Native American Culture
Once known as Indian Territory, the eastern half of present-day Oklahoma is as closely associated with Native American culture as any place could be. Several Native American nations headquartered in Green Country maintain their cultures through a variety of programs, museums and events here. Tribes such as the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek) and Osage play a vital role in the culture of Green Country and invite you to experience their heritage at powwows, art shows and festivals throughout the year as well as at masterfully curated museums and heritage centers.
Join in on a stomp dance, sample authentic Native American cuisine and make new friends at a powwow. Shop for treasures made by Native American artisans in several galleries, boutiques and jewelry stores across Green Country. Discover more about the history of Native American peoples as you tour tribal museums and browse collections of art and artifacts. You'll come away with a new appreciation for the rich history of our Native peoples.