Cherokee Heritage Center Offering Class on Traditional Stickball

Published April 20, 2019

Register now for two-day class May 3-4

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Registration is now open for the Cherokee Heritage Center’s upcoming stickball class. The two-day class will be held May 3-4 with guest instructor Cherokee Nation citizen Victor Wildcat.

The class will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and end at 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, the class will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition to learning the history and importance of the traditional game, this hands-on, interactive class will guide participants through the steps to create their own pair of stickball sticks.

The class is presented as part of a series designed to preserve, promote and teach traditional Cherokee art. The Saturday workshops are held once a month and provide hands-on learning opportunities with various traditional art forms.

Participation in the class costs $65 and includes all materials. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Tonia Weavel at 918-456-6007, ext. 6161, or by email at tonia-weavel@cherokee.org.

The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee history, culture and the arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill.

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