A Review of Cultural Heritage in 2015

2015 was another exciting and productive year for Wild South’s Cultural Heritage Department. In March, Wild South received a grant from the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina to continue our cultural heritage work for another year. In November, we received an additional grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation. Our work would not be possible […]

Wild South Collects Rare Cherokee Documents at Harvard University

Wild South’s cultural heritage team spent a week in Cambridge, MA collecting primary Cherokee records at Harvard University’s Houghton and Lamont Libraries. The team photographed 17,795 new digital images of missionary records ranging from 1818 to about 1850. Hundreds of Cherokee children are listed in the records, which include syllabary, class materials, and lists of […]