Where: Museum of Native American History - Bentonville
The Museum of Native American History (MONAH) is excited to host Native Conversations: An Introduction to the Cherokee Language with Travis Wolfe at 5:30 PM, Saturday, September 14, 2019. This event invites guests to learn the foundations of the Cherokee Language. Wolfe, a certified Cherokee Language expert, will walk participants through rules and structures of the Cherokee Language. By the end of the workshop, guests will have learned more about the history of the Cherokee and foundational information to speak the language themselves!
Native Conversations is a monthly series that invites scholars, artists, and activists for monthly conversations about ways they give voice to historical and contemporary Native American culture. Participants are invited to cultivate understanding, respect, and increased awareness of cultural context by exploring topics relevant to the Indigenous community. Native Conversations are free and open to all ages.
Travis Wolfe: Travis Wolfe is a full-blooded member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. Wolfe grew up in the Cherokee communities of Wolfe Creek and Bull Hollow. He has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. Since earning a Bachelor’s degree in Cherokee Language Revitalization and Linguistics, with an expertise in language, syllabary, history and culture, Wolfe has worked exclusively with indigenous communities and organizations. Travis Wolfe is a proud advocate of Indigenous language revitalization and promotion. In his free time, Wolfe enjoys spending quality time with friends and family.
The Museum of Native American History is dedicated to free and low-cost programming. 2019 programming is generously funded by The Walton Family Foundation.
Reserve your free spot today at https://www.monah.us/upcoming-events/2019/9/14/native-conversations-cherokee-language-with-travis-wolfe