16th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference, Tahlequah, OK

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Discover your family history and Cherokee ancestry at the 16th Annual Cherokee Ancestry Conference hosted by the Cherokee Heritage Center.

The two-day event provides participants with the tools to research their ancestry with Cherokee historical records and features a variety of discussion topics, including historical events before and after the removal, inter-tribal relationships and advancements in social media and its effect on genealogy research.

Participants will also learn about various Cherokee Nation records that are now available online as well as resources available in their local area for Cherokee ancestry research.

A discount is given to those who register before June 3.
Pre-registration is $60 for Cherokee National Historical Society members and $75 for nonmembers. The deadline is June 3. Registrations after June 3 are $70 for CNHS members and $85 for nonmembers.

For more information, including accommodations and registration, please call (918) 456-6007, ext. 6162, or e-mail ashley-vann@cherokee.org.
The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee history, culture and the arts. It is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive in Park Hill.

For more information, go to http://www.cherokeeheritage.org/cherokee-ancestry-conference/

British Columbia Genealogical Society 2017 Seminar June 9-10

BCGS Canada 150 Seminar – Celebrating our Canadian Ancestors

Friday, June 9, 2017

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Burnaby Village 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3T6

Saturday, June 10, 2017

9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Best Western Plus Coquitlam Inn Convention Centre
319 North Road, Coquitlam, BC V3K 3V8

Speakers:
DAVE OBEE, CLAIRE SMITH-BURNS, MARY READ,
XENIA STANFORD, and SUSANNE SULZBERGER.

Dave Obee – Keynote Speaker

Find full details, schedules, and registration information at the British Columbia Genealogical Society website.