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Southern Culture Movie Series – “First Language: The Race To Save Cherokee”
Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This film series, which takes place each summer, is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South, and most films are accompanied by commentary from a topical expert. While intended especially for international students and scholars, the series is open to everyone.
Description of First Language: The Race To Save The Cherokee: Over fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homelands in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language. Recognizing its imminent loss, the Eastern Band of Cherokee are now taking extraordinary steps in a fight to revitalize the Cherokee language.
The movie is FREE and refreshments will be served.
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