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Cherokee and Me

The excursion on Kate’s last day here was a trip to Cherokee. We drove through the town full of motels, tourist shops, eateries, and the huge casino. 423 more words

Summer 2015 Update from Cherokee

Hey friend, thanks for stopping by to LennoxLetters.com. Please take a few moments to watch this video update from our eNewsletter, Lennox Letters. You are invited to… 25 more words

Aunt Eliza: Notable Native*

Eliza Missouri Bushyhead Alberty (1939-1919) was a Cherokee educator and businesswoman, was the seventh child of Rev. Jesse Bushyhead (also called Unaduti), a Cherokee and Baptist minster, and Eliza Wilkinson, of mixed white and Cherokee blood. 267 more words

Historical

"Dolezal"-ing Strikes Again: Two Native Activists Found to Be Perpetrating Native Identities

Just when we hoped the Rachel Dolezal effect would be an anomaly, there are some new stories of other people perpetuating a different heritage to the nth degree.  809 more words

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Melungeon Art

I am working on a new piece that will include this text (see below) about Melungeons.  I got inspired by work at the opening for “What Was Is” at Bread and Salt Gallery in San Diego (Barrio Logan).   210 more words

Melungeon

Cherokee’s Marc Woodard in Taliaferro All-Star Classic

CLAYTON – Marc Woodard grew up in his Marlton home looking at the high school football jersey his dad wore in an All-Star game as a senior back in Mississippi. 494 more words

News

Defying the Supreme Court

Ted Cruz Channels Andrew Jackson

Although I don’t always agree with Supreme Court decisions I respect the authority of the country’s highest court.

When Ted Cruz told NPR this week the court ruled incorrectly on marriage equality and national health care I felt a chill. 290 more words

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