Language. Literacy. Lifeways.

Cherokee Art Styles with Dan Mink and Roy Boney

Cherokee artists Dan Mink and Roy Boney Jr. discuss their collaboration on the 69th annual Cherokee National Holiday artwork, which features renowned Cherokee inventor Sequoyah in honor of the theme “Cultivating Our Culture: Language. Literacy. Lifeways.”

Premier Date: 9/2 @ 3pm

Cherokee Spoken Here

A short documentary on the expansion of language revitalization efforts by the Cherokee Nation. This video segment was brought to you by C.A.R.E. Consulting Group. To learn more, visit their website at https://www.carecg.com/.

Premier Date: 9/3 @ 1pm

Community Tours: Cherokee County

Join Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Principal Chief Bryan Warner as they take you on a tour of Cherokee County and Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation. This video segment was brought to you by Cherokee Nation Businesses. To learn more, visit their website at https://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/.

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Premier Date: 9/2 @ 4pm

Cultivating Our Culture

Harvesting Crawdads with Larry Shade

Gigging has long been a tradition for many Cherokee families, and third-generation gig maker Larry Shade provides a guide for harvesting this mainstay. This video was brought to you by James Hodge Ford of Muskogee. To learn more, visit their website at https://www.hodgeford.com/.

Premier Date: 9/2 @ 5pm

An Introduction to the Cherokee Nation Heirloom Garden

Cherokee Nation Ethnobiology Manager Feather Smith leads a virtual tour through the Cherokee Nation heirloom garden and native plant site. This video segment was brought to you by Cherokee Nation Businesses. To learn more, visit their website at https://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/.

Premier Date: 9/3 @ 2pm

Foraging with Matthew Anderson

Cherokee Cultural Specialist Matthew Anderson forages for native plants that have long been significant to the Cherokee people. This video segment was brought to you by Brown & Brown Insurance. To learn more, visit their website at https://www.bbinsurance.com/.

Premier Date: 9/3 @ 3pm

Making Pottery with Jane Osti

Cherokee National Treasure Jane Osti uses pottery techniques inspired by traditional practices that have been used by Cherokees for centuries. This video segment was brought to you by Adaptive Workforce Solutions. To learn more, visit their website at https://www.adaptivewfs.com/.

Premier Date: 9/4 @ 3pm

Traditional Twining with Betty Frogg

Cherokee National Treasure Betty Frogg teaches about traditional twining techniques used for thousands of years to create clothing, bags and other items. This video segment was brought to you by Diagnostic Imaging Associates. To learn more, visit their website at http://diarads.com/.

Premier Date: 9/4 @ 4pm

Traditional Clothing with Tonia Weavel

Cherokee National Treasure Tonia Weavel teaches about trade shirts and their introduction to the Cherokee people. This video segment was brought to you by C.A.R.E. Consulting Group. To learn more, visit their website at https://www.carecg.com/.

Premier Date: 9/4 @ 5pm

Advancing Artistry at the Cherokee Arts Center

The Cherokee Arts Center in Tahlequah offers artists a place to meet, share their knowledge, and learn new techniques by exploring a number of creative avenues. This video segment was brought to you by Cherokee Nation Businesses. To learn more, visit their website at https://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/.

Premier Date: 9/4 @ 6pm