Saturday, October 15

Cherokee Language Concert

Saturday, October 15, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
Cain's Ballroom, 423 North Main Street, Tulsa, OK 74103

Sponsored by the AFS Local Planning Committee, the American Folklore Society, the American Song Archives (Woody Guthrie Center and Bob Dylan Center), Cain's Ballroom, and Horton Records

To celebrate the launch of the album Anvdvnelisgi (ᎠᏅᏛᏁᎵᏍᎩ) and the American Folklore Society’s Annual Meeting celebrating folk traditions and cultural preservation, the American Folklore Society, Woody Guthrie Center, and Horton Records present a Cherokee Language Concert with a few of the album’s artists. Led by Cherokee citizens as part of a wide-ranging commitment to preserve and expand the Cherokee language, the album is produced by Cherokee filmmaker and creator, Jeremy Charles and distributed by Horton Records, a non-profit 501c-3 committed to providing support and tools for Tulsa-area musicians to broaden their reach. The project was funded in part through the Commemoration Fund, dedicated to supporting bold and innovative efforts to correct social, political and economic injustices that impact Black, Indigenous, Latinx and People of Color. Read the press release