Three professors from Western Carolina University who co-edited a work of collected historical writings about the Cherokee will sign copies of the book Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.
A concert and free symposium to raise awareness of the intersection of environmental, health and indigenous issues related to mountain destruction will be held Thursday and Friday, Oct. 21-22, in the theater of the A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University.
Native American writers from the Southeast are invited to participate in the first-ever Southeast Indian Writers Gathering, to be held Thursday and Friday, Sept. 16 and 17, at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in Cherokee.
Western Carolina University will host a gallery of exhibits and series of presentations that explore social issues, traditions, images and values of Native American communities as part of the Native American Heritage Expo on campus Nov. 16-19.
Native American artist and activist Shan Goshorn will visit Western North Carolina in November for a talk at Western Carolina University and a demonstration at the Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts.
Robert J. Conley, the Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, is the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award winner from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.