She will also be the guest speaker at the July 16 Goingsnake Meeting (www.goingsnake.org/gsMEETINGS.html) to be held at the Talbot Library and Museum, Colcord, OK! Put that one on your calendar!
Find the book in our online store. Book is also available at the Talbot Library and Museum in Colcord, OK.
More info on the book and the author:
Julie L. Reed is assistant professor of history at the University of Tennessee. She has done extensive research on the subject of the Cherokee Nations ability to meet the social welfare needs of their kin and communities, such as care and education for orphans,the mentally ill,the incarcerated, the sick and the poor."Work coordinated for the social good,was at the heart of this system". The Cherokee Nation asserted its right to build institutions administered by their own people,even though enduring Removal and War.This book explores that history and social welfare policy and services. 344 pages, photos and index.Hardcover. Published April 2016.