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. This showing is co-sponsored by the American Indian Center. Discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Ben Frey, Department of American Studies.
The Southern Culture Movie Series is designed to be an entertaining and critical introduction to the American South. While intended especially for international students and scholars, this free series is open to everyone. It is brought to you by The Writing Center; International Student and Scholar Services; The Center for the Study of the American South; The Media Resources Center; and The Summer School.