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  • Aug 10, 2011
  • 12:15 PM

Native American Teacher Connects a New Generation With Cherokee Culture

Indian Country Today Media
The Cherokee Nation’s Teacher Enrichment Institute has inspired retired schoolteacher Susie Thompson to pass on her knowledge. Thompson, a Cherokee Nation citizen, spoke the native language until the age of 8, and now when she speaks it she says it “takes her back in time, creating a connection to her mother and grandmother,” states a Cherokee Nation press release.


  1. Hello,
    My name is Leah. I am a senior at Westchester Academy of International Studies and I am creating a blog for school about Cherokee culture. Is there any way I could connect with Susie Thompson in order to obtain more information over this topic?
    Thank you,

    Leah at 06:02 PM, Jan 09, 2012     Permalink

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