and aunt (right) taken on their farm "after church" on a Sunday afternoon many years ago.
As Martin states, "The(se) images provide a connection with my past, a way to remember and honor the generations that have come before—a way to commemorate our unique family heritage."

 

New Fall Styles in the gift shop!

Soutwestern style shawls and scarves are available in our gift shop this holiday season. If you are looking to shop local stop by for amazing deals on great ideas for the holidays. We have a great variety of colors and styles that is sure to make anyone's Christmas Merry and Bright, if not a little cozier during the chilly winter months.



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.