Previous Segments

Season

Revisiting History With Cherokee Warriors

November 7, 2015

OsiyoTV follows eleven Cherokee World War II and Korean War veterans on the 2015 warrior flight to Washington DC. We hear stories from the wars and what the memorials mean to them. Watch now

Haley Ganzel, A Trick-Riding Legacy

November 7, 2015

Rodeo performer Haley Ganzel talks about growing up in a horse's saddle, overcoming tremendous odds and how trick-riding became her passion in life. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 10

November 7, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases of the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Sam Houston Adopted by Cherokees

November 7, 2015

Learn about Sam Houston's unique relationship with the Cherokees. Watch now

Setting Records With High School Quarterback Mason Fine

October 10, 2015

Setting Records With High School Quarterback Mason Fine Watch now

Becky Hobbs, A Cherokee Crescendo

October 10, 2015

Becky Hobbs, A Cherokee Crescendo Watch now

Forging a Family Tradition: Summer Nights and Crawdad Hunts

October 10, 2015

Forging a Family Tradition: Summer Nights and Crawdad Hunts Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 9

October 10, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases of the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. Watch now

Cherokee Almanac, The Emissaries of Peace

October 10, 2015

A look back to the so-called Emissaries of Peace: the 1762 Cherokee Delegation to London. Watch now

Artist Verna Bates, Sowing the Seeds of Cherokee Culture

September 12, 2015

Artist Verna Bates, Sowing the Seeds of Cherokee Culture Watch now

Model Colby Brittain, Big Dreams in the Big Apple

September 12, 2015

Model Colby Brittain, Big Dreams in the Big Apple Watch now

Dennis Sixkiller, Giving Cherokee Elders a Voice

September 12, 2015

Dennis Sixkiller, Giving Cherokee Elders a Voice Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: The Cherokee Outlet and Land Rush of 1893

September 12, 2015

Learn how the Cherokee Nation's connection to the largest land run in U.S. history. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 8

September 12, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases of the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 7

August 15, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases of the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. Watch now

Diligwa, A Living Cherokee History

August 15, 2015

Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People explores Diligwa, one of the Cherokee Nation's most popular tourist attractions. Diligwa is a replica of a 1700s era Cherokee village, located in Park Hill, Oklahoma, near Tahlequah. We explore the history of the village and hear what it's like to share our tribe's culture through a snapshot in time. Watch now

Bill and Demos Glass, Art for Everyone

August 15, 2015

Father and son artists Bill and Demos Glass combine their unique skills to create contemporary Cherokee artwork. Bill, a Cherokee National Treasure, shares with us his passion for ceramics and for being on the cutting edge of native art. Demos shows us how, together, they create modern art, rooted in our tribe's history. Watch now

Cherokee Ballerinas Learn Grace and Form from Russian Masters

August 15, 2015

Two young Cherokee dancers train under ballerinas from the world-renowned Vagonova Russian School of Classical Ballet. Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People checks in on them as they work through a three-week long summer intensive in New York City. Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Stand Watie’s Ceasefire

August 15, 2015

Archivists at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah discover a hand-written cease fire agreement that essentially ended the American Civil War. Watch now

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Beginning

July 11, 2015

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Beginning Watch now

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Struggle

July 11, 2015

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Struggle Watch now

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Take Away

July 11, 2015

Remember the Removal Bike Ride: The Take Away Watch now

New Echota, The Cherokee Nation’s First Capitol

July 11, 2015

New Echota, The Cherokee Nation's First Capitol Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Brainerd Mission Cemetery

July 11, 2015

Reverend Daniel Butrick was a missionary to the Cherokees in the 1830s in present-day Chattanooga, Tennessee. Watch now

The Vann House

July 11, 2015

The Vann House, Best Preserved Cherokee Home in the Old Nation Watch now

Jane Osti, Our Pottery Our People

June 14, 2015

Cherokee Potter Jane Osti digs native clay and creates award-winning pottery. Why she says it's important to pass her skill set along to younger generations. Watch now

Jaymee “Ambush” Jones, Cherokee MMA Fighter

June 14, 2015

Cherokee citizen Jaymee Jones is a wife, mother of three and a mixed martial arts fighter. She shows us what it takes to be the ultimate tough girl. Watch now

Listening To Our Elders

June 14, 2015

Cherokee elder Mack Vann never learned to speak fluent English. He has a message for younger generations. Watch now

Jesse Nighthawk Performs “We Are One”

June 14, 2015

Cherokee Musician Jesse Nighthawk performs his song titled, "We Are One." Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 5

June 14, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases of the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Mary Golda Ross

June 14, 2015

Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Mathematician Who Helped Put a Man on the Moon Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: The US Congressional Cemetery

May 17, 2015

A glimpse into the life of WIlliam Shorey Coodey, a Cherokee citizen buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington D.C. Watch now

Cultivated Leadership

May 17, 2015

Cherokee citizen and outgoing Oklahoma FFA President Garrett Reed talks about his transformation from a kid who hated the stage to a man who speaks before tens of thousands of people. Watch now

Tommy Wildcat, Sharing Cherokee Culture

May 17, 2015

Tommy Wildcat's life work is sharing Cherokee culture and history. We talk about what drives him to create a better understanding of the Cherokee people. Watch now

The Smithsonian Archive

May 17, 2015

Host Jennifer Loren takes us on a rare, behind the scenes tour of the National Museum of the American Indian's Cultural Resource Center archive collection, focusing on Cherokee objects. Watch now

Bison Revival

May 17, 2015

Last year the Cherokee Nation relocated several badlands bison to Oklahoma and today the herd is flourishing. Cherokee Nation herdsmen give us an up close view of the newest bison calves and tell us what it means to be helping a species that helped so many native americans. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 4

May 17, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language. Speaker: Dr. Candessa Tehee Watch now

Saving Cane

April 12, 2015

It's an ancient plant that many tribes once relied on for survival. Now it's survival is threatened. Watch what the Cherokee Nation is doing to keep river cane alive in Northeastern Oklahoma. Watch now

Jason Christie, Fishing For A Living

April 12, 2015

Cherokee citizen and pro angler Jason Christie takes us out on Lake Tenkiller and tells us how he turned his passion into his career. Watch now

A Promise of Good Health

April 12, 2015

The inspiring story that took a Cherokee citizen from "couch potato" to marathon runner and how her promise to a friend continues to inspire others today. Watch now

Wild Onions, A Cherokee Foraging Tradition

April 12, 2015

Foraging for wild onions is more than just a tradition for many Cherokees. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 3

April 12, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language. Speaker: Dr. Candessa Tehee Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Will Rogers’ Broadway Debut

April 12, 2015

Before he became the famous "Cherokee Kid," Will Rogers was known as "Lariat Bill." In this Cherokee Almanac we learn about an unlikely turn of events during his Broadway debut. Watch now

Traditional Cherokee Food With An Urban Twist

March 15, 2015

Chef Bradley Dry reimagines Cherokee dishes passed down from his grandmother. Watch now

Life on the Edge with Ryan Dirteater

March 15, 2015

On the road and on the ranch with Professional Bull Rider and Cherokee Citizen Ryan Dirteater. Watch now

Traci Rabbit, An Artful Legacy

March 15, 2015

Cherokee artist Traci Rabbit remembers her father Bill and works to continue his legacy. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 2

March 15, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language. Speaker: Dr. Candessa Tehee Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: Female Seminary

March 15, 2015

The Cherokee Female Seminary burned on Easter weekend of 1887. Watch now

Let’s Talk Cherokee Episode 1

February 16, 2015

Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language. Watch now

Cherokee Almanac: The First Telephone

February 16, 2015

A look back at the first phone line in the Cherokee Nation and what is now the state of Oklahoma. Watch now

Artist Roy Boney Jr.

February 15, 2015

Award-winning artist Roy Boney Jr. creates the unexpected, inspired by the Cherokee language and culture. Watch now

Ned Christie

February 15, 2015

Ned Christie: Indian outlaw or Cherokee patriot? Watch now

Jennifer Loren’s Cherokee Roots

February 15, 2015

Your Cherokee Heritage. Follow along with host Jennifer Loren as genealogists unveil secrets from her Cherokee ancestors. Watch now