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November 5, 2013

American Indian Heritage month events

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TAHLEQUAH — On Monday, Nov. 25, AISES will host an alumni forum at 10 a.m., with the location to be announced. For more information, conact Deanna Grass at grassd@nsuok.edu.

Throughout November, the Cherokee Nation will provide free admission to its three museums: the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum, the Cherokee National Prison Museum and the John Ross Museum.

On Friday, Nov. 15, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering a free mocassin-making class from 9 a.m. to noon at the John Ross Museum. All materials will be provided to make traditional pucker-toe mocassins. The course will be taught by Mary Horsechief, with assistance from Tonia Weavel. Registration is limited to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration requests must be sent to Cherokee.Tourism@cnent.com.

Other CN events honoring American Indian Heritage month include weekly cultural presentation in the CN Tribal Council Chambers at the W.W. Keeler Complex. Each presentation is held at 2 p.m., Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Cherokee National Treasure Roger Cain will talk about the tribe’s river cane initiative.

On Nov. 19, Cherokee Nation Language Technology Specialist Roy Boney will present “Cherokee Language: From Talking Leaves to Pixels.”

On Nov. 26, David Fowler, site superintendent of the Fort Gibson Historic Site, Cabin Creek Battlefield and the George M. Murrell Home, will give a presentation about the Cherokee Nation and the Civil War.

For more information about Cherokee Nation presentations, contact Catherine Foreman-Gray at (918) 316-2432.

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