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Seminole Freedman

Though not widely known, the story of the Black Seminoles is deeply rooted in the fabric of American history. Fleeing plantations in the American South, slaves first began making their way to Spanish Florida in the late 1600s, when Spain offered freedom to fugitives who agreed to defend the Spanish crown. Just north of St. Augustine, black refugees from British America founded the settlement of Mose, the first legally sanctioned free black town in North America.

Artists Honored at Seminole Nation Museum with Dedication Ceremony

Artists Honored at Seminole Nation Museum with Dedication Ceremony
The Seminole Nation Museum’s annual Joan Roberts Ligon Collections Endowment purchase dedication will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 2 p.m. located at 524 S. Wewoka Ave., Wewoka, Okla. The 2015 dedication will honor artists Damian Jay McGirt and the late Fred Beaver.

Local Artist’s Work Featured in Annual Alumni Art Show

Local Artist’s Work Featured in Annual Alumni Art Show
The Seminole Nation Museum’s annual Alumni Art Show will begin with a public reception June 27 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and run through July 25 in the museum's Margaret Jane Norman Gallery located at 524 S. Wewoka Ave., in Wewoka, Okla. This year’s featured artist is Richard Billingsley.

Landscaping project completed

Landscaping project completed
Generous support makes long-awaited project a reality ahead of schedule

Dan, Dan, the Sorghum man!

Dan, Dan, the Sorghum man!
Summer weather means work for Wewoka's biggest event is already under way

it's MVSKOKE TIME!

it's MVSKOKE TIME!
Join us at the MVSKOKE/Creek Nation Festival June 27 & 28 in Okmulgee.

The best of the rest!

The best of the rest!
Seminole Nation Museum "Quiz Whizzes" capture Second Place at Trivia Night fundraiser

Ceremonies to honor historic seminole chief

Ceremonies to honor historic seminole chief
John Jumper to be honored with plaques, ceremonies at Seminole Nation Museum and Spring Baptist Church

It's April Shower time!

It's April Shower time!
Annual Museum fundraiser is today...come see us!

Cultural treasure available again

Cultural treasure available again
Iconic reference book on Seminole culture and medicine is now back in print

Daisies Slate Annual Museum Fundraiser

Daisies Slate Annual Museum Fundraiser
April 30th is date set for annual event

Seminole who used his language to outfox World War II enemy dies at 96

Seminole who used his language to outfox World War II enemy dies at 96
Edmond Harjo, one of the last surviving members of a group of American Indians who used their native languages to outmaneuver the enemy during World Wars I and II, died last week in Oklahoma. He was 96.

Spring Clearance in gift shop!

Spring Clearance in gift shop!
Great savings on cultural items, crafts, souvenirs and books!

Allan Houser Centennial Begins

Allan Houser Centennial Begins
Famed Native American Oklahoma artist is honored state-wide

Local Art Available

Local Art Available
Holdenville non-profit celebrates area talent with art fundraiser

Painting with Pinot

Painting with Pinot
Join us for all the fun!

Landscaping Project Underway

Landscaping Project Underway
Long-awaited project kicks-off an exciting New Year!

Ellwanger Accepts State Leadership Role

Museum Executive Director helps preserve Oklahoma Icon

Cheese Apples!

Cheese Apples!
39th Annual Holiday Bazaar to feature seasonal staple

Red Dirt Rangers Highlight Sorghum Festival

Red Dirt Rangers Highlight Sorghum Festival
Nationally-known musicians bring eclectic sound to annual fall festival