Cherokee Messenger
November 2000


For the complete Cherokee Messenger with all its special features, contact us about membership. $20/year includes the newsletter subscription. E-mail vhenrichs@earthlink.net or mail your payment to: The Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston, P.O. Box 23187, Houston, TX 77228-3187.

CCS Monthly Meeting


Next Monthly Meeting of the Cherokee Cultural Society:
Annual CCS Holiday Party, "A White Elephant Exchange"
Thursday, December 7, 2000
7:00 p.m. at the Tracy Gee Community Center
3599 Westcenter. (A block south of Richmond, east of the Sam Houston Tollway West Belt)

Meeting is open to all interested - no admission fee.

"White Elephants" reign as we set laughter in holiday motion with some hearty family fun.

"Wrap them pretty", even the ugly ducklings and directionally challenged clocks! Bring light refreshments to share with others. Contact with questions: Deborah Scott, dpscott@sageways.com


Cherokee Culture


Join us for Houston's unique course on Cherokee Culture:
"Cherokee History, Mythology & Genealogy", sponsored by the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston, Texas

Rich cultural heritage comes alive at this popular Houston area Cherokee class, offered by Cherokee Nation Certified Teachers Deborah Scott, Gayle Ross & Marjorie Lowe.

Saturday, December 9, 2000
10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Bear Creek Library
16719 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084
(Next to the Harris County Court House Annex)

Call early - Seating is limited!
Information/registration contact:
Barbra (B.J.) Callihan, (281) 208-1751 / e-mail trbjc@fondren.com


Cherokee Heritage Center Booth


Visit the Cherokee Heritage Center Booth at the Houston Museum of Natural Science "Christmas Market"

December 2, 2000 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Products offered will be all authentic Cherokee made, including the new pottery from the Heritage Center's own kiln, handmade baskets made of natural materials and dyes, Buffalo Grass Dolls, arrowheads, fishgigs, throws by the Sequoyah Weavers, and carved turtle shells among others. See you at the market!


Purpose


The purpose of the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston is to build community, to preserve Cherokee heritage, to perpetuate the Cherokee culture, and to build the future of our people. CCS, an independent Houston-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1992, is not affiliated with any other Native American Indian organization. CCS membership is open to all who are interested.

The CHEROKEE MESSENGER is a monthly publication of the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston. All officers are volunteers. Items of interest on Cherokee culture are most welcome. Inclusion is based on space available and material is subject to editing. Mail to: The Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston, P.O. Box 23187, Houston, TX 77228-3187, or fax to Vicki Henrichs, 713-974-3982 / e-mail vhenrichs@earthlink.net, by the 5th of the month prior to publication the first of the following month. Annual membership dues are $20.00 per person and include a newsletter subscription.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF CCS!



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