Osiyo with Redwillow on 11/08/12
I'm very excited about having Ryan Mackey, traditional Tsalagi (Cherokee) cultural person, teacher and speaker on live from Oklahoma to talk about modern cultural practices, Cherokee history, and alot more...Ryan has sent me traditional songs and dances by Walker Calhoun to play and I am looking forward to a schooling on my own tribal ways...it's gonna be fun!
ᏩᏕ ᎦᎵᏍᎨᏫ (Ryan B. Mackey) works for the Cherokee Nation's ᏣᎳᎩ ᏧᎾᏕᎶᏆᏍᏗ(Cherokee Language Immersion School) as a Cultural Specialist. He is a second language learner and teaches Cherokee at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah. ᏩᏕ is actively involved in Traditional Cherokee Culture and is a leader at a local ceremonial ground. He grew up in Copan, Oklahoma and his Family is from the traditional communities of Oaks and Kenwood.