EPISODE 605

In this episode, we learn as culture keeper and Cherokee National Treasure Noel Grayson shares his knowledge of hunting and tool-making skills. Cherokee National Treasure and master artist Dorothy Sullivan tells us about her special calling to painting and how she depicts the empowerment of Cherokee stories and women on canvas. We travel to northeastern Alabama’s Manitou Cave with Cherokee researchers to decipher the meaning behind the Cherokee syllabary found deep within. In our Cherokee Almanac, we listen as Dragging Canoe, one of the most celebrated Cherokee war chiefs, gives a prophetic speech that illustrates the often-difficult decisions our tribal leaders once faced.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Knowledge Is Meant To Be Shared: Cherokee National Treasure Noel Grayson

As a Cherokee National Treasure and culture keeper, Noel Grayson shares his knowledge of hunting and tool-making skills with the rest of the world.

Art is in its Meaning, Dorothy Sullivan Master Cherokee Artist

Dorothy Sullivan is a master Cherokee artist who invites us to learn all that goes into her treasured paintings. Dorothy tells us about her special calling to paint and how the empowerment of Cherokee women and stories come alive on canvas.

Talking Stones: The Cherokee Syllabary Cave

We travel to northeastern Alabama’s Manitou Cave with Cherokee researchers to decipher the meaning behind the Cherokee syllabary found deep within.

Cherokee Almanac: Dragging Canoe

Dragging Canoe was perhaps the most celebrated Cherokee war chief of all time with his leadership of Chickamauga warriors. In this Cherokee Almanac, we hear a prophetic speech given by Dragging Canoe that illustrates the often difficult decisions tribal leaders once faced.

Let's Talk Cherokee

Cherokee Language Immersion School instructor Betty Frogg and student Maggie Sequichie talk Cherokee and teach us the following Cherokee phrases: I am coloring, Two of us are coloring, A group of us are coloring.