Meet Cheyenne McKinney whose successful career as a champion boxer has led to her next career move in the sports world. She tells us how her love of boxing and passion for helping the Greenwood community, also known as Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma have come together in coaching the next generation. When it comes to preventing addiction, there are some special people serving on the front lines. Cherokee Nation Prevention Specialist Coleman Cox is one of those people and he says community change... [see more] isn't something that happens overnight. Cherokee potter Carrie Lind treats her pottery as living, breathing pieces and treats each work of art as a private conversation between her and the harvested earth. She tells us how she first began her journey in clay and who has inspired her along the way. In our Cherokee Almanac, we look back at the murder trial of Archilla Smith. His trial would play a pivotal role in the evolution of the Cherokee judicial system not long after Cherokees were removed to Indian Territory.
This docuseries features the culture, history and language of the Cherokee Nation, the largest federally recognized tribe in the US with more than 380,000 citizens. Cherokee history and culture are featured with stories such as turtle shell shakers, buffalo grass dolls and basket weaving. Also featuured are the lives of Cherokee people today; a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilot, scuba diving with wounded warriors and searching for Bigfoot in the foothills of the Cherokee Nation. These are the voices of the Cherokee people.