Five Tribes Ancestry Conference
867 Charles Cooper Memorial Rd
Trace your Native American roots at the Five Tribes Ancestry Conference at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. This collaboration between the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole and Choctaw tribes will gather for a collaborative genealogy conference hosted by the Cherokee Family Research Center.
This event will teach visitors how to research their ancestry with historical documents and records. Come to the Five Tribes Ancestry Conference to learn what it means to be Native American, how to decipher various resources and how to trace your family tree. A wide variety of guest speakers and noted genealogists will be available throughout the conference and will be featured in various presentations and Q&A sessions.
The 2018 Five Tribes Ancestry Conference speakers will include Dr. Daniel F. Littlefield Jr, Director-Sequoyah Research Center at the University of Arkansas; Anita Finger-Smith, principal genealogist of Cherokee Genealogy Services, licensed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; and Bill Welge, Director-Office of American Indian Culture and Preservation at Oklahoma Historical Society.