Cherokee Heritage Center receives $20,000 grant from Inasmuch Foundation

Grant to support Cherokee Humanities Course at Northeastern State University

The Cherokee Heritage Center recently received a $20,000 grant from the Inasmuch Foundation to support the Cherokee Humanities Course at Northeastern State University. CHC utilizes the funds to provide tuition, books, child care and transportation needs to qualified students at no cost. Applications are accepted for fall and spring semesters, and students can take both for a total of six college credit hours in Cherokee studies.


Cherokee Nation calendar of events for July

The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in July, including the Lewis Downing Exhibit and “Stories on the Square.”

New exhibit explores the history and influence of Cherokee Chief Lewis Downing

Lewis Downing served as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation for 15 years, following the death of Chief John Ross in 1866.