Cherokees ask for artifacts

July 2009
Native American Times;7/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p3
The article reports on the demand of Cherokee Nation officials in Oklahoma that people with artifacts relating to the Cherokee Nation must return those items for use in a museum. According to Travis Owens of the Cherokee National Cultural Tourism office in Tahlequah, the tribe is aiming for Oklahoma's border states, where high concentrations of Cherokee citizens are living. The said artifacts will also be used to showcase the Cherokee National Supreme Court Building Museum.


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