SEASON 2, EPISODE 5

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IN THIS EPISODE​

Andy Payne, a Cherokee farm boy, was the unlikely winner of a cross-country race from Los Angeles to New York City in 1928.

Cherokee Nation citizen Ryan Helsley pitches for the Minor League Peoria Chiefs, working hard to make it up to the big leagues.

Four former champions of the annual Gigging Tournament on Lake Eucha compete to see who can spear the most fish over two wild nights.

Several Cherokee Major League players gained notoriety for their skills on the diamond in the early 1900s, years before Jackie Robinson “broke the color barrier” in professional baseball.

Learn key phrases in the Cherokee language with speaker John Ross and Cherokee immersion school students. This month, the Cherokee words for “May,” “wolf,” and “night.”

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