EPISODE 603

Sophie Duch is a young Cherokee trick rider with a special connection to her animals. We ride along with her as she entertains rodeo crowds across the country. Cathy Abercrombie is a 3rd generation weaver eager to pass along her traditions to future generations. Cathy takes us inside her weaving tradition, built right here in the Cherokee Nation. Phil Konstantin has led an interesting life and has the job history to prove it. Phil takes us on his path from NASA, the California Highway Patrol and to his travels across the nation. In our Cherokee Almanac, we take a look back at our tribe’s earliest encounters with non-Indigenous people.

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IN THIS EPISODE

A Moment To Sparkle: Cherokee Trick Rider Sophie Duch

Sophia Duch is a 12-year-old trick rider with a special connection to her animals. A natural in the saddle, we ride along with Sophie as she takes a moment to “sparkle” as she entertains rodeo crowds across the country.

Cathy Abercrombie: Weaving Generations

Cathy Abercrombie is a 3rd generation Cherokee weaver with a dream to see it continue for 7 generations. Cathy takes us inside her weaving tradition and shows us how she’s making her dream a reality.

The Cherokee Traveler Phil Konstantin

Phil Konstantin is Cherokee Nation citizen living in San Diego, California. With over 50 different jobs under his belt, most people describe Phil has a jack-of-all-trades and all-around interesting guy.

Cherokee Almanac: Early Contact

In this Cherokee Almanac, we take a look back at our tribe’s earliest encounters with non-Indigenous people.

Let's Talk Cherokee

Cherokee Language Immersion School instructor Betty Frogg and student Kyah Jones talk Cherokee and teach us the following Cherokee phrases: I am running; Two of us are running; A group of us are running.