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Cherokee Almanac: Tribal Intentions of the Cherokee Male Seminary

Posted May 5, 2019 in Almanac, Season 5, Segments

As the first secular school west of the Mississippi River, the Cherokee Male Seminary symbolized the spirit of resilience and ingenuity of Cherokee people. Understanding that education was key to raising up a new generation, the school was created to prepare young Cherokee students for university as well as ground them in their culture and heritage.