Cherokee Hymnbook now available!

Cherokee Hymnbook Team

Bo Taylor, Mary Brown, Janie Brown, Shirley Oswalt, Dan Dills, Ken Blankenship, Joyce Cooper, and Barbara Duncan



Welcome Ethan Clapsaddle!

Ethan Clapsaddle has joined the Museum staff as Program Specialist, beginning in July.  He will help people in the Archives, work on social media for the Museum, and help with existing programs.  Several years ago, Ethan worked in our Box Office and Museum Store and later was an Archival Intern and eventually Operations Manager.  He attended Western Carolina University were we earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences and Cherokee Studies.  Ethan also attended Graduate School at the University of Kansas in the Indigenous Studies Program.  Previous to his joining our team at the museum, Ethan served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army.  He was assigned to the 65th Engineer Battalion out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  His unit deployed to Afghanistan in 2013.  After being honorably discharged in April of this year, he returned to Cherokee with his wife, Sunnie and their two boys, Walker and Dawson.  We would like to welcome him and his family to our team.