In this episode, we meet Matthew Creekkiller and Jacob Foreman, two cousins taking on the sport of cornhole. Inseparable since childhood, we watch as these American Cornhole League professionals, take it to the next level. We jump into the saddle with American’s singing cowgirl and Miss Rodeo USA, Jessie Lynn Nichols. She shows us around the rodeo arena and shares the importance of family and investing in others. Brad Carson has dedicated his life to bettering the lives of Oklahomans. He shares this dedication and how his political and educational career led him from the White House to his role as President of the University of Tulsa. In our Cherokee Almanac, we learn how despite the promise of opportunity and prosperity, the introduction of railroads into Cherokee Nation instead brought hardship and new struggles.
In many Cherokee families cousins can be more like siblings, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of Matthew Creekkiller and Jacob Foreman. Inseparable from childhood, the two grew up playing sports and traditional games together. Today, Matthew and Jacob have turned pro in the unlikeliest of sports, Cornhole. As American Cornhole League professionals, they have their eyes on the championship prize.
Jump in the saddle with Jessie Lynn Nichols as we see what it takes to go from Alabama’s Singing Cowgirl to Miss Rodeo USA. Jessie Lynn shows us around the rodeo arena and shares the importance of family and investing in others.
From rural Oklahoma to the White House, Brad Carson has dedicated his life to bettering the lives of Oklahomans. Brad shares how his political career led to a career in education and how he is applying his parent’s advice in his role as President of the University of Tulsa.
Cherokee Nation fought to keep railroads out of our land in Indian Territory but after the Civil War new tracks crossed our nation. In the Cherokee Almanac, learn how railroads impacted our land, our people, and brought hardship and new struggles.
In this Cherokee Language Lesson, we join Gasila and Sinasd as they play cornhole.