Cherokee Partnership

Dr. Allen Bryant Initiates Partnership with Cherokee Central Schools

Dr. Allen Bryant, in his "Appalachian State University & Cherokee Central Schools Early Teacher Program" initiative, brings to light the desperate need for American Indian educators. To that end, he has begun this partnership by offering a history orientated high school class via a hybrid model to American Indian students on the Qualla Boundry. This class is offered as a college elective course, providing students with three college credits upon successful completion. In Dr. Bryant's words, "The need for recruitment, support and graduation of Eastern Band of Cherokee teachers and administrators is, therefore, part of a larger American Indian issue." This is the foundation Dr. Bryant's initiative is built on.

Cherokee Partnership News

2017 Selu Lecture Flier

The 2017 Selu Lecture

The 2017 Selu Lecture"Sti-u! Activism and the Contemporary Cherokee Woman"March 21, 20173:00 pmThe SolariumPlemmons Student UnionOn Tuesday, March 21s...

The Gadugi Program Hosted Cherokee High School/Appalachian State University Scholars on Thursday, February 2

The Gadugi Program hosted Cherokee High School/Appalachian State University Scholars on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The group enjoyed d...

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The Gadugi Program and the Native American Student Association Sponsor the American Indian Film Series

The Gadugi Program and the Native American Student Association are proud to sponsor Appalachian State University's third annual American Indian Film S...

Flyer advertising the 2016 Selu Lecture by Mrs. Deb Foerst, principal of Cherokee High School. Lecture held on March 31st at 3 PM in the Bryce and Izoria Gordon Gathering Room in the Reich College of Education Building.

The Gadugi Program Celebrates Women's History Month

The Gadugi Program will celebrate Women's History Month by hosting the 2016 Selu Lecture on Women Leaders in Education....

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American Indian Film Series, February 2016

The Gadugi program, with the support of the Belk Library and Information Commons; the Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance; and the Office of St...

Taran Swimmer being crowned Miss Cherokee

Taran Swimmer Named 2015 Miss Cherokee

Congratulations to former Gadugi scholar Taran Swimmer for being named 2015 Miss Cherokee! Wishing you all the best in your reign!...

Gaduga Scholars at Cherokee United Methodist mission

Gadugi Scholars Tour Mission on Qualla Boundary

On Friday, October 9 Gadugi scholars were treated to a tour of the Keener cabin and the old Methodist mission on the Qualla Boundary. We learned about...

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Joi Owle Named Region Seven Representative for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society

The Gadugi Program would like to congratulate former student Joi Owle for being named the Region Seven Representative for the American Indian Science ...

Kindergarten class listening to Gadugi scholars reading Cherokee stories

Gadugi Scholars Teach Kindergartners Traditional Cherokee Stories

Gadugi scholars recently taught traditional Cherokee stories to kindergartners at Cherokee Elementary School in early September. ASU/CHS students rela...

Peri Wildcatt on the basketball court

Lady Braves Take Their 5th Straight Regional Championship

Congratulations to the Lady Braves for their 5th straight regional championship! (Peri Wildcatt is pictured.)...