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Cherokee Study Abroad, May 27-June 28, 2013


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Cherokee History, Language, and Culture
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States

This summer, immerse yourself in the study of an Indigenous people. Join us on Cherokee Study Abroad! Over five weeks you’ll travel from North Carolina to Oklahoma with Cherokee professors studying culture, history, and the Cherokee language. You’ll spend two weeks of instruction with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina, visit multiple sites along the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, and spend an additional two weeks among the Cherokees of northeastern Oklahoma. An innovative digital humanities course, Cherokee Study Abroad will have its own interactive website that you will use to post your course blog, reflections, and photos so that others may follow your physical and intellectual journey through Cherokee country.

Eligibility: All programs are open to all college students who have completed at least two semesters and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Funding: Financial aid can be applied to the program and need-based scholarships are available.

Cherokee People: The East (3 credits);
Cherokee People: The West (3 credits)

Faculty Director: Dr. Chris Teuton, Department of American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill; with Dr. Julie Reed, Department of History, UT-Knoxville; Mr. Ben Frey, Doctoral candidate, UW-Madison; and Dr. Barbara Duncan, Museum of the Cherokee Indian

Program Dates: May 27 - June 28, 2013

Application Deadline: FEBRUARY 14, 2013


2014 Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas

The Registration site is Live!
View/download the Preliminary Program, Register, pay for an Exhibit Booth or an advertisement in the Program, link to the hotel reservations webpage, find information on dormitory housing, and see contact information for all aspects of the annual meeting.

ABSTRACTS Email notifications of the status of submitted abstracts were sent Jan. 11-12. For information on the the review process and acceptance rates, click on 2014 Annual Meeting on the left side of this page. If you have questions about your abstract status, please email to naisa.program.2104@gmail.com.

NAIS Journal

Native American and Indigenous Studies, the official journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, invites submissions of original manuscripts for publication in its inaugural volume. NAIS is a peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Minnesota Press.

Click on Journal under Primary Links for more information. Email submissions to co-editors Jean O’Brien (Ojibwe) and Robert Warrior (Osage) at journal@naisa.org.

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