Our speaker at the July WCAGS Meeting will be coming back to the Fayetteville Public Library on October 6th. At this presentation, he will be discussing specifics on beginning your Cherokee Genealogy research. Mark your calendars today and plan to attend this wonderful event at the library.
The following is the event information from the Fayetteville Library website:
CHEROKEE GENEALOGY, A BEGINNER’S GUIDE
Join genealogist Gene Norris Saturday, October 6th at 11am to learn how to research Cherokee family history. Learn how to use birth and death certificates, marriage records, federal census records, family histories and roll books to examine Native American roots.
This is a free event, but registration is required — call 479.856.7250 to sign up.
Gene Norris is the senior genealogist with the Cherokee National Historical Society, Inc. He is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the National Genealogical Society, and the Georgia Chapter of the National Trail of Tears Association. He is a board member of the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Trail of Tears Association and a board member of the Cherokee Arts & Humanities Council, Inc.
He has actively been involved in genealogical research for thirty years and has been specifically concentrating on Cherokee genealogy since 1994. He has had numerous articles published in historical quarterlies and has taught the Cherokee Nation History Course in local communities in Oklahoma. He has also presented and spoken at several workshops, seminars and conferences on Cherokee history and genealogical research.
10/06/2012 – 11:00am – 12:00pm