Cherokee Messenger
March 2001

Excerpts from the Cherokee Messenger

For a complete newsletter sent each month, mail $20 annual dues, check or money order, payable to:
The Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston
P.O. Box 23187
Houston, TX 77228-3187 (USA)

CCS Monthly Meeting

Next Monthly Meeting of the Cherokee Cultural Society:
Topic: "Pow Wow Etiquette"
Guest speaker: Anna Edwards
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2001
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter, one block south of Richmond Avenue, east of the Sam Houston Tollway West Belt.

Meeting is open to all interested persons. No admission fee.

CCS Sponsors the Annual Red Nations Remembering Family Picnic

Sunday, March 25, 2001
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bear Creek Park, Pavilion #6

11:00 a.m. The Traditional Moccasin Walk honoring Cherokee ancestors who endured and those who died on the Trail of Tears.

Cherokee games, traditional storytelling and crafts round out an exciting day for all ages. Contact CCS President B.J. Callihan, 713-771-2918 or e-mail, if you want to participate in basket weaving. Reservations are complete for basketweaving materials when fees are received.

Remember to bring your potluck goodies and lawn chairs! CCS will provide soft drinks. Facilities include picnic tables, lighting, restrooms, pay phones and a nearby playground. Facility is handicapped accessible. This is an alcohol free and drug free event.

Directions to Bear Creek Park:
Take I-10 westbound to Highway 6
Turn right on 6
Go to Clay Road and turn right again
Go to the street past the golf course and turn right
Pavilion #6 will be the last one on the left

Cherokee Culture Course

"Cherokee Culture: History, Genealogy & Mythology"
A unique course for Houston offered by Deborah Scott and Marjorie Lowe, Cherokee Nation Certified Teachers

Saturday, March 31, 2001
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bellaire Park and Recreation Center
5125 Laurel, Bellaire, TX.

Exit 610, turn west on Bellaire
turn left on Rice Blvd.
go two streets and turn right on Laurel

$30.00 for CCS members
$40.00 for nonmembers
$5.00 discount for seniors 55 and older

Contact: B.J. Callihan, 713-771-2918 or

Mail registration to:
B.J. Callihan
11100 Braesridge, #604
Houston, 77071

(Register Soon! Registration is complete when payment is received. Admission is on a first come, first served basis.)

CCS News Delivery To Our Members

PLEASE let us know if you change your e-mail or snail mail address! Members who can receive e-mail attachments can enjoy a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download from Original unattached e-mail newsletters are also available. For those who prefer the print version and do not use e-mail or the Internet, newsletters can still be mailed the traditional way.

Who to contact about newsletters:
For e-mail changes:
Vicki Henrichs,
For U.S. Postal Service delivery changes:
Marjorie Lowe, 713-937-4826 or

Yes! Your Membership IS Important!

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The Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston
P.O. Box 23187
Houston, TX 77228-3187

Questions on dues?
Contact Treasurer Cindy Linnenkohl, 281-458-2883 or

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