Beginning Cherokee Genealogy

Walker Community Room

Please join us on Saturday, August 12 at 1:00 pm for Beginning Cherokee Genealogy with Ashley Thirsty-Vann from the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  This class will assist family history researchers by introducing the resources and processes used to start researching Native American family lines. 

Ashley Thirsty-Vann was raised in the small Cherokee community of Rocky Mountain in Adair County, Oklahoma. She has always had close ties to family, even receiving her Cherokee name U-s-di from her grandmother. This deep connection fostered her desire to preserve family history and began her journey into Cherokee Genealogy.  She has been doing genealogy for over twenty years and strives to continue preserving the Cherokee ancestral records for many generations to come. She began working at the Cherokee Heritage Center as the Associate Genealogy Assistant. She is now a member of the Goingsnake District Heritage Association, National Trail of Tear Association and the Oklahoma Chapter of the Trail of Tears. She is also a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild.

2017-08-12 18:00:00 2017-08-12 18:00:00 America/Edmonton Beginning Cherokee Genealogy Please join us on Saturday, August 12 at 1:00 pm for Beginning Cherokee Genealogy with Ashley Thirsty-Vann from the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  This class will assist family history researchers by introducing the resources and processes used to start researching Native American family lines.  Ashley Thirsty-Vann was raised in the small Cherokee community of Rocky Mountain in Adair County, Oklahoma. She has always had close ties to family, even receiving her Cherokee name U-s-di from her grandmother. This deep connection fostered her desire to preserve family history and began her journey into Cherokee Genealogy.  She has been doing genealogy for over twenty years and strives to continue preserving the Cherokee ancestral records for many generations to come. She began working at the Cherokee Heritage Center as the Associate Genealogy Assistant. She is now a member of the Goingsnake District Heritage Association, National Trail of Tear Association and the Oklahoma Chapter of the Trail of Tears. She is also a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. Walker Community Room Fayetteville Public Library