VINITA, Okla. – Cherokee Nation is welcoming the public to a free genealogy talk on modern research techniques on Feb. 7 at the Cherokee Nation Anna Mitchell Cultural & Welcome Center in Vinita.

The event is hosted from 6-8 p.m. and is led by an experienced, professional genealogist from the Cherokee National Research Center.

In addition to learning how to begin genealogical research, participants will be introduced to the many resources available to assist them in their efforts.

The genealogy talk is open to the public and free to attend with no registration required. For more information on the event, please contact the Cherokee National Research Center at 918-456-6007 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Cherokee Nation Anna Mitchell Cultural & Welcome Center offers an exhibit gallery, a grab-and-go café with Native-inspired cuisine, a gift shop, and flexible space for cultural classes and events. It has hosted language and history classes, interactive artist demonstrations, cultural art classes, exhibit receptions, genealogy workshops and more. It is open to the public seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 953 E. Illinois Ave.