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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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OsiyoTV takes a look back at two very important documents that shaped the Cherokee Nation as we know it today.
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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.
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