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.
Two books co-authored by Tom Hatley, Western Carolina University’s Sequoyah Distinguished Professor in Cherokee Studies, that focus on cultures on opposite sides of the world have recently been reissued.
An open house and reception will be held 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, for “Cherokee Baskets and Their Makers,” an exhibit currently on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
A new exhibit of more than 100 baskets representing the Cherokee people’s four major basketry traditions of river cane, white oak, honeysuckle and maple is now on display at Western Carolina University’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Qualla Financial Freedom, a non-profit program offered by Western Carolina University’s Cherokee Center, has received a $5,000 grant in from the Asheville branch office of Smith Barney through the Citigroup Foundation’s Local Contributions Grant Program.
A Memorandum of Understanding promoting education, patient care and research for the benefit of American Indian nations was signed between Wake Forest University, Western Carolina University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Nov. 17 at Wake Forest.
The Lectures, Concerts and Exhibitions Series at Western Carolina University will feature LeAnne Howe's film “Spiral of Fire” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Grandroom of Western's A.K. Hinds University Center.