Coming up on this episode of Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People… armored combat with Cherokee Nation giant Cohle Fowler and how a knight’s chivalry lives on. Learn from flintknapping master and Cherokee National Treasure Vyrl Keeter – he rocks! Join sisters Taylor and Brit Hensel on a cultural journey of self-discovery that they are turning into an empowering film. And we highlight the remarkable career, life and times of Cherokee journalist Wauhillau LaHay Lohman in this extra special edition of the Cherokee Almanac.


Cohle Fowler is a gentle giant and a different kind of Cherokee warrior. He finds his inner strength through armored combat – medieval style.

Growing up in the hills of Northeastern Oklahoma Vyrl Keeter fell in love with flintknapping. Now decades later as a Cherokee National Treasure, his knowledge of rock formations and the stories they tell is second to none.

As young adults embarking on the beginning of their careers, Cherokee sisters Taylor and Brit Hensel are using documentary film as a way to navigate identity and gain perspective.

Named after the Cherokee word for “Eagle,” Wauhillau LaHay Lohman was a Cherokee journalist whose extraordinary career took her from the bustling newsrooms and broad skies of Oklahoma to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and eventually into the White House where she formed a friendship with First Lady Ladybird Johnson.

Cherokee speaker Betty Frogg and Cherokee Immersion School student Langston teach us the Cherokee way to say “Hello my name is,” and “Be quiet.”

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