Finding your roots…

By Krystan Moser
on January 22, 2015

One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “How can I trace my family history?” There is no short answer to this. There are many ways to research a family’s history, but genealogy websites such as Ancestry.com may have just made that search a bit easier.

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Classic rock through new eyes

By Shelby LeFlore
on January 20, 2015

As someone in my early 20s, I was not fully aware of how huge of an impact ZZ Top has had on rock ‘n’ roll music. Of course, I have heard the legendary song “Sharp Dressed Man.” Like most people my age, I occasionally watch the television show “Duck Dynasty,” which happens to have the hit song in the opening credits of each episode.

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Remembering A.N. Chamberlin

By Krystan Moser
on December 16, 2014

Sometimes historic figures become household names with giant personas. They live in the pages of textbooks forever, immortally relevant. Some historic figures, however, do not enjoy this level of fame and only exist in the pages of forgotten books. The Reverend A.N. Chamberlin is one such figure in Cherokee history.

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Looking at old photos differently

By Gina Olaya
on November 4, 2014

Have you ever looked at an old photo of a person you don’t know and asked yourself, “I wonder who this person was?” I’ve done this at least a dozen times while preparing photographs for display within the Cherokee Nation Veterans Service Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

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A final resting place

By Krystan Moser
on May 8, 2014

In the heart of Little Rock, Arkansas, is the Mount Holly Cemetery: the final resting place of former governors, Supreme Court justices, military heroes and many other historical figures. Included among these is Elizabeth “Quatie” Brown Henley Ross, the first wife of Cherokee Nation Principal Chief John Ross.

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