CHC opens ‘Earth Shakers: The Influence of Cherokee Women’ exhibit

BY STAFF REPORTS
05/23/2019 08:45 AM
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PARK HILL – The Cherokee Heritage Center on May 10 opened its summer exhibit, “Earth Shakers: The Influence of Cherokee Women,” on Friday, which will be on display through Aug. 3.

The exhibition explores gender roles being complementary to one another, how those roles have changed, matrilineal societies as models that work and how Cherokee women embrace new materials and technologies. This exhibition traces how Cherokee women embed Cherokee cultural knowledge, even in experimental new genres, to share across generations.

“From marching for women’s suffrage in the United States’ capital to helping design the Gemini-Agena spacecraft, Cherokee women have had a major impact on the world around them. We have tried to capture their stories in this exhibit, which includes visual arts in numerous media made by Eastern Band Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, and United Keetoowah Band Cherokee women artists through history up to today,” states an exhibit description.

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