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Tony Palmer, a highly decorated World War II Veteran, was one of the few renowned Native American "Code Talkers". After joining the army in 1942 with two other Seminoles, he went on to use the Mvskoke language to outwit Japanese forces.

Borders and Boundaries Art Exhibition open!

Borders and Boundaries art exhibition is open to the public!
Assimilation and appropriation have been and continue to be important and often fractious concepts for Native peoples. Native artists confront and respond to these ideas in their work all the time. The current hot topic among many contemporary Native and First Nations artists is "decolonization," a term fraught with meaning but yet hard to define exactly. What does that look like to artists outside North America, especially in a location such as Belfast, with its own very different colonization experience. 

Ellwanger Chosen to Lead Statewide Nonprofit

Richard Ellwanger, Executive Director of the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka, has been elected to serve as president of the Oklahoma Museums Association.

Ellwanger was selected to lead the statewide nonprofit in September of 2020 and will serve a two-year term as president that began January 1, 2021. 

The Oklahoma Museums Association (OMA) is the primary provider of professional development, training and technical information to Oklahoma's 500+ museums, historical societies, Read more...



Valentine's Day Selections

 If you want to make your loved one glow this Valentine's Day, consider shopping out great selection of Native inspired jewelry and accessories at our gift shop! We always have a remarkable collection of beaded and metal native jewelry, accessories and patchwork designs that is guaranteed to be as unique as the bond you share. 

Don't forget, when you shop Wewoka, you are giving them the most exclusive gifts for the right price, as well as supporting your town and local vendors! 

 

Sorghum T-Shirts available online!

Our 2020 Sorghum Day t-shirts are available here on our online shop! 

These shirts are currently only available in short sleeve and come in red and gray. The size range for these t-shirts are Small-2XL. There are a limited supply of these shirts in our store so get them while they last!


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.