The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will feature “To Rise and Begin Again,” an exhibition of illustrations to be published in two Cherokee children’s books, beginning Thursday, Nov. 1, and continuing through Saturday, Dec. 1.
A symposium designed for nurses, healthcare professionals, and others interested in learning more about Cherokee Health. Attendees will get a glimpse into Cherokee culture, history, and health care perceptions. Speakers include "Beloved Woman" Myrtle Driver, Ann Bullock, Tom Belt, Susan Leadingfox, Lisa Lefler, Lou Jackson and Linda Chiltoskey. These speakers provide a broad view of the perceptions of the Cherokees concerning health care.
Western Carolina University will offer a Cherokee health symposium, designed for nurses, health care professionals and others interested in learning about the intersection of Cherokee culture and health care, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Hospitality Room of the Ramsey Regional Activity Center.
The fall “Living with the Land” folk life series will continue at Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Oct. 9, with a presentation by ethnographer Tom Sheridan on “Wilderness and Working Landscapes: Putting People Back in Nature.”
The lifelike mannequins in Western Carolina University’s nursing department help students get used to the idea of probing and prodding human patients without the threat of causing harm to a real person. Sadie Standingdeer, a Cherokee High School senior who recently visited Western for a day, was impressed.
Western Carolina University’s Theatre in Education Program will present “Dogwood’s Search,” a student-directed play for young audiences, at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in the Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, assistant to the principal chief for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will give a presentation about a new Cherokee writing project as the Appalachian Cultural Lunchtime Series continues Wednesday, March 21, at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.