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Cherokee History Symposium 2024

Join us for three days of history, music, art, food, & fun. Register now.

 The Cherokee History Symposium 2024  is presented by the CBIHP Foundation, Cherokee Nation, and BLK-FTHR. Sponsors also include the Sequoyah Research Center, Legacy Keepers R Us, Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame,  Jason Irby Innovation Foundation, & Positive Energy Church.

 This will be the inaugural year of the Cherokee History Symposium. It will be held in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at 100 N Water Ave., June 21-23, 2024. This three-day symposium offers scholars, historians, authors, and museum professionals a forum to share their work with history enthusiasts. 

 Typical activities include a keynote, historical sessions, professional development sessions, exhibits, artist's booths, live music, food, & fun. 

June 21, 2024 -  5 pm to 10 pm - There will be a meet and greet with snacks & live music, also exhibits, and booths will be open from                                                                     5 pm to 10 pm. Live music Selbie Minner, Scarry Larry, Pat Moss

June 22, 2024 - 10 am to 8 pm  - This will be the main day of the symposium. Exhibits and booths will be open from 10 am to 8 pm.

                                                         10 am - The day starts with live entertainment. Afterward, historical sessions start, with live musical                                                                                artists for entertainment in between some sessions.

                                                         11 am - We have the keynote speaker Dr. Dan Littlefield   

                                                          Noon -  Lunch is prepared by  Cherokee Chef Justin Phillips

                                                          12:20 pm - The lunch infotainment is Dr. Harold Aldridge's "History of the Blues".

                                                          1 pm   -  Jason Irby "Trail of Tears"

                                                          2 pm  - Assistant Director Erin Fehr

                                                       3 pm  -  Mark Harrison

                                                          4 pm  - Jennifer Frazee

                                                          5 pm  - Melissa Payne "Freedmen History"

                                                          6 pm  - Dinner by Chef Justin Phillips

                                                                  - Acknowledgments Ty Wilson

                                                       6:15   - Colby Rose "live music"

                                                       7 pm - Tony Mathews "live music"

June 23, 2024   -          11 am to 3 pm  -  Exhibits and booths will be open from 11 am to 3 pm

                                                       Noon - Traditional Cherokee Hog Fry cooked by Jared Davis

                                                 12:10 pm - Melissa Payne "Freedmen History"

                                                    12:30 pm - ShIron Ray "Legacy Keepers, The importance of preserving."

                                               1 pm to 3 pm - Live Gospel  music


           Join us for three days of history, music, art, food, & fun. Register now.

Cherokee History Symposium

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