Cherokee Language Event: A Conversation with Ed Fields
4:10 pm | 3/16/2022 | Hybrid Event: 1303 Dwinelle Hall & Live on Zoom | Until 5:30 pm | 3/14/2022
Ed Fields, Cherokee Nation
Anyone who wants to watch the zoom in person can join us in 1303 Dwinelle Hall (mask required).
The UC Berkeley Language Revitalization Working Group Designated Emphasis in Indigenous Language Revitalization, History of Art Department, Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley, The American Indian Graduate Program at UC Berkeley are proud to host a special conversation with Ed Fields, citizen of Cherokee Nation and Cherokee language instructor at Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah Oklahoma. Mr. Fields grew up speaking Cherokee and actively preserves the language by teaching Cherokee at all levels. His classes are full of traditional Cherokee folklore he remembers from his childhood. He is widely regarded as a Cherokee national treasure.