- January 21 - January 21Cherokee Education, Past and Present Zoom Presentation by Dr. Allen Bryant
Dr. Bryant, Associate Professor in the College of Education at Appalachian State University, will conduct a thirty-minute presentation titled, “Cherokee Education, Past and Present,” at this first members only program for Chieftains. This presentation will focus on the efforts of mission schools to provide an English/American education to Cherokees in the past, including the children of Major Ridge, as well as challenges in the Cherokee educational system today.
The January 21st presentation will take place via Zoom from 6:30-7:15pm and is free those who have a 2021 membership to Chieftains Museum. Registration for this event will begin in early January. There is still plenty of time to become a member of the museum in time to take part in this presentation!