November 2, 2017
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — In recognition of Native American History Month, the Cherokee National Historical Society is hosting a genealogy workshop on Nov. 18 at the Ho-chee-nee Chapel on the grounds of the Cherokee Heritage Center.
Educational sessions feature information on early Cherokee history, missionaries and schools, Trail of Tears detachments, online resources and more.
The workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a 45-minute break for participants to have lunch on their own.
The cost to attend is $40 for Cherokee National Historical Society members, $50 for pre-registered nonmembers or $60 for those who pay at the door.
Proceeds from the workshop will support the Cherokee Family Research Center’s 2018 Ancestry Conference. Participants will receive a complimentary tote bag along with handouts for each session.
The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, Oklahoma.