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Karuk Tribe People’s Center Museum

Karuk Tribe People’s Center Museum

The Mission of the Karuk Tribe People’s Center Museum & Gift Shop:  As the Museum and Cultural Center of the Karuk Tribe, the People’s Center Museum & Gift Shop is devoted to the preservation, promotion and celebration of Karuk history, language, traditions and living culture.

Opened in September 2002, the Karuk People’s Center is a 5,000 square foot facility that includes an exhibition gallery, a gift shop, a Basketweaving classroom, a library, a collection’s storage area and the Karuk Language Program Office.

Basket Classes are held in the Basketweaving Classroom every Sunday from 12:00 to 3:00 pm and are led by master Karuk basket weaver, Wilverna Reece. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own material for weaving.


Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:30am – 5pm (closed for lunch from 1pm – 1:30pm)

Photo Credit: Karuk Tribe People’s Center Museum


64236 Second Ave. Happy Camp, CA. 96039
(530) 493-1600

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