September 4, 2021

Cherokee Nation announces 2021 Cherokee National Treasures, other awards

Author: Scott

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Three Cherokee Nation citizens have been named this year’s Cherokee National Treasures for their work in preserving and promoting Cherokee art and culture. The Cherokee Nation Treasure status is an honor presented by the tribe to individuals who are keeping the art, language and culture alive through their crafts and work.
Danny McCarter, of Tahlequah, Okla.; Cathy Abercrombie, of Jay, Okla.; and Harry Oosahwee, of Tahlequah, Okla. were selected as the 2021 recipients and were