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Cherokee Bowmaker Richard Fields
 
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Richard Fields learned how to make a traditional Cherokee bow from his cousin. He now passes on his knowledge, teaching others the craft.
Views: 876573 OsiyoTV
Joshua Wheeler, Delta Force Master Sergeant
 
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Joshua Wheeler was a prestigious Delta Force Master Sergeant, a proud Cherokee Nation citizen, and the first American soldier to be killed in combat with ISIS.
Views: 136995 OsiyoTV
Wild Onions, A Cherokee Foraging Tradition
 
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Foraging for wild onions is more than just a tradition for many Cherokees. It's a way to connect with nature, spend time with loved ones and pass on important parts of our culture to new generations.
Views: 44707 OsiyoTV
The True Story of Ned Christie
 
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Ned Christie is known to many as an Indian Outlaw who was hunted and murdered for allegedly killing a US Deputy Marshal. But many Cherokees see him as a patriot who was wrongly accused. Cherokee historians, descendants and storyteller Robert Lewis recount the details of the Ned Christie story for Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People.
Views: 16902 OsiyoTV
Cooking the Cherokee Way with Betty Jo Smith
 
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As a child, she learned to cook from the Cherokee women around her. Watch Cherokee National Treasure Betty Jo Smith prepare traditional foods and share a meal - and her kitchen secrets - with the next generation.
Views: 70132 OsiyoTV
Cooking Kanuchi, A Cherokee Tradition
 
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Cherokee National Treasure Edith Knight knows a lot about cooking. She shares the story of her youth, growing up and falling in love in the Cherokee Nation and her recipe for the traditional favorite: kanuchi.
Views: 95248 OsiyoTV
Crosslin Smith, The Old Ways
 
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He's a Cherokee traditionalist and a bearer of knowledge and culture. Amid a backdrop of the elements important to traditional medicine and ceremonies, Crosslin Smith tells us about “the old ways” and shares a part of his life's story.
Views: 10209 OsiyoTV
Life On The Edge With Ryan Dirteater
 
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We go on the road with professional bull rider and Cherokee Nation citizen Ryan Dirteater and learn his true passion is in Cherokee County, Oklahoma.
Views: 19218 OsiyoTV
Haley Ganzel, A Trick Riding Legacy
 
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Rodeo performer Haley Ganzel talks about growing up in a horse's saddle, overcoming tremendous odds and how trick riding became her passion in life.
Views: 733737 OsiyoTV
Tommy Wildcat, Sharing Cherokee Culture
 
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Tommy Wildcat's life work is sharing Cherokee culture and history. We talk about what drives him to create a better understanding of the Cherokee people.
Views: 15905 OsiyoTV
Diligwa, A Living Cherokee History
 
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Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People explores Diligwa, one of the Cherokee Nation's most popular tourist attractions. Diligwa is a replica of a 1700s era Cherokee village, located in Park Hill, Oklahoma, near Tahlequah. We explore the history of the village and hear what it's like to share our tribe's culture through a snapshot in time.
Views: 34797 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee, Season 4 Episode 1
 
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Learn to identify and speak the sounds of the Cherokee syllabary in these Cherokee language lessons. In this lesson learn the Cherokee words for "water," "aunt," "pumpkin," "groundhog," "white," and "locust," with Lawrence Panther and Cherokee Nation Immersion School students.
Views: 12723 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee: Season 1, Episode 1
 
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Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. This month, learn how to say "Where are you going?", "I am going home", and "I am going to work".
Views: 50184 OsiyoTV
The Foreman Family, Roping Strong
 
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There's a family in Oaks, Oklahoma, best known to its neighbors for two things: love for community and rodeo. OsiyoTV joins the Foreman family for a little roping action as they reveal the family history that brought them here and show us the fun in keeping their clan together.
Views: 10697 OsiyoTV
Wes Welker: Undrafted and Incomparable
 
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He was an unlikely recruit who is now one of the NFL's star receivers. Cherokee Nation citizen Wes Welker talks football, family, and his newest hobby - horse racing.
Views: 56192 OsiyoTV
Setting Records With High School Quarterback Mason Fine
 
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Record-breaking Locust Grove High School quarterback and Cherokee Nation citizen Mason Fine is a standout on and off the field.
Views: 41362 OsiyoTV
Traditional Cherokee Food With An Urban Twist
 
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Urban Chef Bradley Dry forages for ingredients and offers up traditional Cherokee dishes in a downtown Tulsa restaurant.
Views: 8688 OsiyoTV
Listening To Our Elders
 
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Cherokee elder Mack Vann never learned to speak fluent English. He has a message for younger generations.
Views: 5436 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: Sequoyah's Cabin
 
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One of the most well known Cherokees is Sequoyah, the inventor of the Cherokee written language. In this Cherokee Almanac, OsiyoTV visits his historical cabin near present-day Sallisaw, Oklahoma, to reveal more of what you may not know about his life.
Views: 3671 OsiyoTV
Archery Legend Joe Thornton
 
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Beginning in 1961, Cherokee Nation citizen Joe Thornton traveled the world, competing in archery competitions. Now, at 99 years old, he reminisces about the full life he's lived... and how he met the love of his life.
Views: 4272 OsiyoTV
Jason Christie, Fishing For A Living
 
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Cherokee Nation citizen and professional angler Jason Christie takes us out on Lake Tenkiller and tells us how he turned his passion into his career.
Views: 11092 OsiyoTV
The Girty Family: Singing Cherokee Heritage
 
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For generations, the Girty family has shared and passed down Cherokee songs.
Views: 14239 OsiyoTV
Basket Weaver Bessie Russell
 
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Cherokee National Treasure Bessie Russell has been weaving baskets for forty years; she's now passing on her art to the next generation.
Views: 4696 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: The Cherokee Nation vs Georgia
 
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Learn about key players in the historic Supreme Court case that shaped the Cherokee Nation.
Views: 5499 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: Stand Watie's Ceasefire
 
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Archivists at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah discover a handwritten ceasefire agreement that essentially ended the American Civil War.
Views: 4335 OsiyoTV
OsiyoTV Web Exclusive: Robert Lewis Tells a Story
 
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Hear Cherokee National Treasure Robert Lewis tell a story of how turtle discovered his strength.
Views: 3015 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee, Season 4 Episode 3
 
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Learn to identify and speak the sounds of the Cherokee syllabary in these Cherokee language lessons. In this lesson learn the Cherokee words for "knife," "go," "five," "write," "drum," and "turn off" with Lawrence Panther and Cherokee Nation Immersion School students.
Views: 3425 OsiyoTV
Sam Claphan: OU Sooner Football Legend and NFL Player
 
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Sam Claphan was a football great who played for the Oklahoma Sooners during the Barry Switzer dynasty and ultimately in the NFL. But that’s not what defined this so-called gentle giant from Stilwell, Oklahoma.
Views: 2494 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: State of Sequoyah
 
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Many may not know Oklahoma was actually first proposed as two states – the state of Oklahoma and the all-Indian state of Sequoyah. Learn how the proposal was made and why it ultimately failed, and also how the people behind the Sequoyah statehood movement left a permanent mark on Oklahoma.
Views: 2249 OsiyoTV
Running Coast to Coast: Andy Payne and the 1928 Transcontinental Footrace
 
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Andy Payne, a Cherokee farm boy, was the unlikely winner of a cross-country race from Los Angeles to New York City in 1928.
Views: 8144 OsiyoTV
Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People Season 1, Episode 6: Remember the Removal Bike Ride
 
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OsiyoTV documents the emotional journey of 19 young cyclists on the 2015 Remember the Removal Bike Ride, as they retrace the steps of their ancestors on the Trail of Tears.
Views: 16897 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee: Season 2, Episode 1
 
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Learn to speak key words and phrases in the Cherokee language with speaker John Ross and Cherokee Nation immersion school students. This month, learn how to say "January", "bear", and "snow".
Views: 12129 OsiyoTV
Wyatt Sheets, Living The Legacy
 
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Wrestling is is his blood. Following in his father's footsteps, four time state champion Wyatt Sheets looks to further his family legacy. Category
Views: 3404 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee, Season 4 Episode 8
 
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Learn to identify and speak the sounds of the Cherokee syllabary in these Cherokee language lessons. In this lesson learn the Cherokee words for "peach," "one" and "forgot," with Lawrence Panther and Cherokee Nation Immersion School students.
Views: 2765 OsiyoTV
Gary Davis: From Rapper to CEO
 
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Growing up in Oklahoma, Gary “Litefoot” Davis was told repeatedly “you can’t do that” when it came to his dreams. Instead of giving up, he instead used that cynicism as fuel to become a successful musician, actor, author and entrepreneur.
Views: 4434 OsiyoTV
Bison Revival
 
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Last year the Cherokee Nation relocated several Badlands bison to Oklahoma and today the herd is flourishing. Cherokee Nation herdsmen give us an up-close view of the newest bison calves and tell us what it means to be conserving a species that helped so many Native Americans.
Views: 4080 OsiyoTV
Dennis Sixkiller, Giving Cherokee Elders a Voice
 
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Cherokee Speaker and radio host Dennis Sixkiller keeps the Cherokee language alive with his weekly radio show, echoing the words and songs of our elders throughout Cherokee country.
Views: 4053 OsiyoTV
Tackling Game Day with Mason Fine
 
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In 2015, OsiyoTV met football prodigy and star student Mason Fine during his senior year at Locust Grove High School. Then, he was dreaming of playing for a division one college team. Now, we’ve caught up with Mason - living his dream as starting quarterback for the University of North Texas' Mean Green football team.
Views: 3461 OsiyoTV
The Gigging Tournament Tradition
 
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Four former champions of the annual Gigging Tournament on Lake Eucha compete to see who can spear the most fish over two wild nights.
Views: 5812 OsiyoTV
Shade Tree Stories with Ed Fields
 
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Growing up in the Cherokee Nation, Ed Fields heard many a story by simply pulling up a chair under a shade tree and listening to his parents talk. He's now an educator, passing on the Cherokee language through the stories that were passed down to him.
Views: 3338 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: Battle of Honey Springs
 
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The Battle of Honey Springs was the largest battle of the Civil War in Indian Territory. Called "The Gettysburg of the West," it was highly impactful on the war, west of the Mississippi River.
Views: 2107 OsiyoTV
OsiyoTV Web Exclusive: Cooking Poke Salad with Betty Jo Smith
 
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Did you know that poke greens can be poisonous if not prepared correctly? Learn the proper way to cook this traditional dish with Cherokee elder Betty Jo Smith.
Views: 1804 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee, Season 4 Episode 2
 
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Learn to identify and speak the sounds of the Cherokee syllabary in these Cherokee language lessons. In this lesson learn the Cherokee words for "bread," "duck," "pie" "dog," "oil," "acorn," and "turkey" with Lawrence Panther and Cherokee Nation Immersion School students.
Views: 5795 OsiyoTV
Catching up with Champion Bull Rider Ryan Dirteater
 
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Following up on the Season 1 feature with Ryan Dirteater, OsiyoTV checks in with the bull rider after his winning 2016 PBR World Finals ride.
Views: 2172 OsiyoTV
Martha Berry, Leading a Beadwork Revival
 
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Martha Berry has played a vital role in reviving the practice of Southeastern-style beadwork that was nearly lost after the Trail of Tears. Learn how her journey in search of knowledge and artistry helped lead to a renaissance of Cherokee and Southeastern beadwork.
Views: 2115 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee: Season 1,  Episode 2
 
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Learn to speak key phrases in the Cherokee language with Dr. Candessa Tehee. This month, learn how to say "What is your name?" and "My name is____".
Views: 25588 OsiyoTV
Cherokee Almanac: The Treaty of New Echota and Land Patent
 
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OsiyoTV takes a look back at two very important documents that shaped the Cherokee Nation as we know it today.
Views: 2692 OsiyoTV
Let's Talk Cherokee, Season 2 Episode 6
 
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Learn key phrases in the Cherokee language with speaker John Ross and Cherokee immersion school students. This month, learn the Cherokee words for “June”, “fish”, and “apple”.
Views: 5026 OsiyoTV
Driven to the Sky, U.S. Coast Guard Pilot Nicole Webber
 
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Nicole Webber is a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilot in Coos Bay, Oregon. A self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie, she never lost sight of her childhood dream.
Views: 1667 OsiyoTV