Welcome to the Karuk Tribe People's Center Museum & Gift Shop

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.

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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.


The Karuk Tribe is hosting the 15th Annual Karuk Basketweavers Gathering March 23-25, 2018 at the Karuk Tribe People's Center Museum in Happy Camp,CA. For more information on registration and accommodations, please call Brittany Souza at (530)-493-1600 ext. 2016, or the People's Center at (530)-493-1600 Ext. 2201.




The People’s Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm and closed for lunch from 1:00 to 1:30 pm.

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Dugout Canoe Exhibit in the Museum

For more information contact the Karuk Tribe People's Center Museum & Gift Shop at 530-493-1600 x2201

Library information http://www.karuk.us/index.php/departments/libraries

Contact information:

Karuk Tribe People’s Center Museum & Gift Shop
64236 Second Ave. / P.O. Box 1016
Happy Camp, CA. 96039
(530) 493-1600 
Fax (530) 493-2564



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