The Museum of the Cherokee Indian offers courses that combine accurate information and scholarly content with the voices of Cherokee people and experiences on the Qualla Boundary. Since 1999, the museum has been offering the Cherokee History and Culture Institute for educators from all over the country, taught by Barbara Duncan, Ph.D., along with members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Cherokee History and Culture Institute

July 13-18, 2015, Cherokee History and Culture Institute, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee, taught by Barbara R. Duncan and members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This intensive six-day institute for educators covers Cherokee archaeology, history, anthropology, folklore, literature, and geography. It models experiential education for the classroom and includes field trips. Participants learn to think critically about different disciplines while taking into account a Cherokee-centered viewpoint.  This work is applicable to other American Indian tribes as well. Contact bduncan@cherokeemuseum.org, 828/497-3481, x306, www.cherokeemuseum.org.

 

Museum members at the Friend level or higher receive a discount.

 

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