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 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 x2202

Peoples center Museum FlyerLibrary 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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