The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians’ historical and cultural connections with the land now home to WCU were commemorated as representatives of the tribal and university communities gathered for the unveiling of a sculpture.
Western Carolina University will host a daylong symposium titled “Cherokee Challenges and Tribulations: Exploring Scholarship, Memory and Commemoration” on Wednesday, April 11, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.
Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Language Program and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian will co-host the second annual Undergraduate Cherokee Language Symposium beginning Sunday, March 25, and continuing through Tuesday, March 27.
Western Carolina University students, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to learn about various aspects of life for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as the Cherokee Cultural Tour is offered from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center.