Published On: Thu, Mar 16th, 2017

Cherokee Heritage Center to host 16th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference

 

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Discover your family history and Cherokee ancestry at the 16th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference hosted by the Cherokee (Nation) Heritage Center on June 9-10. The two-day event, being held in the Osiyo Room at the Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex in Tahlequah, Okla., provides participants with the tools to research their ancestry with Cherokee historical records and features a variety of discussion topics, including historical events before and after the removal, inter-tribal relationships and advancements in social media and its effect on genealogy research.

Participants will also learn about various Cherokee Nation records that are now available online as well as resources available in their local area for Cherokee ancestry research.

A discount is given to those who register before June 3. Pre-registration is $60 for Cherokee National Historical Society members and $75 for nonmembers. The deadline is June 3. Registrations after June 3 are $70 for CNHS members and $85 for nonmembers.

Info: (918) 456-6007 ext. 6162 or ashley-vann@cherokee.org

– Anadisgoi, Cherokee Nation release