Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Cherokee Indians of South Carolina

The Columbia Chapter, SCGS will meet Sunday, September 12, 2010 at the State Museum at 3:00 P.M. Dr. Will Moreau Goin will speak on the topic, The Cherokee Indians of S.C. This program is sponsored by The Humanities Council SC, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Dr. Goins is a descendant of the Eastern Band Cherokee Indians and Chief of the Cherokee Indian Tribe of South Carolina. He is a folklorist, cultural presenter, storyteller, chanter-singer, dancer, artist, educator, and arts administrator. He holds a BA degree in Communications and Anthropology and a PhD from Penn State University. Dr. Goins has lectured at many colleges and universities. He was the contributing author and editor for South Carolina Native American Cooking and South Carolina Native Pathways: A Visitor’s Resource Guide to American Heritage and Historic Sites in South Carolina.

Looks like a great program.

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