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TCSS Indigenous Voices Workshop


  “Let’s All Speak”

Native Voices in Tennessee  History

Come attend a spring workshop presented by TCSS in cooperation with the Museum of Cherokee Indian, the East Tennessee Historical Society, and Indian Creek Productions, Inc.


Sponsored by BVI Currents of Change 


Friday, March 24th 6-8pm & Saturday, March 25th 8am - Noon.

Venue: Jefferson County High School

115 W. Dumplin Valley Rd., Dandridge, TN 37725


$75 Registration (via Credit Cards, PayPal, and Checks) includes:

  • Friday Dinner and Program

  • Saturday Breakfast

  • Three Workshop Sessions

  • Admission to the Saturday's Spirit of Nations Powwow

  • Indian Taco Lunch on Saturday

Professional Development Certificate will be provided at the conclusion of the event.

Contact Mark Finchum for more information at

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Middle TN Engaging Social Studies! Workshop #2
Middle TN Engaging Social Studies! Workshop #2
Multiple Dates
Jun 14, 2024, 9:00 AM CST
White County Public Library

Agenda at a Glance

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Friday Schedule

  • 6 pm – Dinner

  • 7 pm – Gadugi: Museum of the Cherokee Indian (Oral history, panel discussion, music, dance)

Saturday Schedule

  • 8 am – Registration, coffee, pastries, introductions

  • 8:30 am – Cherokee 101:  Museum of the Cherokee Indian (Oral history, spirituality, clothing, traditional homes, misrepresentation in education)

  • 9:30 am – Disruption: Museum of the Cherokee Indian (How the museum exhibits represent the past, present, and future Aniyvwiyv)

  • 10:30 am – Incorporating Indigenous Voices: East Tennessee Historical Society (How to include Indigenous voices  in the  classroom)

  • 11:30 am – Spirit of Nations PowwowAttendees are dismissed to visit the Spirit of Nations Powwow being held at the school.  The Grand Entry begins at noon. In addition to the dance competitions, attendees will be able to visit a tipi display, talk with traditional artisans, and participate in several activities.  An Indian taco meal is included.

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Hotel Information

Quality Inn Dandridge
620 Green Valley Drive
Dandridge, TN 37725
(865) 397-4310
Code: Powwow
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