This episode of “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People” honors Cherokee veterans and heroes. Meet Echo Rider, a Cherokee “Rosie the Riveter,” learn about the career of Navy Admiral Jocko Clark, the highest-ranking Cherokee Nation citizen in the history of the U.S. armed forces, and pay tribute to a recently fallen soldier, Army Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler, the first American to be killed in combat with ISIS. Get ready for the holidays with Buddy Stacy, who creates handcrafted wooden toys for Cherokee children in his own Santa’s workshop, and learn Cherokee words and phrases in the language lesson.
Watch the Full Episode Season 2, Episode 10.