Cherokee Heritage Center presents 15th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference

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Event is June 10-11 at the Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex

Published May 25, 2016

TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA – Discover your family history and Cherokee ancestry at the 15th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference hosted by the Cherokee Heritage Center.

The two-day event provides participants with the tools to research their ancestry with Cherokee historical records and documents.

The conference features a variety of discussion topics, including DNA and its effect on genealogy, a history of the orphanages of the Cherokee Nation prior to statehood, as well as resources available in your local area for Cherokee ancestry research. Participants will also learn about various Cherokee Nation records that have become digitized and are now available online.

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 non-members.

The 15th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference will be held in the Osiyo Room at the Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex. It is located at 17725 S. Muskogee Ave. in the same building as Restaurant of the Cherokees.

For more information, including accommodations and registration, please call (918) 456-6007, ext. 6159 or 6162, or e-mail [email protected].

The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee history, culture and the arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill.

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